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In it, a gentle, apprehensive alien secretly arrives on Earth, where he passes for human and assumes the name Thomas Jerome Newton.‘The Queen’s Gambit’ is a bestseller, but its author, Walter Tevis, was hardly a one-hit wonder|Michael Dirda|February 3, 2021|Washington Post
I was apprehensive about my prognosis, my treatment plan, and my ability to live a normal life.
"You have offended Carry," said Emma, apprehensively, as the former walked towards the other room.Alone|Marion Harland
When Ormsby came in, I watched him apprehensively as he read the envelope upon his desk and saw its contents.The Talking Horse|F. Anstey
The girl's heart waited apprehensively and she heard her father's deep voice.The Trail of the Lonesome Pine|John Fox, Jr.
At last he heard the first stroke of twelve and looked apprehensively towards Dora.Sinister Street, vol. 1|Compton Mackenzie
She glanced rather apprehensively as she spoke at the large white house, not two minutes' walk distant across the street.The Butterfly House|Mary E. Wilkins Freeman