GRE Word List

FRET

be annoyed or vexed; Ex. fret over your poor grades; N: irritation of mind; ADJ. fretful

The meaning of the word fret is be annoyed or vexed; Ex. fret over your poor grades; N: irritation of mind; ADJ. fretful.

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