(cause to) become unhappy,bad-tempered,or anxious about sth;worry
state of irritation,worry
"don't get in a stew"
"he's in a sweat about exams"
"there was a simple fret at the top of the walls"
"don't fuss too much over the grandchildren--they are quite big now"
"don't fret over these small details"
"fret a guitar"
"The injustice rankled her"
"his resentment festered"
"This neckband is choking the cat"
"my sweater scratches"
"Rain eroded the terraces"
Before..the busy fret Of that sharpheaded worm begins.
We cannot bear to have our thin wardrobe eaten and fretted into by moths.
出自： C. Lamb
The surface of these rock shelves is jagged,..fretted away by the corrosive sea.
出自： B. Mason
White clouds sail aloft; and vapours fret the blue sky with silver threads.