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tracasserie

/ (trəˈkæsərɪ) /
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noun
a turmoil; annoyance
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Word Origin for tracasserie

from French, from tracasser to fuss about

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How to use tracasserie in a sentence

  • She and Lady Granville seem to have had a fine tracasserie at Paris.

  • The women I understand pretty well, and rare tracasserie there is among them—they are perfectly feminine in that respect at least.

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