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frayed
used in
Lord of the Flies
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frayed
Used in
Lord of the Flies
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  • This wind pressed his grey shirt against his chest so that he noticed—in this new mood of comprehension—how the folds were stiff like cardboard, and unpleasant; noticed too how the frayed edges of his shorts were making an uncomfortable, pink area on the front of his thighs.  (not reviewed by editor)

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