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Synonyms for fret

Synonyms for fret

to trouble the nerves or peace of mind of, especially by repeated vexations

to focus the attention on something moodily and at length

to make (the skin) raw by or as if by friction

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agitation resulting from active worry

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a spot that has been worn away by abrasion or erosion

an ornamental pattern consisting of repeated vertical and horizontal lines (often in relief)

a small bar of metal across the fingerboard of a musical instrument

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worry unnecessarily or excessively

be agitated or irritated

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provide (a musical instrument) with frets

become or make sore by or as if by rubbing

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carve a pattern into

decorate with an interlaced design

cause friction

remove soil or rock

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wear away or erode

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The unmixed donor (Turquoise) and acceptor (Venus) images were summed to produce total fluorescent protein signals (donor+acceptor signal) and FRET image.
Diffusion allows the reporter and quencher dyes originally conjugated to the now degraded probe molecule to separate from each other, and FRET can no longer occur with this probe molecule.
In order to test the FRET dual-binding technique in a biological system containing various muscle proteins, aged beef longissimus muscle was extracted with a Tris-EDTA buffer.
Hold on, there's more: Drive to the mall, and fret about finding a parking place.
1 has a potential of 100 billion cubic fret of gross proven recoverable gas reserves.
Easy to read as a response to critics who have dissed Solondz's work as mean-spirited and/or cynical, Storytelling takes on those who fret about the artist's worthy intentions, and contends that all stories exploit their subjects--intentionally or not.
If you missed the reports about the Seventh Conference of the Parties to the Climate Change Convention (COP7 in bureaucrat jargon), held in Morocco in November, don't fret.
If you do not receive these great offers, don't fret.
The addition of the 00-15E Retro to the successful Retro Series is the first 00-14 fret instrument in the product family.
This approach has been particularly useful in assessing the effects of kinetics of the sensors and changes in environmental factors such as pH on the interpretation of apparent FRET signals.
Le gouvernement allemand assure qu'il empechera desormais l'arrivee en Allemagne du fret en provenance du Yemen, a annonce le ministre allemand de l'Interieur, Thomas de Maiziere dans la nuit de samedi a dimanche.
I'm excited, but this is also the period when I tend to be very nervous and I worry and I fret and over think.
Using your Gibson SG guitar controller, you play the notes by pressing the corresponding fret button on the guitar neck and simultaneously pressing the strum bar.