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To be worn or eaten away; become corroded.
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  1. To be worn or eaten away; become corroded.
  2. To cause to be uneasy; vex:
  3. To become eaten, corroded, worn, frayed, etc.
To wear away by rubbing
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  1. To wear away by rubbing
  2. To become worn or sore from rubbing or friction:
  3. To be or become vexed, irritated, or impatient
To cause to be sorrowful; distress:
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  1. To cause to be sorrowful; distress:
  2. To experience or express grief.
  3. To cause to feel grief; afflict with deep, acute sorrow or distress
To surround with troops; besiege:
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  1. To surround with troops; besiege:
  2. To vex, harass, or beset.
  3. To beset, as with difficulties; harass
A state of being uneasy, apprehensive, or worried about what may happen; concern about a possible future event
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  1. A state of being uneasy, apprehensive, or worried about what may happen; concern about a possible future event
  2. A cause of anxiety:
  3. A state of apprehension and fear resulting from the anticipation of a threatening event or situation. &diamf3; In psychiatry, a patient has an anxiety disorder &diamf3; if normal psychological functioning is disrupted or if anxiety persists without an identifiable cause.
The state of being uneasy, nervous or restless.
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  1. The state of being uneasy, nervous or restless.
  2. An anxious state of mind; anxiety.
Fearful or uneasy anticipation of the future; dread.
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  1. Fearful or uneasy anticipation of the future; dread.
  2. The ability to apprehend or understand; understanding.
  3. Mental grasp; perception or understanding
Interest in or regard for a person or thing
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  1. Interest in or regard for a person or thing
  2. Worry; anxiety
  3. Regard for or interest in someone or something:
A question proposed for solution or consideration
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  1. A question proposed for solution or consideration
  2. A situation, matter, or person that is hard to deal with or understand:
  3. A misgiving, objection, or complaint:
An upsetting or being upset
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  1. An upsetting or being upset
  2. The act of upsetting or the condition of being upset:
  3. A condition of indigestion:
To harm by repeated attacks; harry; molest
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  1. To harm by repeated attacks; harry; molest
  2. To cause irritation to (another); make somewhat angry.
  3. To be annoying
To cause pain or discomfort to; afflict
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  1. To cause pain or discomfort to; afflict
  2. To cause to have emotional or mental problems that interfere with social functioning:
  3. To pester, annoy, tease, bother, etc.
To take the trouble (to do something); concern oneself with (accomplishing something):
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  1. To take the trouble (to do something); concern oneself with (accomplishing something):
  2. (Intransitive) To feel care or anxiety; to make or take trouble; to be troublesome.
  3. To worry or trouble, esp. with petty annoyances; harass, pester, etc.
To equip (a room or telephone circuit, for example) with a concealed electronic listening device.
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  1. To equip (a room or telephone circuit, for example) with a concealed electronic listening device.
  2. (Slang) To annoy, bother, anger, etc.
  3. An insect, spider, or similar organism. Not in scientific use.
(Idiomatic) To take something seriously; to internalize or live according to something (e.g. advice.)
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  1. (Idiomatic) To take something seriously; to internalize or live according to something (e.g. advice.)
  2. (Idiomatic) To feel keenly; be greatly grieved at; be much affected by something.
To lose all hope:
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  1. To lose all hope:
  2. To lose hope; be without hope
  3. (Intransitive, often with “of”) To be hopeless; to have no hope; to give up all hope or expectation.
To shrink or draw back slightly, usually with a grimace, as in pain, embarrassment, alarm, etc.
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  1. To shrink or draw back slightly, usually with a grimace, as in pain, embarrassment, alarm, etc.
  2. To shrink or start involuntarily, as in pain or distress; flinch.
  3. To wash (cloth), dip it in dye, etc., with the use of a wince.
To suffer extreme pain:
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  1. To suffer extreme pain:
  2. To be in agony or great pain; feel anguish
  3. To suffer mental anguish or worry about something:
To move with a twisting or contorted motion:
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  1. To move with a twisting or contorted motion:
  2. To suffer emotional or physical distress, as from embarrassment or anguish:
  3. To cause to twist or turn; contort
To undergo or experience (any process, esp. change)
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  1. To undergo or experience (any process, esp. change)
  2. To feel pain or distress; sustain injury or harm:
  3. To experience, undergo, or feel (something painful, injurious, or unpleasant):
To be oppressed with heat, crowded conditions, etc.
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  1. To be oppressed with heat, crowded conditions, etc.
  2. (Informal) To suffer with oppressive heat or stuffy confinement; swelter.
  3. To fret, fume, or worry; be vexed or troubled
(Intransitive) To be ill; to suffer; to be troubled.
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  1. (Intransitive) To be ill; to suffer; to be troubled.
  2. To cause to suffer; to trouble, afflict. (Now chiefly in interrogative or indefinite constructions.)
  3. To be the cause of pain or distress to; trouble
Eye dialect spelling of caulk.
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  1. Eye dialect spelling of caulk.
  2. (Obsolete) To bring worry, vexation, or anxiety.
  3. To burden or be burdened with trouble; worry.
To cause to feel uneasy or anxious
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  1. To cause to feel uneasy or anxious
  2. To be of interest or importance to:
  3. To cause anxiety or uneasiness in:
To exhaust or weaken with strain of any sort
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  1. To exhaust or weaken with strain of any sort
  2. To mar or otherwise treat (an object or fabric, for example) to give the appearance of an antique or of heavy prior use.
  3. To cause discomfort to; trouble
To cause mental agitation to; worry; harass; perturb; vex
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  1. To cause mental agitation to; worry; harass; perturb; vex
  2. To cause to be anxious or worried:
  3. To cause to have emotional or mental problems that interfere with social functioning:
To cause irritation to (another); make somewhat angry.
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  1. To cause irritation to (another); make somewhat angry.
  2. (Archaic) To harass or disturb by repeated attacks.
  3. To harm by repeated attacks; harry; molest
To set dogs upon (a chained animal, for example) for sport.
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  1. To set dogs upon (a chained animal, for example) for sport.
  2. To feed (an animal), especially on a journey.
  3. To entice or provoke, especially by trickery or strategy:
To spoil; ruin.
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  1. To spoil; ruin.
  2. To possess with or as if with a devil; bewitch.
  3. To plague diabolically; torment; harass
To attack from all sides; harass or besiege
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  1. To attack from all sides; harass or besiege
  2. To trouble persistently; harass.
  3. To cover or set thickly with; stud
To trouble, worry, or torment, as with cares, debts, repeated questions or demands, etc.
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  1. To trouble, worry, or torment, as with cares, debts, repeated questions or demands, etc.
  2. To subject (another) to hostile or prejudicial remarks or actions; pressure or intimidate.
  3. To trouble by repeated raids or attacks, etc.; harry
To batter or buffet. Used of the wind or storms:
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  1. To batter or buffet. Used of the wind or storms:
  2. To disturb, distress, or exhaust by repeated demands or criticism; harass.
  3. To raid, esp. repeatedly, and ravage or rob; pillage; plunder
  1. To bother, harass or annoy persistently.
  2. To annoy persistently, as with repeated demands or questions.
  3. To annoy constantly or repeatedly with petty irritations; bother; vex
To be a widespread or continuous problem or defect in:
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  1. To be a widespread or continuous problem or defect in:
  2. An often fatal disease caused by the bacterium Yersinia pestis, transmitted to humans usually by fleas that have bitten infected rats or other rodents. &diamf3; Bubonic plague , the most common type, is characterized by the tender, swollen lymph nodes called buboes, fever, clotting abnormalities of the blood, and tissue necrosis. An epidemic of bubonic plague in fourteenth-century Europe and Asia was known as the Black Death.
  3. To afflict with a plague
To separate the structural parts of a tissue, as with a needle, in order to prepare it for microscopic examination.
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  1. To separate the structural parts of a tissue, as with a needle, in order to prepare it for microscopic examination.
  2. To extract, identify, or cause to come about. Used with out :
  3. To gently shred or pull apart (tissues, etc.) for microscopic examination, cellular research, etc.
To annoy, pester, or harass:
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  1. To annoy, pester, or harass:
  2. To cause to undergo great physical pain or mental anguish.
  3. To annoy, harass, or tease
To sit on and hatch (eggs)
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  1. To sit on and hatch (eggs)
  2. To think about (something) persistently or moodily:
  3. To be depressed:
Eye dialect spelling of caulk.
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  1. Eye dialect spelling of caulk.
  2. (Obsolete, intransitive) To be filled with worry, solicitude, or troubles.
  3. (Obsolete) To bring worry, vexation, or anxiety.
To speak or write at length; expatiate:
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  1. To speak or write at length; expatiate:
  2. To live as a resident; reside.
  3. To fasten one's attention on something, especially moodily or persistently:
To form (a passage or channel) by erosion.
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  1. To form (a passage or channel) by erosion.
  2. To press the strings (of a banjo, etc.) against the frets
  3. To ornament with a fret
To pass in gloom, dullness, etc.
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  1. To pass in gloom, dullness, etc.
  2. To move in a listless or aimless manner, especially from being sad or depressed:
  3. To think gloomily and persistently about something; be dejected.
To be oppressed with heat, crowded conditions, etc.
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  1. To be oppressed with heat, crowded conditions, etc.
  2. To cook by simmering or boiling slowly for a long time
  3. To fret, fume, or worry; be vexed or troubled
A feeling of anxiety or apprehension.
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  1. A feeling of anxiety or apprehension.
  2. A gloomy, often neurotic feeling of generalized anxiety and depression
A cause of anxiety:
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  1. A cause of anxiety:
  2. A state of apprehension and fear resulting from the anticipation of a threatening event or situation. &diamf3; In psychiatry, a patient has an anxiety disorder &diamf3; if normal psychological functioning is disrupted or if anxiety persists without an identifiable cause.
  3. A state of being uneasy, apprehensive, or worried about what may happen; concern about a possible future event
The state of being anxious.
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  1. The state of being anxious.
  2. A feeling of anxiety.
Watchful oversight; charge or supervision:
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  1. Watchful oversight; charge or supervision:
  2. Attentive assistance or treatment to those in need:
  3. Upkeep; maintenance:
A business establishment; company; firm
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  1. A business establishment; company; firm
  2. Regard for or interest in someone or something:
  3. Worry; anxiety
Absence of peace or rest; anxiety.
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  1. Absence of peace or rest; anxiety.
  2. A disturbed or uneasy feeling; anxiety; restlessness
Worried unease; anxiety:
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  1. Worried unease; anxiety:
  2. A disturbed or uneasy condition; restlessness; anxiety
The condition of being in need of immediate assistance:
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  1. The condition of being in need of immediate assistance:
  2. Physical deterioration, as of a highway, caused by hard use over time:
  3. Anxiety or mental suffering.
The state or quality of being nervous.
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  1. The state or quality of being nervous.
A cause of concern:
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  1. A cause of concern:
  2. The state of being solicitous; care or concern, as for the well-being of another.
  3. Causes of care or concern
Distress or discomfort
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  1. Distress or discomfort
  2. A feeling of disquiet or concern.
The state of being uneasy, nervous or restless.
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  1. The state of being uneasy, nervous or restless.
  2. An anxious state of mind; anxiety.
Watchful oversight; charge or supervision:
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  1. Watchful oversight; charge or supervision:
  2. Attentive assistance or treatment to those in need:
  3. Upkeep; maintenance:
Interest in or regard for a person or thing
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  1. Interest in or regard for a person or thing
  2. Regard for or interest in someone or something:
  3. Worry; anxiety
A state of distress, affliction, difficulty, or need:
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  1. A state of distress, affliction, difficulty, or need:
  2. A condition of pain, disease, or malfunction:
  3. Effort; bother; pains
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