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frayed
used in Lord of the Flies

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Definition
showing wear with threads beginning to separate or hang loose
  • 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.
    p. 76.9
frayed = showed wear with threads beginning to separate and hang loose
There are no more uses of "frayed" in Lord of the Flies.

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