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 for Fuss
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Fuss \Fuss\ (f[u^]s), n. [Cf. Fusome.]
     1. A tumult; a bustle; unnecessary or annoying ado about
        trifles. --Byron.
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              Zealously, assiduously, and with a minimum of fuss
              or noise                              --Carlyle.
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     2. One who is unduly anxious about trifles; a fussbudget.
        [R.]
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              I am a fuss and I don't deny it.      --W. D.
                                                    Howell.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Fuss \Fuss\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Fussed; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Fussing.]
     To be overbusy or unduly anxious about trifles; to make a
     bustle or ado. --Sir W. Scott.
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