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frayed
used in Anne Of Green Gables

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a noisy fight, controversial debate, or other exciting situation that usually is not well organized
  • Especially did the Queen's class gird up their loins for the fray, for at the end of the coming year, dimly shadowing their pathway already, loomed up that fateful thing known as "the Entrance," at the thought of which one and all felt their hearts sink into their very shoes.
    Chapter 31 — Where the Brook and River Meet (45% in)

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