apprehensive (adj.) Old form(s): apprehensiue
quick-learning, perceptive, ever alert
2H4 IV.iii.98[Falstaff alone, of the effect of sherry on the brain] It ... makes it apprehensive, quick, forgetive
AW I.ii.60[King to Bertram] younger spirits, whose apprehensive senses / All but new things disdain
JC III.i.67[Caesar to all] men are flesh and blood, and apprehensive
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