1. Agitation resulting from active worry (synset 114426964)
    "don't get in a stew"; "he's in a sweat about exams"
  2. A spot that has been worn away by abrasion or erosion (synset 104690359)
  3. An ornamental pattern consisting of repeated vertical and horizontal lines (often in relief) (synset 103401147)
    "there was a simple fret at the top of the walls"
  4. 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 (synset 103400910)
  1. Worry unnecessarily or excessively (synset 201797944)
    "don't fuss too much over the grandchildren--they are quite big now"
  2. Be agitated or irritated (synset 201771313)
    "don't fret over these small details"
  3. Provide (a musical instrument) with frets (synset 202335105)
    "fret a guitar"
  4. Become or make sore by or as if by rubbing (synset 202124124)
  5. Cause annoyance in (synset 201792983)
  6. Gnaw into;
    Make resentful or angry (synset 201777746)
    "The injustice rankled her"; "his resentment festered"
  7. Carve a pattern into (synset 201755833)
  8. Decorate with an interlaced design (synset 201755530)
  9. Be too tight;
    Rub or press (synset 201573390)
    "This neckband is choking the cat"
  10. Cause friction (synset 201253472)
    "my sweater scratches"
  11. Remove soil or rock (synset 200275523)
    "Rain eroded the terraces"
  12. Wear away or erode (synset 200275432)

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