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Noun
A fight or brawl
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“Oh! It's only a drunken fray, a fight in the liquor store.”
Noun
An argument or disagreement
“Indeed, we would rather not write this chapter and so enter the heated fray about this, the biggest question about the mind.”
Noun
An effort to reach a goal
“A number of other researchers have entered the fray to discover the cognitive structure of everyday concepts, beliefs, theories and explanations.”
Verb
To wear away or cause damage through applied friction
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“The paper was thin and the edges were beginning to fray from age.”
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To emotionally tax or strain
“And as nerves fray and tempers rise, you can be assured of a catty remark or backstage rumpus.”
Verb
To make a long tear or cut in
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