When the blacksmith was creating the elaborate gate of wrought iron, he was fraught with anxiety because he wasn't sure that the customer would be pleased with the results.
2. To decay or to decompose: Mirna put the vegetable trimmings on the compost pile to rot so she would have rich soil for the garden in the spring.
When the newspaper wrote about the political rot that was happening at city hall, Annemarie was wrought with anxiety because her brother was working there.
2. Relating to efforts to accomplish an objective with serious planning or procedures: Despite all of the arrangements for traveling to Canada during the summer, Jason's carefully wrought plans had to be cancelled because he lost his job and could no longer afford the costs of the trip.
3. Descriptive of something that has been shaped by hammering with tools; primarily, metals or metal work: While Mona was traveling in Europe, she purchased a delicately hand-made wrought silver tray.
Ted was a craftsman who made some finely wrought woodwork for an art exhibition.4. Etymology: from Middle English, werken, "work"; an archaic past tense and past participle of the verb "to work"; thus, wrought iron is iron that has been worked, forged, or welded into various shapes or forms.