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Wrought vs. Fraught — What's the Difference?

Wrought vs. Fraught — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Wrought and Fraught

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Wrought

(of metals) beaten out or shaped by hammering.
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Fraught

Filled with a specified element or elements; charged
An incident fraught with danger.
An evening fraught with high drama.
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Wrought

Made or fashioned in the specified way
Well-wrought pop music
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Fraught

Marked by or causing distress; emotional
"an account of a fraught mother-daughter relationship" (Francesca Simon).
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Wrought

A past tense and a past participle of work.
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Fraught

Freight; cargo.
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Wrought

Put together; created
A carefully wrought plan.
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Fraught

(obsolete) The hire of a ship or boat to transport cargo.
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Wrought

Shaped by hammering with tools. Used chiefly of metals or metalwork.
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Fraught

(obsolete) Money paid to hire a ship or boat to transport cargo; freight
Fraught money
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Wrought

Having been worked or prepared somehow.
Is that fence made out of wrought iron?
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Fraught

(obsolete) The transportation of goods, especially in a ship or boat.
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Wrought

Simple past tense and past participle of work
What hath God wrought?
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Fraught

(obsolete) A ship's cargo, lading or freight.
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Wrought

(see usage notes) wreak
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Fraught

(Scotland) A load; a burden.
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Wrought

Worked; elaborated; not rough or crude.
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Fraught

(Scotland) Two bucketfuls (of water).
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Wrought

Shaped to fit by or as if by altering the contours of a pliable mass (as by work or effort);
A shaped handgrip
The molded steel plates
The wrought silver bracelet
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Fraught

To load (a ship, cargo etc.).
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Fraught

To form the cargo of a vessel.
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Fraught

(of a cargo-carrier) Laden.
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Fraught

Loaded up or charged with; accompanied by; entailing.
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Fraught

(with with) Furnished, equipped.
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Fraught

Distressed or causing distress, for example through complexity.
A fraught relationship; a fraught process
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Fraught

A freight; a cargo.
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Fraught

Freighted; laden; filled; stored; charged.
A vessel of our country richly fraught.
A discourse fraught with all the commending excellences of speech.
Enterprises fraught with world-wide benefits.
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Fraught

To freight; to load; to burden; to fill; to crowd.
Upon the tumbling billows fraughted rideThe armed ships.
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Fraught

Marked by distress;
A fraught mother-daughter relationship
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Fraught

Filled with or attended with;
Words fraught with meaning
An incident fraught with danger
A silence pregnant with suspense
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