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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To wear down so as to become ragged and have loose threads showing.

Usage examples (37)
  • The artist will purposely fray the yarn to use in a multimedia project.
  • Real Madrid also got back into the title fray, beating Valencia 2-0 after Barcelona could only draw 0-0 with Espanyol.
  • Trying to predict who will emerge from the fray is problematic.
  • It's great for small kitchen wares, but hidden away in the fray is Mercado Senora, or the "witches market." for more
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