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apprehend
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

2 meanings, 4 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
apprehend the criminal
Definition
to capture and arrest someone suspected of breaking the law
  • If Caderousse had invented the story relative to the diamond, and there existed no such person as the Abbe Busoni, then, indeed, I was lost past redemption, or, at least, my life hung upon the feeble chance of Caderousse himself being apprehended and confessing the whole truth.
    Chapters 45-46 (24% in)
apprehended = arrested
There are no more uses of "apprehend" flagged with this meaning in The Count of Monte Cristo.

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2  —3 uses as in:
apprehend misfortune
Definition
fear, or anticipate with worry
  • Besides, had not the deputy, who had been so kind to him, told him that provided he did not pronounce the dreaded name of Noirtier, he had nothing to apprehend?
    Chapters 7-8 (67% in)
apprehend = fear

(editor's note:  This is commonly seen in the forms apprehensive or apprehension, but it is also seen in this form in classic literature.)
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • At the sight of this slaughter and devastation I became terrified, not for myself—for I, a simple Corsican fisherman, had nothing to fear; on the contrary, that time was most favorable for us smugglers—but for my brother, a soldier of the empire, returning from the army of the Loire, with his uniform and his epaulets, there was everything to apprehend.
    Chapters 43-44 (28% in)
  • apprehend = fear

    (editor's note:  This is commonly seen in the forms apprehensive or apprehension, but it is also seen in this form in classic literature.)
  • True, the planks were not so closely adjusted but that a hasty peep might be obtained through their interstices; but the strict decorum and rigid propriety of the inhabitants of the house left no grounds for apprehending that advantage would be taken of that circumstance.
    Chapters 51-52 (5% in)
apprehending = worrying
There are no more uses of "apprehend" flagged with this meaning in The Count of Monte Cristo.

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