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frayed
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A Midsummer Night's Dream
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  • When truth kills truth, O devilish-holy fray!
  • Your hands than mine are quicker for a fray; My legs are longer though, to run away.

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  • Heavens shield Lysander, if they mean a fray!

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as in: frayed cloth Define
showing wear with threads beginning to separate and hang loose
as in: frayed nerves Define
emotionally strained (worn thin)
as in: into the fray Define
a noisy fight, controversial debate, or other exciting situation
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