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  1. fraught

    loaded, full, pregnant, teeming, abounding, charged

    devoid, divested, exempt, empty, wanting, poor, scant

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  1. fraughtadjective

    marked by distress

    "a fraught mother-daughter relationship"

    pregnant, fraught(p)

    empty, untroubled

  2. fraught(p), pregnantadjective

    filled with or attended with

    "words fraught with meaning"; "an incident fraught with danger"; "a silence pregnant with suspense"

    untroubled, empty

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. fraughtadjective

    filled, stored, freighted, laden, charged

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. fraughtadjective

    laden, freighted, charged, pregnant

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  1. List of paraphrases for "fraught":

    tense, heavy

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  1. Lynton Crosby:

    Who is leading at this stage may be indicative of what is yet to come, but the road ahead remains fraught, i wouldn't be hanging out the victory bunting just yet. The marathon has barely begun.

  2. Jerome Schlichter:

    This is fraught with peril both for employees and companies that choose to do this, there's a reason private equity investments have been limited to wealthy, sophisticated investors. This is grafting a product that wasn't designed to be in the retirement plan of an average investor into those retirement plans.

  3. Émile Durkheim:

    It is a quite remarkable fact that the great religions of the most civilized peoples are more deeply fraught with sadness than the simpler beliefs of earlier societies. This certainly does not mean that the current of pessimism is eventually to submerge the other, but it proves that it does not lose ground and that it does not seem destined to disappear.

  4. Peter Feaver:

    Protests, for now, have been relatively peaceful compared with earlier in the week, and looting and fires are not as prevalent as they once were last weekend. Mark Esper ordered active-duty Army units to go back home after Mark Esper put them on alert in case they would be necessary to respond to the unrest in the D.C. metro area. But domestic political consequences are playing out just atthe mere mention of invoking the law. When you use military forces to do law enforcement its always politically fraught, theres always a political price to pay and its not the optimal use of the military.

  5. Matt Travis:

    We generally had try to fly under the radar, knowing how fraught with peril this election might be because of the non-traditional way the votes would eventually be tabulated and the timing of that... we tried to kind of filter out that noise.

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