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Simple past tense for be constantly or visibly anxious
“An alarming new survey has found that almost one in four parents fret constantly about whether they have the ability to raise their children properly.”
Simple past tense for cause anxiety to
“You break the rules of your people, invite danger upon yourself and fret your mother.”
Simple past tense for 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.”
Simple past tense for to consume or wear away gradually
“… over the span of thousands of years, the annual spring runoff fretted the rock, forming a deep channel.”
Annoyed, frustrated, or worried
Feeling angry, distressed or unhappy
Looking exhausted, worried, or poor in condition
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(colloquial) To have made a fuss or complained
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