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The Grapes of Wrath
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  • His white clean clothes were frayed at the seams.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The weeds frayed and edged back toward their roots.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Then she looked at the frayed seams on his white coat, and she was reassured.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Her head was sunk and her dirty gingham dress was frayed at the bottom in little flags.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The little manager, in his white clothes, frayed and clean, rested his elbows on the porch rail.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: frayed nerves
as in: frayed cloth
as in: into the fray
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