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apprehensive
used in A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

4 uses
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Definition
worried over possible misfortune
  • " "Maybe you shouldn't talk about God like that," said Neeley apprehensively.
    Chapter 37 (32% in)
  • " "You didn't tell him about the others?" asked Katie apprehensively.
    Chapter 47 (78% in)
  • "You going to tell Mama?" asked Neeley apprehensively.
    Chapter 51 (47% in)
  • That is," she added hastily with an apprehensive look at her daughter, "when you're old enough to know your own mind.
    Chapter 51 (89% in)

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