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fraught
used in David Copperfield

7 uses
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Definition full of negative things
  • Mr. Larkins (a gruff old gentleman with a double chin, and one of his eyes immovable in his head) is fraught with interest to me.
    Chapters 16-18 (94% in)
  • The remembrance of that life is fraught with so much pain to me, with so much mental suffering and want of hope, that I have never had the courage even to examine how long I was doomed to lead it.
    Chapters 13-15 (79% in)
  • The last thing I saw was Littimer's unruffled eye; fraught, as I fancied, with the silent conviction that I was very young indeed.
    Chapters 19-21 (63% in)
  • At last, arrayed for the purpose at a vast expense, I went to Miss Mills's, fraught with a declaration.
    Chapters 31-33 (93% in)
  • The topic is fraught with such danger to the bonnet, that Miss Lavinia gives another little scream, and begs me to understand that Dora is only to be looked at, and on no account to be touched.
    Chapters 43-45 (12% in)
  • If Mr. T. should ever reply to it (which I cannot but feel to be most improbable), a letter addressed to M. E., Post Office, Canterbury, will be fraught with less painful consequences than any addressed immediately to one, who subscribes herself, in extreme distress, 'Mr.
    Chapters 49-51 (9% in)
  • The feeling with which I used to watch the tramps, as they came into the town on those wet evenings, at dusk, and limped past, with their bundles drooping over their shoulders at the ends of sticks, came freshly back to me; fraught, as then, with the smell of damp earth, and wet leaves and briar, and the sensation of the very airs that blew upon me in my own toilsome journey.
    Chapters 58-60 (83% in)

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