Apprehensive and Aghast


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Apprehensive adjective – Having specified facts or feelings actively impressed on the mind.
Aghast and apprehensive are semantically related in fear topic. In some cases you can use "Aghast" instead an adjective "Apprehensive".
Nearby Words: apprehend, apprehension, apprehended, apprehensively, apprehensible
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Aghast adjective – Filled with fear or dread.
Usage example: I stood there, aghast, as the vile monster made its way toward me

Apprehensive and aghast are semantically related in fear topic. Sometimes you can use "Apprehensive" instead an adjective "Aghast".
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