Word of The Day – Apprehensive

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Posted on Mar 3, 2016

Apprehensive – WORD OF THE DAY (for Speaking and Writing Task 2)

(adjective) /ˌæprɪˈhensɪv/
worried or frightened that something unpleasant may happen

– I was a little apprehensive about the effects of what I had said.
– You have no reason to be apprehensive of the future.
– She was deeply apprehensive that something might go wrong.

Writing Task 2:
-The government were at this time apprehensive of an approaching scarcity of food which can result in a considerable increase of the number of hungry people.


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