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frayed
used in Romeo and Juliet

5 uses
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Definition
a noisy fight, controversial debate, or other exciting situation that usually is not well organized
  • Benvolio, who began this bloody fray?
    3.1 — Act 3 Scene 1 — A public Place (79% in)
fray = fight
  • Enter several of both Houses, who join the fray; then enter Citizens with clubs.
    1.1 — Act 1 Scene 1 — A public place (29% in)
  • the fray = fight
  • Right glad I am he was not at this fray.
    1.1 — Act 1 Scene 1 — A public place (50% in)
  • fray = fight
  • What fray was here?
    1.1 — Act 1 Scene 1 — A public place (72% in)
  • fray = fight
  • Where are the vile beginners of this fray?
    3.1 — Act 3 Scene 1 — A public Place (74% in)
fray = fight
There are no more uses of "fray" in Romeo and Juliet.

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