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What is another word for fretting?

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Verb
Present participle for to be constantly or visibly anxious
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“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.”
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Present participle for to cause anxiety or worry to
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“You break the rules of your people, invite danger upon yourself, and fret your mother.”
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Present participle for to complain or make a fuss about something
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“Young people continue to lead in adopting and testing new platforms and digital literacies, and their elders still fret and complain about them.”
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Present participle for to wear away or cause damage through applied friction
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“It drifts into crevasses or the deep valleys of the streams that fret the surface of the ice.”
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Present participle for to show, feel, or cause to feel, concern or worry
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Present participle for to fret or worry deeply about something
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Present participle for to feel or express violent uncontrollable anger
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Present participle for to feel emotionally upset
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Present participle for hesitate or be reluctant to do something that one thinks may be wrong
Adjective
Having thoughts occupied with unpleasant things or events that have happened or that may happen
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Adjective
Feeling or displaying disappointment or a lack of contentment
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Adjective
Having or showing an irritable disposition
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Noun
The resistance that one surface or object encounters when moving over another
Noun
A state of being nervous, anxious, or irritated
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