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apprehension
used in To Build a Fire

3 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
apprehension about finals
Definition
worry about what is to come
  • So the dog made no effort to communicate its apprehension to the man.
apprehension = worry or concern about what will happen
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  • Something was the matter, and its suspicious nature sensed danger,—it knew not what danger but somewhere, somehow, in its brain arose an apprehension of the man.
  • It experienced a vague but menacing apprehension that subdued it and made it slink along at the man's heels, and that made it question eagerly every unwonted movement of the man as if expecting him to go into camp or to seek shelter somewhere and build a fire.

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