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apprehension

the act of capturing or arresting
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Considering our distance from Europe, it would be more natural for these confederacies to apprehend danger from one another than from distant nations, and therefore that each of them should be more desirous to guard against the others by the aid of foreign alliances, than to guard against foreign dangers by alliances between themselves.
The truth is, that there is no method of securing to the rich the preference apprehended, but by prescribing qualifications of property either for those who may elect or be elected.
Within each of these was enclosed a prodigious plate of steel; which, by our orders, we obliged him to show us, because we apprehended they might be dangerous engines.
I had as I before observed, one private pocket, which escaped their search, wherein there was a pair of spectacles (which I sometimes use for the weakness of mine eyes,) a pocket perspective, and some other little conveniences; which, being of no consequence to the emperor, I did not think myself bound in honour to discover, and I apprehended they might be lost or spoiled if I ventured them out of my possession.
He sent back, therefore, an answer calculated to beguile Lisa, assuring him that he would wait for him at the Poncas village, which was but a little distance in advance; but, no sooner had the messenger departed, than he pushed forward with all diligence, barely stopping at the village to procure a supply of dried buffalo meat, and hastened to leave the other party as far behind as possible, thinking there was less to be apprehended from the open hostility of Indian foes than from the quiet strategy of an Indian trader.
Summary: Cachar (Assam) [India], Aug 18 (ANI): Troops of Assam Rifles on Saturday apprehended a ZUF cadre from Namdailong area of Cachar District in South Assam with arms and ammunition.
Motorcycle ride-hailing app Angkas on Wednesday reminded its riders to be courteous and respectful if apprehended by authorities.
The girl's father had filed a first information report (FIR) after which a team led by Station House Officer (SHO) Ramzan Shahid apprehended the accused.
'We assure people of Pakistan that Pakistan Tehreek Insaf will go to last extent to apprehend the corrupt people and solve the pertinent problems of people of Pakistan' he said.
Following an informant's tip off that the policeman had been accepting kickbacks to apprehend illegal residents wishing to be deported, police cooperated with the Bangladeshi worker to apprehend the suspected policeman in a sting operation.
Three suspected fixers were apprehended in San Juan City Wednesday.
there was no need of all this caution from the enemies that I apprehended danger from.