Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • See worrit.

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Examples

  • "It will worret you to death, Lucy; that I can see," said Mr. Vincy, more mildly.

    Middlemarch: a study of provincial life (1900)

  • "It will worret you to death, Lucy; THAT I can see," said Mr. Vincy, more mildly.

    Middlemarch

  • 'Hold thee still in the Lord and abide patiently upon him,' was the text, and the peace, trust and rest which breathed in every sentence, ought to do something to assuage any and every _worret_, temporal and spiritual.

    Life of Her Most Gracious Majesty the Queen — Volume 1

  • Miss Meadows would worret the life out of a lead pincushion. '

    The Young Step-Mother

  • "It will worret you to death, Lucy; _that_ I can see," said Mr. Vincy, more mildly.

    Middlemarch

  • Major Dobbin), and his sister Miss B. Lord bless us, how she did use to worret us at Sunday-school; and the other lady, the little one with a cast in her eye and the handsome watch, is Mrs. Binny — Miss Grits that was; her pa was a grocer, and kept the

    Vanity Fair

  • Dobbin), and his sister Miss B. Lord bless us, how she did use to worret us at Sunday-school; and the other lady, the little one with a cast in her eye and the handsome watch, is Mrs. B.nny -- Miss Grits that was; her pa was a grocer, and kept the Little Original Gold Tea Pot in

    Vanity Fair

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