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apprehension
used in The Fountainhead

5 uses
  • He could not summon any apprehension over the activities of somebody named Gus Webb.
    4.9 — Part 4 Chapter 9 (54% in)
  • He always made her uncomfortable in the house, with a vague feeling of apprehension, as if she were waiting to see him swing out suddenly and smash her coffee tables, her Chinese vases, her framed photographs.
    1.1 — Part 1 Chapter 1 (27% in)
  • It preyed on his mind, with the bewildered feeling of apprehension which the thought of her always brought him.
    1.12 — Part 1 Chapter 12 (37% in)
  • In his anger, apprehension, curiosity and flattered pleasure, his first conscious thought was gratitude to God that his mother was not at home.
    2.14 — Part 2 Chapter 14 (2% in)
  • Scarret frowned; he did not like the sight of Wynand being unable to control an emotion; it contradicted everything he knew of Wynand; it gave Scarret a funny feeling of apprehension, like the sight of a tiny crack in a solid wall; the crack could not possibly endanger the wall—except that it had no business being there.
    3.1 — Part 3 Chapter 1 (87% in)

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