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There was infinite pathos in the tones as she repeated the words so fraught with dreadfulness.

His mind was fraught with independence, magnanimity, and every manly virtue.

Not only was such an act sacrilegious in its nature, but it was fraught with peril.

Yet their embrace was fraught with suffering and they released one another.

The ride had been nightmare-like, fraught every second with peril.

Withdrawal from a position of that kind is ever fraught with loss of dignity.

But to kiss the very air she breathed was fraught with danger to my peace of mind.

That was clearly impracticable and fraught with too much risk of detection.

It may cause you much discomfort, and may be fraught with danger even to your life.

And so the programme, so fraught with momentous consequences, was arranged.

WORD ORIGIN

early 14c., "laden" (of vessels), past participle of Middle English fraughten "to load (a ship) with cargo," from fraght "cargo, lading of a ship" (early 13c.), variant of freight; influenced by Middle Dutch vrachten "to load or furnish with cargo," from Proto-Germanic *fra-aihtiz (see freight (n.)). Figurative sense is first attested 1570s.

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