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frayed

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

worn or torn into or as if into rags
  • she wore a beloved but badly frayed flannel shirt

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frayed

verb
past tense of fray

Synonyms of frayed (Entry 2 of 2)

to damage or diminish by continued friction
  • constant rubbing against the rock face has badly frayed our climbing rope

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The first known use of frayed was in 1815

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“Frayed.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/frayed. Accessed 3 Jul. 2020.

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