swivet

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swivet (plural swivets)

  1. A state or condition of haste, flutter; extreme discomposure or distress; irritation, exasperation, annoyance.
    • "Theo wasn't perfect either - buried a son, divorced a wife, never learned to drive, plagued by swivets." ("The Nerve" by Lee Henderson appearing in The Walrus July/August 2009)

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  • Webster's New International Dictionary 2nd Ed. 1949; Answers.com ;Your Dictionary.com