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anxiety
used in Treasure Island

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Definition
nervousness or worry
  • Of all the gloomy features of that gloomy afternoon, this obvious anxiety on the part of Long John appeared the worst.
    Chapter 13 — How My Shore Adventure Began (58% in)
  • Jackets and coats were flung aside, shirts thrown open at the neck and rolled up to the shoulders; and we stood there, each at his post, in a fever of heat and anxiety.
    Chapter 21 — The Attack (29% in)

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