VERBS appear, be, feel, look, seem, sound | become, get, grow The bus was late and Sue began to get anxious. | make sb The delays only made him more anxious.
ADV. desperately, extremely, very | increasingly She was watching the clock and becoming increasingly anxious. | a bit, a little, quite, rather, slightly, somewhat | genuinely | naturally, understandably Final-year students are naturally anxious about getting work after graduation. | unduly There's no need to get unduly anxious on my account. | suddenly
PREP. about I'm becoming very anxious about my son. | for We are extremely anxious for her safety.