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apprehensive
used in Atlas Shrugged

3 uses
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Definition
worried over possible misfortune
  • Mr. Thompson emitted a long whistle and shook his head apprehensively.
    3.8 Part 3 Chapter 8 — The Egoist (80% in)
  • They stood in silence, not with the apprehensive curiosity of workmen, but with the heavy indifference of convicts.
    3.5 Part 3 Chapter 5 — Their Brothers' Keepers (83% in)
  • There were other figures in the hall, listening with an apprehensive curiosity.
    3.9 Part 3 Chapter 9 — The Generator (15% in)

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