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frayed
used in The Magic Mountain

5 uses
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1  —2 uses as in:
into the fray
Definition
a noisy fight, controversial debate, or other exciting situation that usually is not well organized
  • You enter the fray unarmed against such intellectual chicanery.
    6.3 - The City of God and Evil Deliverance (83% in)
  • He was not going up there to be salved and bandaged, but to engage in the fray, and with serious intent.
    7.9 - The Great Petulance (83% in)

There are no more uses of "fray" flagged with this meaning in The Magic Mountain.

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  • Once they were marked off, Settembrini also took up his position, letting his frayed beaver-trimmed jacket hang open.
    7.9 - The Great Petulance (96% in)
  • As always, Settembrini was wearing his heavy coat with the wide lapels, a frayed turndown collar, and checked trousers.
    5.1 - Eternal Soup and Sudden Clarity (51% in)
  • Naphta and Settembrini were already out on the street, the latter in his frayed beaver-trimmed jacket, the former in a spring overcoat, a quitted yellowish-white garment a dandy might wear.
    7.5 - Mynheer Peeperkorn (Conclusion) (43% in)

There are no more uses of "frayed" in The Magic Mountain.

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