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synonyms for fussing

  • curse
  • anathematize
  • carp
  • combat
  • condemn
  • criticize
  • damn
  • except
  • execrate
  • expostulate
  • fight
  • fuss
  • gripe
  • grumble
  • inveigh
  • mumble
  • object
  • oppose
  • protest
  • rebel
  • remonstrate
  • repine
  • resist
  • spurn
  • wail
  • whine
  • withstand
  • annoy
  • badger
  • berate
  • fuss
  • hector
  • hound
  • irk
  • irritate
  • pester
  • scold
  • tease
  • torment
  • vex
  • bait
  • bug
  • dog
  • eat
  • egg
  • goad
  • harry
  • heckle
  • importune
  • needle
  • nudge
  • plague
  • prod
  • provoke
  • ride
  • upbraid
  • urge
  • worry
  • carp at
  • find fault
  • give a hard time
  • pick at
  • take it out on
  • work on

antonyms for fussing

MOST RELEVANT
  • accept
  • agree
  • approve
  • compliment
  • comply
  • go along
  • laud
  • praise
  • support
  • aid
  • assist
  • compliment
  • delight
  • help
  • make happy
  • please
  • praise
  • soothe
  • discourage
  • dissuade
  • support
  • assuage
  • relax
  • rest
  • be happy
  • ignore
  • please
  • delight
  • make happy
  • appease
  • calm
  • comfort
  • pacify
  • placate
  • soothe
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    How to use fussing in a sentence

    It's not a milestone birthday, I just don't want anyone to make a fuss over me.
    CAROLYN HAX: HE WORRIES THAT EVERY DAY AFTER JAN. 1 WILL BE 420CAROLYN HAXDECEMBER 10, 2020WASHINGTON POST
    This one-pan feast of turkey with all the fixings puts a holiday dinner on the table without a lot of fuss or a sink full of dishes.
    MAKE IT A ONE-PAN THANKSGIVING WITH STUFFED TURKEY BREAST, SWEET POTATOES AND GREEN BEANSELLIE KRIEGERNOVEMBER 10, 2020WASHINGTON POST
    Soon after she reappeared, a Pathfinders boy in an aviation jacket and steampunk goggles at the neighboring field started making a fuss about the battery in his robot.
    THIS AI WHIZ COULD BE THE NEXT ELON MUSK OR STEVE JOBS, BUT FIRST SHE HAS TO NAVIGATE BEING 18TAYLOR TELFORDNOVEMBER 5, 2020WASHINGTON POST
    Oh, Analogue makes one…Analogue’s consoles are made for collectors who would prefer not to have to baby their original hardware, or want to upscale the signal and play wirelessly without too much fuss.
    ANALOGUE TAKES ON THE TURBOGRAFX-16 WITH ITS DUO RETRO CONSOLEDEVIN COLDEWEYOCTOBER 16, 2020TECHCRUNCH
    So he walked to the tree to look for blood and examine the fuss.
    IT’S HIS LAND. NOW A CANADIAN COMPANY GETS TO TAKE IT.BY LEE VAN DER VOO FOR PROPUBLICAOCTOBER 1, 2020PROPUBLICA
    Nothing looks worse than to see a lady fussing over her dress in the street.
    THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
    Dont you know how Cousin Nancy was always fussing because I would haunt the kitchen down there?
    THOSE DALE GIRLSFRANK WESTON CARRUTH
    Among them are still fussing to and fro the insects, thou knowest, the bipeds that have never yet once defiled thee nor me.'
    DREAM TALES AND PROSE POEMSIVAN TURGENEV
    She was fussing with the starter by this time, but she smiled up at him and shook her head.
    QUINALICE HEGAN RICE
    "We do the printing in father's room when he's well enough to be out digging and fussing with flowers," said Emmie.
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    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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