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frayed
used in The Two Towers

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into the fray
Definition
a noisy fight, controversial debate, or other exciting situation that usually is not well organized
  • His guards had gone to join in the fray.
    3.3 — Book 3 Chapter 3 — The Uruk-Hai (18% in)

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  • 'Then the rope must have broken — frayed on the rock-edge, I expect,' said Frodo.
    4.1 — Book 4 Chapter 1 — The Taming of Smeagol (52% in)

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