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fret

verb [I]  us   /fret/ (-tt-)

fret verb [I] (WORRY)

to worry or be unhappy about something: Don’t fret – I’m sure we’ll find the kitten.
fretful
adjective  us   /ˈfret·fəl/
She fell into a fretful sleep.

fret

noun [C]  us   /fret/

fret noun [C] (RAISED BAR)

a thin, slightly raised metal bar, several of which are positioned across the neck (= long, narrow part) of some musical instruments, such as a guitar
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