Agitation resulting from active worry.
Roget 847: ornament, ornamentation, ornamental art; ornature†, ornateness; adornment, decoration, embellishment; architecture; jewelry etc. 847.1. [surface coatings for wood: list] garnish, ... show more
A spot that has been worn away by abrasion or erosion.
synonym: worn spot.
An ornamental pattern consisting of repeated vertical and horizontal lines (often in relief):
— There was a simple fret at the top of the walls.
A small bar of metal across the fingerboard of a musical instrument; when the string is stopped by a finger at the metal bar it will produce a note of the desired pitch.
Polish: bont, próg
Worry unnecessarily or excessively.
Be agitated or irritated.
Dutch: bewerken, doorzagen met een figuurzaag, ongerust zijn, piekeren, verslinden, vreten, zich zorgen maken
Provide (a musical instrument) with frets.
Become or make sore by or as if by rubbing.
Roget 900: resent, take amiss, take ill, take to heart, take offense, take umbrage, take huff, take exception; take in ill part, take in bad part, take in dudgeon; ne pas entendre raillerie [Fr.]; breathe revenge, cut up rough. ... show more
Roget 832: be discontented etc. adj.; quarrel with one's bread and butter; repine; regret etc. 833; wish one at the bottom of the Red Sea; take on, take to heart; shrug the shoulders; make a wry face, pull a long face; ... show more
Cause annoyance in.
Gnaw into; make resentful or angry.
Dutch: irriteren, knagen, steken
Carve a pattern into.
Decorate with an interlaced design.
Wear away or erode.
synonym: eat away.
Moby thesaurus: ablate, abrade, abrase, ache, achievement, aching, afflict, aggravate, agitate, agonize, ail, air a grievance, alerion, angina, animal charge, annoy, annulet, arabesque, argent, armorial bearings ... show more.
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