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Adjective
Worn, torn, or ragged, as if into rags
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“Melt the frayed ends of the cord with your lighter.”
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(of a person's nerves or temper) Showing the effects of strain
“Everything wasn't ruined, but his soul had been frayed a little further.”
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Feeling or looking strained as a result of having too many demands made on one
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Past tense for to wear away or cause damage through applied friction
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Past tense for to unravel
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Past tense for annoy
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(with reference to a person's nerves) Past tense for to set or be set on edge
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Wore out
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Past tense for to forcibly break into parts, especially into halves or along the grain
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Past tense for to make excessive demands on
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