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How to use apprehensiveness in a sentence

And now, not without a bit of apprehensiveness, he let it out.
THE SKIPPER AND THE SKIPPEDHOLMAN DAY
He surveyed his brown fists with a certain apprehensiveness, as though they were dangerous parties over whom he had no control.
THE SKIPPER AND THE SKIPPEDHOLMAN DAY
Her voice was politely remonstrative, with a note of apprehensiveness for the welfare of her mistress.
THE GHOST BREAKERCHARLES GODDARD
Anger and apprehensiveness were working twin leverage on the Comas executive.
JOAN OF ARC OF THE NORTH WOODSHOLMAN DAY
This morbid disposition is the parent of a continual apprehensiveness which is shown upon all sorts of occasions.
POISE: HOW TO ATTAIN ITD. STARKE
The result is a subtle quality of apprehensiveness in the atmosphere of the silent empty city.
THE WESTERN FRONTMUIRHEAD BONE
Too much of any good thing makes it over-common, blunts the Appetite and dulls the Apprehensiveness of the Reader.
THE SQUARE OF SEVENSE. IRENAEUS STEVENSON
Under the display of such extravagant expression there is still patriotic apprehensiveness of danger to the national existence.
LINCOLN, THE POLITICIANT. AARON LEVY
Lucinda thanked him again, gravely, professing an entire lack of apprehensiveness.
LINDA LEE, INCORPORATEDLOUIS JOSEPH VANCE
For all its apprehensiveness, a sickly grin ran round the group.
HAVILAND'S CHUMBERTRAM MITFORD
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
AUGUST 4, 2021
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WORDS RELATED TO APPREHENSIVENESS

  • apprehension
  • apprehensiveness
  • augury
  • auspice
  • bodement
  • forecast
  • foretoken
  • forewarning
  • harbinger
  • intimation
  • misgiving
  • omen
  • portent
  • premonition
  • prenotion
  • presentiment
  • prognostic
  • prognostication
  • prophecy
  • sign
  • warning
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