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apprehend
used in Pride and Prejudice

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Definition
fear, or anticipate with worry
  • They agree with me in apprehending that this false step in one daughter will be injurious to the fortunes of all the others; for who, as Lady Catherine herself condescendingly says, will connect themselves with such a family?
    Chapter 48 (50% in)
apprehending = fearing
  • ...and, though Kitty might in time regain her natural degree of sense, since the disturbers of her brain were removed, her other sister, from whose disposition greater evil might be apprehended, was likely to be hardened in all her folly and assurance by a situation of such double danger as a watering-place and a camp.
    Chapter 42 (24% in)
apprehended = feared
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