Definition of fraying
: something rubbed or worn off by fraying
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Yet Trump's demeanor obviously falls short of the elevated standards established by the likes of Washington, Abraham Lincoln or Ronald Reagan, and appears to risk fraying that faith in his office still further.
Rinse and air dry: heat, even friction caused by towel-drying, will cause extra fraying.
Thousands of Indians gathered in cities across the country on Wednesday evening to protest against a string of attacks on minority Muslims by Hindu vigilantes that have sparked concern about the fraying of India’s secular fabric.
Until Tuesday, the main concern for riders had been long and unpredictable delays in a fraying system.
This seemingly neat but delicately frayed illustration style matches the fraying of the marriage.
Mr. Michael’s exit and the fraying of the A-Team is just the tip of more changes to come.
The fraying of the Trump-Sessions relationship is particularly notable because Sessions is ideologically sympathetic to Trump.
That visit followed a marked fraying of U.S.-Saudi ties, while Trump's arrival is seen by both administrations as an opportunity to reset the relationship, especially after the nuclear agreement with Iran that Riyadh vehemently opposed.
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