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fret

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1 to consume or wear away gradually

  • over the span of thousands of years, the annual spring runoff fretted the rock, forming a deep channel
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2 to damage or diminish by continued friction

  • don't let the girth fret the horse's belly or you won't be able to ride him
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3 to experience concern or anxiety

  • don't fret over whether it will be sunny tomorrow, as thereʼs nothing we can do about it
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give a hang (or care a hang), sweat blood

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4 to make sore by continued rubbing

  • the stiff, starchy collar was fretting my neck, and I couldn't wait to change out of that costume
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fret

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a state of nervous or irritated concern

  • one of my customers always gets into a fret if Iʼm so much as 15 minutes late delivering his newspaper
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