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synonyms for fret
- carry a heavy load
- distress oneself
- eat one's heart out
- get into a dither
- lose sleep over
- sweat it out
- take on
- upset oneself
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How to use fret in a sentence
There is however a not-paranoid or market-driven reason to fret, albeit a VERY small one.
Even assuming Wyoming is safe, however, Republicans are right to fret.Lean In, Liz Cheney, but Please Don’t Win That Senate Seat | Michelle Cottle | July 18, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
In recent weeks, it has been fashionable (and even rational) to fret about the U.S. industrial economy.
Not to fret—The Daily Beast breaks down the talking points that will keep things civil while eating your turkey.Thanksgiving Talking Points Guide: Guide to Hot-Button Topics, and Ones to Avoid | Nina Strochlic | November 21, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
The “all clear” for many of the 10,000 possibly exposed campers will not be given till early October—a long time to fret.
Rose, l. 4705, And through the fret full, read A trouthe fret full.'Chaucer's Works, Volume 1 (of 7) -- Romaunt of the Rose; Minor Poems | Geoffrey Chaucer
Hence were, in the next line, must mean to wear away, to fret; cf. note to 4712.Chaucer's Works, Volume 1 (of 7) -- Romaunt of the Rose; Minor Poems | Geoffrey Chaucer
Strange to say, to the astonishment of all but Lucy, young Mrs. Haggard continued to "fret."The Pit Town Coronet, Volume II (of 3) | Charles James Wills
Davie would be well away, for he would fret about his grandmother, and that would do neither of them any good.David Fleming's Forgiveness | Margaret Murray Robertson
And the woman laughed, and said, Truly, thou doest ill to fret thyself for such a matter.The Cradle of Mankind | W.A. Wigram
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