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Nasir says his sister is filled with trepidation about the Taliban government she lives under in Kabul, and regrets not coming by road to Pakistan earlier this year.
AFGHANS WHO FLED THE FIRST TALIBAN REGIME FOUND PRECARIOUS SANCTUARY IN PAKISTAN. NEW REFUGEES MAY GET AN EVEN COLDER WELCOMEZIA UR REHMAN/KARACHI, PAKISTANAUGUST 18, 2021TIME
Depending on what signs you pay attention to and where they are happening, prospects for a recovery run the gamut from bullish to trepidation.
‘IT’S ALL A MATTER OF WITHIN LIMITS’: ADVERTISING’S ECONOMIC RECOVERY IS IN FULL SWING, BUT CAN IT LAST?SEB JOSEPHAUGUST 9, 2021DIGIDAY
From my vantage point, if people were not experiencing some fear and trepidation, that would be weird.
EVEN VACCINATED PEOPLE ARE NERVOUS ABOUT GOING BACK TO 'NORMAL.' HERE'S HOW TO COPEJAMIE DUCHARMEJUNE 15, 2021TIME
Unlike his peer and longtime rival Roy Williams in Chapel Hill, who built a legacy on relentless offensive rebounding and a general trepidation around the perimeter, Krzyzewski was willing to experiment and adapt his style to his personnel.
MIKE KRZYZEWSKI BECAME THE GOAT BY BEING THE ULTIMATE CHAMELEONJOSH PLANOSJUNE 3, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Following the critical success of Moonlight, it’s hard to believe that any Barry Jenkins project would be met with trepidation by the public.
HOW BARRY JENKINS’ ‘THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD’ AVOIDS THE TRAUMA PORN OF SLAVERY MOVIES PASTKYNDALL CUNNINGHAMMAY 14, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
He attacked decisively off the dribble, moved smoothly up the court and took contact without trepidation.
WITH ANTHONY DAVIS BACK AND LEBRON JAMES ON THE WAY, LAKERS HOPE TO ‘CONTROL OUR OWN DESTINY’BEN GOLLIVERAPRIL 23, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Whatever trepidation she may have felt going in, the reality was far worse.
HAUNTED BY A GRISLY EXECUTION, AN INVESTIGATOR DECIDES TO DIG DEEPERDANIEL STASHOWERMARCH 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
For the first time, Fred Steese walked into a Las Vegas courtroom on Monday without reason for trepidation.
A LAS VEGAS JUDGE APPROVES $1.4 MILLION PAYMENT TO WRONGFULLY CONVICTED MAN WHO SERVED MORE THAN TWO DECADESBY MEGAN ROSEMARCH 2, 2021PROPUBLICA
Two persons watched over her, and covered the mistakes she made in her nervous trepidation.
A CHARMING FELLOW, VOLUME II (OF 3)FRANCES ELEANOR TROLLOPE
Sylvia had never been called Miss Garrison before, and it was not without trepidation that she heard herself so addressed.
A HOOSIER CHRONICLEMEREDITH NICHOLSON
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WORDS RELATED TO TREPIDATION

  • action
  • activity
  • ado
  • adventure
  • agitation
  • animation
  • bother
  • buzz
  • commotion
  • confusion
  • discomposure
  • disturbance
  • dither
  • drama
  • elation
  • emotion
  • excitation
  • feeling
  • ferment
  • fever
  • flurry
  • frenzy
  • furor
  • fuss
  • heat
  • hubbub
  • hullabaloo
  • hurry
  • hysteria
  • impulse
  • instigation
  • intoxication
  • melodrama
  • motivation
  • motive
  • movement
  • passion
  • perturbation
  • provocation
  • rage
  • stimulation
  • stimulus
  • stir
  • thrill
  • titillation
  • to-do
  • trepidation
  • tumult
  • turmoil
  • urge
  • warmth
  • wildness
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