Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
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- S: (n) fret, stew, sweat, lather, swither (agitation resulting from active worry) "don't get in a stew"; "he's in a sweat about exams"
- S: (n) worn spot, fret (a spot that has been worn away by abrasion or erosion)
- S: (n) fret, Greek fret, Greek key, key pattern (an ornamental pattern consisting of repeated vertical and horizontal lines (often in relief)) "there was a simple fret at the top of the walls"
- S: (n) fret (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)
- S: (v) fuss, niggle, fret (worry unnecessarily or excessively) "don't fuss too much over the grandchildren--they are quite big now"
- S: (v) fret (be agitated or irritated) "don't fret over these small details"
- S: (v) fret (provide (a musical instrument) with frets) "fret a guitar"
- S: (v) chafe, gall, fret (become or make sore by or as if by rubbing)
- S: (v) fret (cause annoyance in)
- S: (v) eat into, fret, rankle, grate (gnaw into; make resentful or angry) "The injustice rankled her"; "his resentment festered"
- S: (v) fret (carve a pattern into)
- S: (v) fret (decorate with an interlaced design)
- S: (v) choke, gag, fret (be too tight; rub or press) "This neckband is choking the cat"
- S: (v) rub, fray, fret, chafe, scratch (cause friction) "my sweater scratches"
- S: (v) erode, eat away, fret (remove soil or rock) "Rain eroded the terraces"
- S: (v) fret, eat away (wear away or erode)