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fret

noun: agitation resulting from active worry; "don't get in a stew"; "he's in a sweat about exams"

noun: a spot that has been worn away by abrasion or erosion

noun: an ornamental pattern consisting of repeated vertical and horizontal lines (often in relief); "there was a simple fret at the top of the walls"

noun: a small bar of metal across the fingerboard of a musical instrument; when the string is stopped by a finger at the metal bar it will produce a note of the desired pitch

verb: worry unnecessarily or excessively; "don't fuss too much over the grandchildren--they are quite big now"

verb: be agitated or irritated; "don't fret over these small details"

verb: provide (a musical instrument) with frets; "fret a guitar"

verb: become or make sore by or as if by rubbing

verb: cause annoyance in

verb: gnaw into; make resentful or angry; "The injustice rankled her"; "his resentment festered"

verb: carve a pattern into

verb: decorate with an interlaced design

verb: be too tight; rub or press; "This neckband is choking the cat"

verb: cause friction; "my sweater scratches"

verb: remove soil or rock; "Rain eroded the terraces"

verb: wear away or erode


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fret

Length: 4 letters

Scrabble value: 7

Words with Friends value: 7

Literati value: 6

TWL (USA): Found

SOWPODS (UK): Found


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