fraught

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈfrɔːt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/frɔt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(frôt)


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fraught

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. the [plan, project, negotiations] have been fraught with [problems, difficulties, delays]
  2. was fraught with [problems] from the [get-go, beginning, start]
  3. the [path, journey] was fraught with [danger, peril]
  4. became increasingly fraught with [danger]
  5. fraught [relations, silence, atmosphere]
  6. he sounded [quite, rather] fraught
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