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fraught
used in A Tale of Two Cities

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Definition
full of negative things; or marked by or causing distress
  • Some of the people of the chateau, and some of those of the posting-house, and all the taxing authorities, were armed more or less, and were crowded on the other side of the little street in a purposeless way, that was highly fraught with nothing.
    2.9 — The Gorgon's Head (96% in)
  • More than enough of bad roads, bad equipages, and bad horses, he would have encountered to delay him, though the fallen and unfortunate King of France had been upon his throne in all his glory; but, the changed times were fraught with other obstacles than these.
    3.1 — In Secret (2% in)
  • "My English brother Solomon," mourned Miss Pross, casting up her tear-fraught eyes, "that had the makings in him of one of the best and greatest of men in his native country, an official among foreigners, and such foreigners!
    3.8 — A Hand at Cards (20% in)
  • All the time, our overfraught hearts are beating at a rate that would far outstrip the fastest gallop of the fastest horses ever foaled.
    3.13 — Fifty-two (95% in)

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