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fraught
used in The Mill on the Floss

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full of negative things; or marked by or causing distress
  • On an a priori view of Wakem's aquiline nose, which offended Mr. Tulliver, there was not more rascality than in the shape of his stiff shirt-collar, though this too along with his nose, might have become fraught with damnatory meaning when once the rascality was ascertained.
    3.7 — Book 3 Chapter 7 — How a Hen Takes to Stratagem (46% in)

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