cark


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cark

 (kärk)
tr. & intr.v. carked, cark·ing, carks Archaic
To burden or be burdened with trouble; worry.
n.
A worry; a trouble: carks and cares.

[Middle English carken, from Norman French carquier, to burden, load, from Late Latin carricāre; see cargo.]

cark

(kɑːk)
n, vb
an archaic word for worry1, worry2, worry11, worry13
[C13 carken to burden, from Old Northern French carquier, from Late Latin carricāre to load]

cark

(kɑːk)
vb
(intr) slang Austral to break down; die
[perhaps from the cry of the crow, as a carrion feeding bird]

cark

- The noun means "solicitude or sympathetic feeling"; the verb means to fret anxiously or to cause distress or worry.
See also related terms for worry.

Cark

 a load or weight of three to four hundred-weight; a burden.
Examples: cark of alum, 1473; of anxiety; of ginger, 1502; of pepper; of wool, 1637.

cark


Past participle: carked
Gerund: carking

Imperative
cark
cark
Present
I cark
you cark
he/she/it carks
we cark
you cark
they cark
Preterite
I carked
you carked
he/she/it carked
we carked
you carked
they carked
Present Continuous
I am carking
you are carking
he/she/it is carking
we are carking
you are carking
they are carking
Present Perfect
I have carked
you have carked
he/she/it has carked
we have carked
you have carked
they have carked
Past Continuous
I was carking
you were carking
he/she/it was carking
we were carking
you were carking
they were carking
Past Perfect
I had carked
you had carked
he/she/it had carked
we had carked
you had carked
they had carked
Future
I will cark
you will cark
he/she/it will cark
we will cark
you will cark
they will cark
Future Perfect
I will have carked
you will have carked
he/she/it will have carked
we will have carked
you will have carked
they will have carked
Future Continuous
I will be carking
you will be carking
he/she/it will be carking
we will be carking
you will be carking
they will be carking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been carking
you have been carking
he/she/it has been carking
we have been carking
you have been carking
they have been carking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been carking
you will have been carking
he/she/it will have been carking
we will have been carking
you will have been carking
they will have been carking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been carking
you had been carking
he/she/it had been carking
we had been carking
you had been carking
they had been carking
Conditional
I would cark
you would cark
he/she/it would cark
we would cark
you would cark
they would cark
Past Conditional
I would have carked
you would have carked
he/she/it would have carked
we would have carked
you would have carked
they would have carked
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.cark - disturb in mind or make uneasy or cause to be worried or alarmedcark - 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"
vex, worry - disturb the peace of mind of; afflict with mental agitation or distress; "I cannot sleep--my daughter's health is worrying me"
disturb, trouble, upset - move deeply; "This book upset me"; "A troubling thought"

cark

verb
1. To cause anxious uneasiness in:
2. To focus the attention on something moodily and at length:
Informal: stew.
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