Word of the Week Challenge: apprehensive

Our brand new whole school word of the week, voted for by pupils, is…
apprehensive  (adjective)
Meaning: anxious or fearful that something bad or unpleasant will happen.
Example: “He felt apprehensive about walking through the woods.”
Synonyms: anxious, alarmed, worrieduneasynervousconcernedagitatedrestlessedgy, on edge, fidgetytensestressedneuroticpanicky…
Can you use apprehensive in conversation before next Friday’s assembly?  Or, even better, can you use it correctly in your writing?
Try leaving a comment below with a sentence that includes apprehensive.
Mr Poyton

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