Yet even back then, behind the smiles, was great trepidation.
Reading through the various messages I begin to feel a little trepidation at the possibility of getting a job in the US.
The trepidation expressed by many western policy-makers is understandable.
So it was with slight trepidation I boarded the train in Cardiff on Saturday morning.
There was a trepidation on the part of regulators.
Did the comedian have any trepidation about taking such a step?
Job application sorms are quite often complex and can cause trepidation.
Any initial trepidation you may have had about your ability to inspire a class will have been banished.
The film version is such a classic, did you feel any trepidation?
Now the way forward is being slowed by increasing trepidation on the part of regulators.
There was trepidation by the teachers that mayhem would ensue but thankfully the children conducted themselves immaculately.
With extreme trepidation, I complied, closing the door behind me.
Pierre went into that gloomy study which he had entered with such trepidation in his benefactor's lifetime.
"Sit down," Cynthia said, but in spite of the pleasant way she said it, a fleeting look of trepidation passed over the young girl's face.
He touched it with some trepidation, fearing it'd changed back into the scarred maze that was him for so long.
Something ominous hangs in the winter air, a darkness and trepidation that well matches my mood.
Dean was thankful they both wore old hiking boots as they stepped forward, gazing with trepidation as the cool breath of the mine met them.
Deidre approached him with trepidation, stopping only close enough to reach out and take the hourglass.