Crossword solutions & Synonyms for
Fret

1 September 2020 The Mirror Quick

We have 34 answers for the crossword clue Fret. We last saw the 'Fret' clue in The Mirror Quick on Sunday, 20 September 2020.

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Definitions and usage

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  • 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
  • A spot that has been worn away by abrasion or erosion
  • Cause friction; "my sweater scratches"
  • Carve a pattern into
  • Provide (a musical instrument) with frets; "fret a guitar"
  • Wear away or erode
  • Be too tight; rub or press; "This neckband is choking the cat"
  • Be agitated or irritated; "don't fret over these small details"
  • Gnaw into; make resentful or angry; "The injustice rankled her"; "his resentment festered"
  • Worry unnecessarily or excessively; "don't fuss too much over the grandchildren--they are quite big now"
  • Become or make sore by or as if by rubbing
  • An ornamental pattern consisting of repeated vertical and horizontal lines (often in relief); "there was a simple fret at the top of the walls"
  • Cause annoyance in
  • Agitation resulting from active worry; "don't get in a stew"; "he's in a sweat about exams"
  • Remove soil or rock; "Rain eroded the terraces"
  • Decorate with an interlaced design

Anagrams

We found 2 anagrams for the word 'Fret'.

reft
  • Definition Unavailable
tref
  • Not conforming to dietary laws

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

GAG

Restraint put into a person's mouth to prevent speaking or shouting

RUB

The act of rubbing or wiping; "he gave the hood a quick rub"

4 Letters

FRAY

A noisy fight

FUSS

A rapid active commotion

GALL

The trait of being rude and impertinent; inclined to take liberties

GNAW

Become ground down or deteriorate; "Her confidence eroded"

STEW

Food prepared by stewing especially meat or fish with vegetables

5 Letters

ANNOY

Cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations; "Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me"; "It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves"

BROOD

The young of an animal cared for at one time

CHAFE

Anger produced by some annoying irritation

CHOKE

A valve that controls the flow of air into the carburetor of a gasoline engine

ERODE

Become ground down or deteriorate; "Her confidence eroded"

GRATE

A frame of iron bars to hold a fire

PANIC

An overwhelming feeling of fear and anxiety

SWEAT

Use of physical or mental energy; hard work; "he got an A for effort"; "they managed only with great exertion"

WORRY

Be worried, concerned, anxious, troubled, or uneasy; "I worry about my job"

6 Letters

FIDGET

Move restlessly; "The child is always fidgeting in his seat"

LATHER

Agitation resulting from active worry; "don't get in a stew"; "he's in a sweat about exams"

NIGGLE

Worry unnecessarily or excessively; "don't fuss too much over the grandchildren--they are quite big now"

RANKLE

Gnaw into; make resentful or angry; "The injustice rankled her"; "his resentment festered"

REPINE

Express discontent

7 Letters

AGONISE

Cause to agonize

AGONIZE

Cause to agonize

ANGUISH

Extreme mental distress

EATAWAY

Wear away or erode

EATINTO

Gnaw into; make resentful or angry; "The injustice rankled her"; "his resentment festered"

SCRATCH

(golf) a handicap of zero strokes; "a golfer who plays at scratch should be able to achieve par on a course"

SWEATIT

SWITHER

Agitation resulting from active worry; "don't get in a stew"; "he's in a sweat about exams"

8 Letters

GREEKKEY

An ornamental pattern consisting of repeated vertical and horizontal lines (often in relief); "there was a simple fret at the top of the walls"

NECKLINE

The line formed by the edge of a garment around the neck

WORNSPOT

A spot that has been worn away by abrasion or erosion

9 Letters

GREEKFRET

An ornamental pattern consisting of repeated vertical and horizontal lines (often in relief); "there was a simple fret at the top of the walls"

10 Letters

KEYPATTERN

An ornamental pattern consisting of repeated vertical and horizontal lines (often in relief); "there was a simple fret at the top of the walls"

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