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Definition of Fraught

Fraught

  1. A freight; a cargo.
  2. Freighted; laden; filled; stored; charged.
  3. of Fraught
  4. To freight; to load; to burden; to fill; to crowd.

Fraught Quotations

We look before and after, And pine for what is not; Our sincerest laughter With some pain is fraught; Our sweetest songs are those that tell of saddest thought.
Percy Bysshe Shelley

The moment a large investor doesn't believe a government will pay back its debt when it says it will, a crisis of confidence could develop. Investors have scant patience for the years of good governance - politically fraught fiscal restructuring, austerity and debt rescheduling - it takes to defuse a sovereign-debt crisis.
Andrew Ross Sorkin

In general, the mass media tell us that black people are not loving, that our lives are so fraught with violence and aggression that we have no time to love.
bell hooks

I think that we should be eternally vigilant against attempts to check the expression of opinions that we loathe and believe to be fraught with death, unless they so imminently threaten immediate interference with the lawful and pressing purposes of the law that an immediate check is required to save the country.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

If you like a person you say 'let's go into business together.' Man is a social animal after all, but such partnerships are fraught with danger.
Brian Tracy
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Fraught Translations

fraught in French is rempli
fraught in Italian is gremito
fraught in Spanish is llenelo
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