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Main Entry: 1both·er
Pronunciation: primarystressth-schwar
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): both·ered; both·er·ing /-(schwa-)rieng/
1 a : to upset often with minor details : ANNOY b : to intrude upon : INTERRUPT
2 a : to cause to be worried or concerned b : to become concerned
3 : to take the trouble : make an effort <don't bother to knock>

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