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Due to the fraught relations between Turkey and Greece, he was safe.The Unbelievable (True) Story of the World’s Most Infamous Hash Smuggler|Marlow Stern|November 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But it is their fraught emotional relationship that makes the story so explosive.Michael Sheen’s Masterful Study of Sex and Insecurity|Caryn James|September 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Even though we have an African-American president, the topic of race is fraught with triggers, as Ferguson shows.
A mall full of scared kids battling a lethal enemy—or just the fraught road to adulthood?The War Inside: Terrorism & Teenhood in ‘No Dawn Without Darkness’|Hugh Ryan|August 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
So what do I, a relative outsider to the indie game dev community, have to add to this fraught conversation?
The one, rich and full though accompanied perhaps by pain and even denial at times; the other fraught with uncertainty.When Dreams Come True|Ritter Brown
It was like the passing of a troubled dream, vague and indistinct, but fraught with horrible conceptions.
Except for that one child, it is an every-day thing and fraught with no particular excitement.The Professional Aunt|Mary C.E. Wemyss
Every minute detail of the arrangements and building of this wonder of the world is fraught with interest.Man on the Ocean|R.M. Ballantyne
The first few years of married life, even to a healthy man, are fraught with dangers he knows nothing of.Manhood Perfectly Restored|Unknown
British Dictionary definitions for fraught
Word Origin for fraught
Word Origin and History for fraught
early 14c., "laden" (of vessels), past participle of Middle English fraughten "to load (a ship) with cargo," from fraght "cargo, lading of a ship" (early 13c.), variant of freight; influenced by Middle Dutch vrachten "to load or furnish with cargo," from Proto-Germanic *fra-aihtiz (see freight (n.)). Figurative sense is first attested 1570s.