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frayed
used in Light in August

3 uses
  • Upon the yellow imitation oak melodeon with its pedals padded with pieces of frayed and outworn carpet sat a fruitjar filled with larkspur.
    Chapter 7 (1% in)
  • Presently he began to shuffle, still moving forward, the red dust rising about his lean, chocolatecolored shanks and the frayed legs of the too short overalls; he began to chant, tuneless, rhythmic, musical, though on a single note: Say don't didn't.
    Chapter 10 (70% in)
  • The other looked at the sheriff, outraged, desperate, frayed almost to endurance's limit; looking at him, the deputy thought, 'If he don't get that reward, he will just die.'
    Chapter 14 (37% in)

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