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- present participle
dither, pother, fuss, tizzy, flap (noun)
an excited state of agitation
"he was in a dither"; "there was a terrible flap about the theft"
fuss, trouble, bother, hassle (noun)
an angry disturbance
"he didn't want to make a fuss"; "they had labor trouble"; "a spot of bother"
bicker, bickering, spat, tiff, squabble, pettifoggery, fuss (noun)
a quarrel about petty points
bustle, hustle, flurry, ado, fuss, stir (verb)
a rapid active commotion
fuss, niggle, fret (verb)
worry unnecessarily or excessively
"don't fuss too much over the grandchildren--they are quite big now"
mother, fuss, overprotect (verb)
care for like a mother
"She fusses over her husband"
(countable or uncountable) excessive activity, worry, bother, or talk about something
a complaint or noise
an exhibition of affection or admiration
To show affection for, especially animals.
To be very worried or excited about something, often too much.
To fiddle; fidget; wiggle, or adjust; to worry something
To cry or be ill-humoured.