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 Meanings and Examples of FRET
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
fret
 v.  cause to be uneasy; wear away
Classic Sentence: (84 in 6 pages)
1  It's naughty to fret, but I do think washing dishes and keeping things tidy is the worst work in the world.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER ONE
2  not fret because his dress has not nine tucks.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TEN
3  Don't grieve and fret when I am gone, or think that you can be idle and comfort yourselves by being idle and trying to forget.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER SIXTEEN
4  Now, my dear young ladies, remember what your ma said, and don't fret.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER SIXTEEN
5  Don't fret about Father, dear, she added, as they parted.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER SIXTEEN
6  I felt bad but did not fret I bear my troubles well but I do wish Hannah would put more starch in my aprons and have buckwheats every day.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER SIXTEEN
7  As for the suitors, let them take their pleasure indoors or out as they will, for they have nothing to fret about.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XVII
8  She was confident of having performed her duty, and to fret over unavoidable evils, or augment them by anxiety, was no part of her disposition.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 41
9  "Don't fret; I'll come down and mend it in the night," he said.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In VI
10  But don't you fret, Miss Scarlett, it'll be over in a month and we'll have them howling.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
11  There, Scarlett, don't you fret.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
12  No, they didn't have any news but--now, don't you fret about Ashley, Miss Melly.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
13  Nobody in Washington cared enough for her to fret about her sins as Sam did.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
14  But I couldn't feel so tired that I wouldn't fret about these trees when there was a dry time.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 5. Cuzak's Boys: I
15  They were so numbed that they did not even suffer much from hunger, now; only the children continued to fret when the food ran short.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 14
Example Sentence:
1  Doubts began to fret his mind.
2  Don't fret - I'm sure he's OK.
3  Further reason not to fret is that Obama volunteers have been doing grass roots organizing in Texas for quite some time.
4  Such grandiose forecasts kindle anxiety as well as hope; many fret that AI (artificial intelligence) could destroy jobs faster than it creates them.
5  The child asked for another cake in a fretful voice.
6  Don't assume your baby automatically needs feeding if she's fretful.
7  I was working all hours and constantly fretting about everyone else's problems.
8  Or a person continue to lonely down, don't need anyone Li frets.