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Anxiety or fear that something bad or unpleasant will happen
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“Their troubled words reflect a real apprehension about the future.”
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The action of arresting someone
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“A warrant has been issued for the accused's apprehension.”
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The act of understanding using one's intellect
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“It is a kind of gnosis, or direct apprehension of truth, which deepens over time and eventually reaches full maturity.”
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A studied attitude of questioning and doubt
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The ability to make considered decisions or come to sensible conclusions
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The property of being timorous
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A strong belief that something will happen or be the case
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The work of a detective in investigating a crime
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Loss of nerve preventing completion of an action
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Any imagined fear or threat, or a fear presumed larger than it really is
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