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Webster's 1828 Dictionary

CARK, n. Care; anxiety; concern; solicitude; distress.
CARK, v.i. To be careful, anxious, solicitous, concerned.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

v
1: disturb in mind or make uneasy or cause to be worried or alarmed; "She was rather perturbed by the news that her father was seriously ill" [syn: perturb, unhinge, disquiet, trouble, cark, distract, disorder]

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Cark Cark, v. t. To vex; to worry; to make by anxious care or worry. [R.] Nor can a man, independently . . . of God's blessing, care and cark himself one penny richer. --South.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Cark Cark, n. [OE. cark, fr. a dialectic form of F. charge; cf. W. carc anxiety, care, Arm karg charge, burden. See Charge, and cf. Cargo.] A noxious or corroding care; solicitude; worry. [Archaic.] His heavy head, devoid of careful cark. --Spenser. Fling cark and care aside. --Motherwell. Freedom from the cares of money and the cark of fashion. --R. D. Blackmore.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Cark Cark, v. i. To be careful, anxious, solicitous, or troubles in mind; to worry or grieve. [R.] --Beau. & Fl.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

I. n., v. n. See care, n. and v. n. II. v. a. Fret, worry, perplex, harass, grieve, annoy.



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