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apprehensive
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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worried over possible misfortune
  • So on that superficial level I was unprepared for Dan Needham, who was tall and gawky, with curly carrot-colored hair, and who wore eyeglasses that were too small for his egg-shaped face—the perfectly round lenses giving him the apprehensive, hunting expression of a large, mutant owl.
    p. 47.9

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