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wherrit

/ (ˈwɛrɪt) /
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verb
to worry or cause to worry
(intr) to complain or moan
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.

Word Origin for wherrit

perhaps from thwert, obsolete variant of thwart; compare worrit
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How to use wherrit in a sentence

  • Tis nothing to wherrit over, mother, 214 spoke Peggy cheerfully.

    Peggy Owen Patriot|Lucy Foster Madison
  • If the poor woman can bear it thee should not let it wherrit thee.

    Peggy Owen Patriot|Lucy Foster Madison
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