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Adjective
Causing worry, distress or anxiety
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“To stand in a glade in the Catskills is to realize what a deeply troubling trade-off that is.”
Adjective
Exerting influence in an oppressive manner
Adjective
Severe or intense
Adjective
Feeling or showing grief
Adjective
Having the feeling that one is about to vomit
Adjective
Able or likely to cause harm or injury
Verb
To be irritating or upsetting, typically with repeated or unpleasant acts
Verb
Present participle for to cause distress or anxiety to
“The upcoming exam and a fear of failure would trouble Sally a great deal.”
Verb
Present participle for to cause discomfort to or trouble for
“I hate to trouble you, but could I borrow your lawnmower for a couple of hours?”
Verb
Present participle for 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?”
Verb
Present participle for 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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