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Trepidation [Noun]

Sentence: Security was visible and omnipresent, a constant reminder of what was and what could be, of worst-case scenarios all too familiar from Paris to Istanbul, from Dhaka to London and beyond. Yet the bustle of Paris continues, just as the yellow cabs of New York weave endlessly, day and night, around Ground Zero. The quotidian has a way of reclaiming itself, of imposing resilience over trepidation. (Source: www.nytimes.com)

Meaning: A feeling of fear or anxiety in the presence or anticipation of danger

How To Remember?

You are anxious that there is a trap just ahead of you. Hence, the feeling of trepidation!

Synonyms?

Apprehension; Disquietude; Perturbation; Discomposure; Dismay; Consternation.

Antonyms?

Calm; Equanimity; Composure.

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