Chafe and Fuss


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Chafe verb – To make sore by continued rubbing.
Fuss is a synonym for chafe in activity topic. In some cases you can use "Fuss" instead a verb "Chafe", when it comes to topics like fret, calm, worry, fume.
Nearby Words: chafed, chafing, chafer
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Fuss verb – To experience concern or anxiety.
Usage example: there is no use in fussing over things that you can't control

Chafe is a synonym for fuss in worry topic. Sometimes you can use "Chafe" instead a verb "Fuss", if it concerns topics such as activity, fret, calm.
Nearby Words: fussy, fussed, fussily, fussing
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