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Present participle for to show, feel, or cause to feel, concern or worry
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“I think by this time, the Duke will have found out that he need not fuss himself about my accommodation.”
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Present participle for to complain or express discontent in a wearisome manner
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“If she wants to fuss about her food, that's fine by me.”
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Present participle for to disturb or bother (someone)
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“I guess this is clean enough that Mrs. Bowley won't fuss me on Monday.”
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Present participle for to fawningly attend to the needs of
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“In the background, the clowns continued to fuss over their boss.”
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Present participle for to speak or write about with great enthusiasm or admiration
“The media would subsequently fuss over his speech, dubbing it powerful and inspirational at the same time.”
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Present participle for to move in an energetic and busy manner
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“It is quite impossible to keep floors tidy where newspapers are being printed, because when scarcely time is allowed to print them, there is no time to fuss about the place with brooms and waste-paper baskets.”
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Present participle for to be anxious or concerned about something in particular
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Present participle for be constantly or visibly anxious
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Present participle for to care or be concerned about something
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Present participle for make small movements, especially of the hands and feet, through nervousness or impatience
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Present participle for to spend time improving one's appearance, often in front of a mirror
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Clucking or chuckling
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Present participle for to treat with great care, attention or indulgence
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Present participle for to feel emotionally upset
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A state of disorder or utter confusion
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“He's a dribbly, chucky baby and my shirt is damp in places, but I'm past fussing about such things.”
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