Examples of fretful in a Sentence
He fell into a fretful sleep.
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Sister Mary, a wily, possibly addled nun/mother figure played with fretful tremble by Diane Keaton.
Kushner, an observant Jew, spent the Sabbath in fretful seclusion with his wife, Ivanka Trump, at his father-in-law’s resort in Bedminster, New Jersey, unplugged, per religious custom, from electronics.
Mr. Kushner, an observant Jew, spent the Sabbath in fretful seclusion with his wife, Ivanka Trump, at his father-in-law’s resort in Bedminster, N.J., unplugged, per religious custom, from electronics.
King was fretful about the delay; sponsors were clamoring for posts.
Yet a whispering ominousness pervades this story, couched in fretful speculations and evasive references to earlier events, that suggests any one of its central characters might eventually implode.
And then, perhaps miraculously, the situation shifted from fretful to fateful.
But the book gets beyond moneymaking hubris to a more basic kind of desire—the fretful, shapeless longing of those who are sidelined to be seen somehow as indispensable.
Rabbi Schmelkin—along with the temple’s senior rabbi—spent the weeks before the white supremacist march preparing for it, conferring with law enforcement, and trying to assure fretful congregants.
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