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mentally upset over possible misfortune or danger etc

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in fear or dread of possible evil or harm

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Apprehensive that the part he had taken in the escape might prove fatal to himself, Duncan left the place without delay.
Heyward profited by the first opportunity to gaze in his face, secretly apprehensive he might find the features of another acquaintance; but they proved to be those of a stranger, and, what was still more inexplicable, of one who bore all the distinctive marks of a Huron warrior.
"Yes; and every delay makes one more apprehensive of other delays.
The owner, Mr Peter Nderitu, said he was apprehensive that the county government might descend on his business yet he had obtained all the approvals, including building permits from the county government.
Summary: Many of us are apprehensive about the future.
He is apprehensive that the actions taken by the Board are symptomatic of the political conflicts he has faced with Matiang'i.
Danske Bank A/S (DANSKE:Copenhagen) is apprehensive that its business in the Nordic region could be hurt because of allegations of money-laundering.
He said the state PDP was apprehensive that the national leadership of the party may throw the structure open for Saraki to take over but had now been reassured by Secondus.
According to a study, people who feel apprehensive about face-to-face interactions with others are making use of social media to help them regulate emotions.
I have regularly attended the course over the last 50 years, but this was my first visit as a wheelchair user (pushed by my wife) and we were a bit apprehensive. From the start, the staff were kindness itself and came forward to help.
IANS Priyanka Chopra, who is currently in Prague, says she is apprehensive about everything new she does, but the the courage of conviction gets her going.
I'm proud but, as a father, I'm also apprehensive if he can bear the training,' the PNP chief said.
I'm over the was quite and apprehensive I wouldn't choice James "I'm over the moon, I was quite nervous and apprehensive that I wouldn't get into my first choice."
Organiser Sonis bowled over by the positive response to her naked calendfundraiser, but while the likes of Roxy and Aleks have no problems baring their bods, Sonia herself is feeling more than a little apprehensive abothe prospect of stripping off.