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Noun
A distressing or dangerous situation
“I knew I was in trouble when the rain began to fall and I did not have an umbrella with me.”
Noun
The state of being difficult or bothersome
“I had trouble finding somewhere to park at the mall.”
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Effort or exertion made to do something, especially when inconvenient
“Finn had gone to the trouble of deciding to sacrifice himself before Rose ruined his plan in the name of love.”
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A source of bother or irritation
“It's no trouble at all. I'm happy to help out whenever I can.”
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A particular aspect of something regarded as unsatisfactory or as a source of difficulty
“The trouble with perfection is that it is so easily marred.”
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A state of unrest or disorder, usually between opposing factions
“Tensions were rising, and everyone could sense that there was trouble brewing.”
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A cause of distress, disturbance, or pain
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“She has recently been experiencing trouble with her finances, or lack thereof.”
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A failure or breakdown in operation or function
“Engine trouble would send the plane into a momentary nosedive. Thankfully, there were no casualties.”
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A particular matter of concern
“We looked under the hood of our broken-down car to see what the trouble was.”
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An abnormal state that disrupts normal physiological functions
“I had to undergo surgery to rectify some trouble I was experiencing with my kidneys.”
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A display of unnecessary or excessive excitement, activity, or interest
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(count noun) Something which prevents a being from experiencing happiness or good in their lives, or inflicting harm
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Devilry
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A noisy disturbance or quarrel
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The state or condition of being about to happen, imminent
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Hard work
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Mischievous play, especially by children
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Disagreeableness
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A large, dark cloud, usually a cumulonimbus, charged with electricity and producing thunder and lightning
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The characteristic of repelling
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Dangerous situation
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Difference or disagreement between two or more groups, typically producing tension
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Situations that require resolution
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Detested person
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Strength or energy as an attribute of physical action or movement
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A person's predestined situation or status in life
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A sudden violent gust of wind or localized storm, especially one bringing rain, snow, or sleet
Verb
To cause distress or anxiety to
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“The upcoming exam and a fear of failure would trouble Sally a great deal.”
Verb
To cause someone inconvenience
“I hate to trouble you, but could I borrow your lawnmower for a couple of hours?”
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To put in the effort required to do something
“Which of us would trouble to water the city streets with the sweat of our honest brows?”
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To be afflicted or incapacitated by
“He looked paler and sweatier than usual, and one leg seemed to trouble him a bit.”
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(usually of a disease or condition) To affect adversely
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To slow down
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To put into brisk or vigorous action
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To meddle or intervene
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To force (a person or animal) into a place or situation from which it is hard to escape
Adjective
Having, posing or being a source of a problem (or problems)
“The city has been a regular trouble spot ever since violence erupted there several weeks ago.”
Idiom
Series of trials
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