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Archaic UsagePlay
The adverb 'fro' is old-fashioned and rarely used in modern English. SlideGrandfather would sometimes speak of his youth, moving 'to and fro' in the old village.
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Physical MotionPlay
'Fro' describes physical movement that goes back to its starting point. SlideThe pendulum swung 'to and fro', hypnotically.
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Mental StatePlay
It can indicate a state of indecision or anxiety. SlideHer thoughts raced 'to and fro', unable to settle.