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fraying

verb
present participle of fray

Synonyms of fraying

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 fraying was in 1637

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“Fraying.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/fraying. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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