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As I fretted over whether it was safe for her ingest the body paint, she extolled its benefits.

Rivers told me in both 2010 and 2014 that, when thinking about dying herself, she fretted most about her daughter Melissa.

Through the summer and early fall, the prices of many Puerto Rican bonds fell as investors fretted about a default.

Last week I fretted that America—and American business, in particular—seemed to be running out of ideas.

Behind the scenes, he threw spectacular parties, fretted over his ratings, and stayed loyal to his friends.

“I fretted and fumed all next day, and raised a great disturbance,” rejoined the old gentleman.

Besides the greater lands, the seas are fretted by a host of smaller dry areas, termed islands.

Another of the same class is played with a bow; it has but one string, but is fretted with the fingers.

The actual Deputy declared that he ‘fretted away his life in misery.’

At this time the minds of our yachtsmen were sorely fretted by the performance of the cutter 'Minerva' from Scotland.


On this page you'll find 70 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fretted, such as: lean, pale, skinny, spare, wan, and ashen.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.