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  • as inexcitedly
  • as infearfully
  • as innervously

synonyms for apprehensively

  • breathlessly
  • eagerly
  • frantically
  • furiously
  • heatedly
  • madly
  • passionately
  • tensely
  • wildly
  • erratically
  • excitably
  • feverishly
  • frenziedly
  • hotly
  • hysterically
  • restlessly
  • tempestuously
  • uncontrollably
  • uncontrolledly
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How to use apprehensively in a sentence

In it, a gentle, apprehensive alien secretly arrives on Earth, where he passes for human and assumes the name Thomas Jerome Newton.
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I was apprehensive about my prognosis, my treatment plan, and my ability to live a normal life.
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"You have offended Carry," said Emma, apprehensively, as the former walked towards the other room.
ALONEMARION HARLAND
When Ormsby came in, I watched him apprehensively as he read the envelope upon his desk and saw its contents.
THE TALKING HORSEF. ANSTEY
The girl's heart waited apprehensively and she heard her father's deep voice.
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At last he heard the first stroke of twelve and looked apprehensively towards Dora.
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She glanced rather apprehensively as she spoke at the large white house, not two minutes' walk distant across the street.
THE BUTTERFLY HOUSEMARY E. WILKINS FREEMAN
Martha glanced rather apprehensively toward the door leading into the bedroom but it did not open.
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Madame looked gravely and almost apprehensively at her daughter.
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"I'm afraid they're in some trouble," replied Will apprehensively.
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WORDS RELATED TO APPREHENSIVELY

  • apprehensively
  • breathlessly
  • eagerly
  • erratically
  • excitably
  • feverishly
  • frantically
  • frenziedly
  • furiously
  • heatedly
  • hotly
  • hysterically
  • madly
  • passionately
  • restlessly
  • tempestuously
  • tensely
  • uncontrollably
  • uncontrolledly
  • wildly
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.