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ap·pre·hen·sive / ˌapriˈhensiv/ • adj. 1. anxious or fearful that something bad or unpleasant will happen. 2. archaic or poetic/lit. of or relating to perception or understanding. DERIVATIVES: ap·pre·hen·sive·ly adv. ap·pre·hen·sive·ness n.

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