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  • v. Present participle of frazzle.


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  • All cycle, nerves have been frazzling two of the contestants separately used the word "breakdown" to describe their emotional state on last week's episode, but we hadn't seen anything like this before.

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  • Will this be the year in which talking heads stop frazzling themselves over un-moments and non-events?

    Charles Redfern: Reaching The Lofty Heights This New Year. Maybe. Possibly.

  • Similar frazzling of the wiring could be found in schizophrenics, sociopaths, drug addicts, and long-term prisoners.

    The Whisperers

  • Flinging their clothes off and on with finger-straining abandon, they couple in stage blackouts, to the frazzling accompaniment of an electric buzzer, followed by a sign signaling the length of their liaisons.

    Scorched-Earth Strategy

  • You focus on being yourself and professional at all times, despite the temporary frazzling.

    Online Personality: Avoiding the Mommy Blogger Stereotype

  • It often came down to a combination of laziness and brain-frazzling tiredness.

    Help a writer in distress

  • But I will tell you this: After the wonderful, long, tiring, frazzling, exciting, and just profoundly overwhelming experience that was LACon IV, the simple act of singing a song of praise with people with whom I share bonds of friendship and community restored me, replenished me, and reminded me how lucky I am to be part of this community.

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  • It's an extremely high pressure threefold task, which seems designed to eliminate Dave, whose frazzling under pressure has been highlighted for our amusement all season.

    Archive 2006-05-01

  • At Anchors Aweigh, a ship that swings to a frazzling high point before slamming down in pendulum arc, we screamed like silly girls: the creators of Angel Ace and Baylans left with a finer appreciation of the mechanics of flight (from the perspective of a discombobulated digestive tract).

    Archive 2004-01-01

  • TERROR COMMISSION: They've created a frazzling jangling of nerves in the political system and the result of that is that we may be rushing to some of their proposals that maybe shouldn't be supported.

    CNN Transcript Jul 28, 2004


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