fraught


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Related to fraught: fraught with danger, fraught with peril
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Synonyms for fraught

tense

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fraught with

Synonyms

  • filled with
  • full of
  • charged with
  • accompanied by
  • attended by
  • stuffed with
  • laden with
  • heavy with
  • bristling with
  • replete with
  • abounding with

Synonyms for fraught

marked by distress

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filled with or attended with

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References in classic literature ?
Thither full fraught with mischievous revenge, Accurst, and in a cursed hour he hies.
Each word that fell from his companion's lips seemed fraught with the mysteries of science, as worthy of digging out as the gold and diamonds in the mines of Guzerat and Golconda, which he could just recollect having visited during a voyage made in his earliest youth.
The caprice of the winds, like the wilfulness of men, is fraught with the disastrous consequences of self-indulgence.
The fact was that this Sunday walk through the fields was fraught with great excitement to Marty and Tommy, who saw a perpetual drama going on in the hedgerows, and could no more refrain from stopping and peeping than if they had been a couple of spaniels or terriers.
Then he opened the lid of his quiver and took out a winged arrow that had not yet been shot, fraught with the pangs of death.
Still, the competition of two rival companies west of the Rocky Mountains could not but prove detrimental to both, and fraught with those evils, both to the trade and to the Indians, that had attended similar rivalries in the Canadas.
Flower and maiden were different, and yet the same, and fraught with some strange peril in either shape.
A dark unfathom'd tide Of interminable pride - A mystery, and a dream, Should my early life seem; I say that dream was fraught With a wild, and waking thought Of beings that have been, Which my spirit hath not seen, Had I let them pass me by, With a dreaming eye
The sweet scenes of autumn were for a while put by, unless some tender sonnet, fraught with the apt analogy of the declining year, with declining happiness, and the images of youth and hope, and spring, all gone together, blessed her memory.
Neither is this to be understood only of faithful counsel, which a man receiveth from his friend; but before you come to that, certain it is, that whosoever hath his mind fraught with many thoughts, his wits and understanding do clarify and break up, in the communicating and discoursing with another; he tosseth his thoughts more easily; he marshalleth them more orderly, he seeth how they look when they are turned into words: finally, he waxeth wiser than himself; and that more by an hour's discourse, than by a day's meditation.
Yet there was a time when Archer had had definite and rather aggressive opinions on all such problems, and when everything concerning the manners and customs of his little tribe had seemed to him fraught with world-wide significance.
She had not been used to feel alarm from wind, but now every blast seemed fraught with awful intelligence.
But this method he realized to be too fraught with danger, and so he commenced picking up solitary hunters with his long, deadly noose, stripping them of weapons and ornaments and dropping their bodies from a high tree into the village street during the still watches of the night.
As most of those present were aware that this evening a certain very important decision was to be taken, these words of Nastasia Philipovna's appeared to be fraught with much hidden interest.
It was a long and tedious journey, fraught with many dangers.