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Sentence count:62+1 Only show simple sentencesPosted:2017-03-22Updated:2017-03-22
Similar words: arrayeddelayeddecayedprayerfraydefrayfrancisco francolayerMeaning: [freɪ]  adj. worn away or tattered along the edges. 
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1 Everyone is gibbering insanely, nerves frayed as showtime approaches.
2 He had frayed the bottom of his jeans.
3 Tempers frayed as thousands of motorists began the Christmas holiday with long waits in traffic jams.
4 I'd frayed the edges of my jeans as that was the fashion in those days.
5 The stairway carpet is so frayed it threatens to unravel.
6 Frayed tempers at the end of the match led to three players being sent off.
7 He wore frayed jeans and cowboy shirts.
8 This old jumper of mine is frayed at the sleeve cuff.
9 Relations between us have become frayed through a series of misunderstandings.
10 A lot of pretty melodies with some frayed edges.
11 Frayed edges, broken by a very below average human finger,( nearly fit round corners of chipped cream-painted cream furniture.
12 Jacqui was just the frayed end of an otherwise completed pattern and it was with reluctance that he dialled his own number.
13 He had dutifully nurtured a six-hair goatee and frayed the bottom of his jeans.
14 A sweep of light remained between frayed brocade curtains, without a gleam on the parquet floor.
15 A high wind frayed the sails of clouds until a crescent moon limned each shred with white gold.
16 The carpet was badly frayed.
17 Extension cords that looked frayed or suspicious were bound up in Scotch cellophane tape.
18 Delicate chairs with frayed green silk upholstery were placed round the walls.
19 His bare feet could identify all the frayed patches on the long ribbon of carpet and each worn tread on the stairs.
20 All the wiring was exposed and frayed, and small lizards ran across the ceiling.
21 The edges are frayed, with the ends sloughing off.
22 Blocked roads, wildcat action and frayed nerves tested the patience of commuters and consumers across the continent.
23 By the end of the meal her nerves were completely frayed.
24 David D. is always well briefed, usually good-humoured, though he was looking a little frayed by the small hours of Friday.
25 She opened it, slipped her hand inside and pulled out an old frayed envelope.
26 We went into a living room in which there was old furniture, a worn rug, and a frayed velvet sofa.
27 He would have thrown out the shirt with the slightly frayed cuff and straightened his shoulders.
28 The gilding was flaking off a clumsy clasp and some stitches had broken on the handle, leaving it frayed and shabby.
29 Though it was a warm day, he was wearing his old faded high-necked sweater with a frayed shirt collar showing.
30 It was on the second day that tempers, already frayed, finally ripped.
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