This strong and capable woman is fretful about what to wear for a dinner freighted with emotion.
Like George Bailey in It's a Wonderful Life, the fretful marionettes pondered what life would be like without Sarkozy.
Calls made by Ishihara for a “new military” are alarming to many Japanese, and the Chinese blogosphere has been fretful about it.
On a sofa in the room lay Albert Tamlyn; a lad of sixteen with a fretful countenance and rumpled hair.
An' Josh he got kind o' fretful to her, an' she to him, an' 'Mandy was all honey an' cream.
From beneath that same blanket came the gentle and fretful moanings of the old cripple.
But she hardly ever looked in his direction, and when she spoke to him it was in a cold or fretful voice.
But all was vain and troubled and misty in my mind, and love—or its fretful changeling—weighed on my heart heavily.
Sometimes she was fretful and peevish, and sometimes hopelessly dejected and sad.
They were inclined to be fretful, but he gave them no chance to gain the mastery.