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Definition full of negative things; or anxiety-related
  • The week following the diagnosis was fraught with difficult choices.
fraught = full of negative things; or anxiety-related
  • The work is fraught with difficulty.
  • fraught = full of negative things; or anxiety-related
  • It is a fraught mother-daughter relationship.
  • It is a life-and-death struggle fraught with perils and faultless terror.
    August Wilson  --  The Piano Lesson
  • fraught = full of negative things; or anxiety-related
  • If the remainder of the school year were as fraught with drama as the first day, perhaps it would be mildly entertaining, but the prospect of spending nine months refraining from reading and writing made me think of running away.
    Harper Lee  --  To Kill a Mockingbird
  • fraught = full of
  • There was this tunnel that these two kids kept crawling through over and over and they never seemed to get tired, which made me think of Augustus Waters and the existentially fraught free throws.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • fraught = full of (something that causes concern)
  • The day of the existentially fraught free throws was coincidentally also my last day of dual leggedness.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • I liked that he took existentially fraught free throws.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • Of happiness the chiefest part Is a wise heart: And to defraud the gods in aught With peril's fraught.
    Sophocles  --  Antigone
  • Their faces were fraught with worry; they looked upon Max and Cooper as though the two were ghosts.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Second Siege
  • Gladstone explained that I need not volunteer, that the mission would be fraught with dangers-both for my career and my life.
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion
  • Edwin Stanton did not live long after the death of Abraham Lincoln, and those years he did live were fraught with controversy.
    Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Lincoln
  • It's all too apparent, fraught with unprofessional ego.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy
  • If I were engaged in any high undertaking or design, fraught with extensive utility to my fellow creatures, then could I live to fulfil it.
    Mary Shelley  --  Frankenstein
  • And thus thy fall hath left a kind of blot, To mark the full-fraught man and best indued With some suspicion.
    George Eliot  --  Middlemarch
  • Inspection, like parade, was fraught with sexuality.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Lords of Discipline
  • The way before her was fraught with hardship, bloodshed, and danger.
    George R.R. Martin  --  A Storm of Swords
  • But even gifts were fraught with uncertainty.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Choice
  • — What, man! ne'er pull your hat upon your brows; Give sorrow words: the grief that does not speak Whispers the o'er-fraught heart, and bids it break.
    William Shakespeare  --  Macbeth
  • The edifice had also sounds fraught with such benediction and such majesty, that they soothed this ailing soul.
    Victor Hugo  --  The Hunchback of Notre Dame

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