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Although normally reluctant to speak in class because it makes her anxious, she decided she had to say something.Virginia chemistry teacher asked students to insert ‘neon . . . neck’ to describe how George Floyd died|Hannah Natanson|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
As they waited weeks or months to be released to sponsors, they grew anxious about their mounting immigration debts, desperate to get out and work so their relatives back home didn’t suffer the consequences of a loan default.Inside the Lives of Immigrant Teens Working Dangerous Night Shifts in Suburban Factories|by Melissa Sanchez|November 19, 2020|ProPublica
If you’ve been primed to believe the election was going to be riddled with fraud, and are anxious about the uncertainty of the results, you might seek out information confirming that belief.Americans Were Primed To Believe The Current Onslaught Of Disinformation|Kaleigh Rogers|November 12, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Though it is counterintuitive, our busted-up, anxious and bizarre 2020 sports calendar may have meant more to many of us than the normal ones in any other year of our lives.In a grim year, a November Masters is something to be thankful for|Thomas M. Boswell|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
A failed bank robber holds a group of anxious strangers as hostages.
Dozens of tearful family members huddled at the Surabaya and Singapore airports, anxiously awaiting news of loved ones.The Presumed Crash of AirAsia Flight QZ8501 Is Nothing Like MH370|Lennox Samuels|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They eye the door anxiously, convinced that at any moment, a Pakistani or Iranian intelligence officer will come barging in.The Dangerous Drug-Funded Secret War Between Iran and Pakistan|Umar Farooq|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She had been there as my mother and I sat with him around the clock, sleeping by his bedside, anxiously checking his vitals.
As much as she wants Four, she anxiously awaits the physical intimacy that this desire is pushing her towards.Sex Won’t Kill Young Adult Heroines: ‘Divergent’ and Rape Culture|Amy Zimmerman|March 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The couple, rattled, laughed anxiously, trying to steer the conversation back to dollars and cents.
"If you please, I want to give you a note," said the child, anxiously searching a small pocket.Rosemary in Search of a Father|C. N. Williamson
Mr. Meadow Mouse replied a bit anxiously, for Grandfather Mole sounded none too pleasant.The Tale of Grandfather Mole|Arthur Scott Bailey
In fact, his whole appearance was so alarming that Davy anxiously inquired of him what he had been eating.Davy and The Goblin|Charles E. Carryl
He took her arm and led her away, looking anxiously and continuously down into her face.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
We now caught the trade wind, that blows from the east, and is anxiously desired by all sailors.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer