toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

apprehensive
used in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

3 uses
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition
worried over possible misfortune
  • They glanced backward over their shoulders from time to time, apprehensively, as if they feared they might be followed.
    Chapter 10 (1% in)
  • There was something in the tone that made Tom apprehensive.
    Chapter 12 (63% in)
  • Becky grew apprehensive.
    Chapter 31 (21% in)

There are no more uses of "apprehensive" in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®