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Another word for apprehension

  1. Great agitation and anxiety caused by the expectation or the realization of danger

  2. A seizing and holding by law

      1. To squeeze (something) between the thumb and a finger, the jaws of a tool, or other edges.
      2. To cause pain or discomfort to (a part of the body) by pressing or being too tight:
      3. To nip, wither, or shrivel:
      1. The act or process of picking up:
      2. The act of striking or fielding a ball after it has touched the ground:
      3. Capacity for acceleration:
      1. The part of a garment that encircles the neck, especially when raised or folded.
      2. A tight-fitting necklace.
      3. A restraining or identifying band of leather, metal, or plastic put around the neck of an animal.
      1. A sculpture representing a person's head, shoulders, and upper chest.
      2. A woman's breasts.
      3. The human chest.
      1. The act or an instance of seizing or the condition of being seized.
      2. A sudden attack, spasm, or convulsion, as in epilepsy or another disorder.
      1. To stop; check:
      2. To seize and hold under the authority of law.
      3. To capture and hold briefly (the attention, for example); engage.
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  3. Intellectual hold

      1. Well informed and perceptive; shrewd:
      2. Knowledgeable or proficient. Often used in combination:
      3. Practical understanding or shrewdness:
      1. The ability by which one understands; intelligence:
      2. The quality or condition of one who understands; comprehension:
      3. Individual or specified judgment or outlook; opinion:
      1. To have and keep in one's grasp:
      2. To aim or direct; point:
      3. To keep from falling or moving; support:
      1. A tight hold; a firm grasp:
      2. The pressure or strength of such a grasp:
      3. A manner of grasping and holding:
      1. To take hold of or seize firmly with the hand, the foot, another body part, or an instrument:
      2. To hold with the arms; embrace.
      3. To take hold of intellectually; comprehend.
      1. The act or fact of grasping the meaning, nature, or importance of; understanding.
      2. The knowledge that is acquired in this way.
      3. Capacity to include.
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Another word for apprehension

  1. Foreboding

  2. Understanding

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  3. Arrest

      1. The act of detaining.
      2. A period of temporary custody while awaiting trial.
      3. A holding of a person in custody or confinement by authorities for political or military reasons.
      1. The act or an instance of seizing or the condition of being seized.
      2. A sudden attack, spasm, or convulsion, as in epilepsy or another disorder.
      1. To take captive, as by force or craft; seize.
      2. To gain possession or control of, as in a game or contest:
      3. To attract and hold:
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  4. Estimate

      1. The mental act, condition, or habit of placing trust or confidence in another:
      2. Mental acceptance of and conviction in the truth, actuality, or validity of something:
      3. Something believed or accepted as true, especially a particular tenet or a body of tenets accepted by a group of persons.
      1. The close or last part; the end or finish:
      2. The result or outcome of an act or process:
      3. A judgment or decision reached after deliberation.
      1. A belief or conclusion held with confidence but not substantiated by positive knowledge or proof:
      2. A judgment based on special knowledge and given by an expert:
      3. A judgment or estimation of the merit of a person or thing:
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