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frayed
used in The Grapes of Wrath

5 uses
  • Her head was sunk and her dirty gingham dress was frayed at the bottom in little flags.
    Chapter 26 (35% in)
  • The weeds frayed and edged back toward their roots.
    Chapter 1 (19% in)
  • His white clean clothes were frayed at the seams.
    Chapter 22 (47% in)
  • Then she looked at the frayed seams on his white coat, and she was reassured.
    Chapter 22 (50% in)
  • The little manager, in his white clothes, frayed and clean, rested his elbows on the porch rail.
    Chapter 26 (11% in)

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