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frayed
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The Fountainhead
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frayed
Used in
The Fountainhead
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  • She wore frayed skirts and blouses.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The person who followed was a short, squat, middle-aged Italian with bow legs, a gold hoop in one ear and a frayed hat held respectfully in both hands.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Before the visit was over, Keating was taking notice of Roark's frayed cuffs, of his shoes, of the patch on the knee of his trousers, and he felt satisfied.  (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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