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used in And Then There Were None

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full of negative things; or marked by or causing distress
  • The judge said: "There are five of us here in this room. One of us is a murderer. The position is fraught with grave danger."
    p. 185.5
fraught = filled
  • He murmured in a slightly ironic voice: "My dear lady, in my experience of ill-doing, Providence leaves the work of conviction and chastisement to us mortals-and the process is often fraught with difficulties.
    p. 89.9
fraught = filled (with something negative)

(editor's note:  In this context, Providence is a synonym for God.)
There are no more uses of "fraught" in And Then There Were None.

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