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  • adj. Not frayed.


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un- +‎ frayed


  • Next door, the Trowelers had a flag that dangled, but its edges were unfrayed and its colors vivid.

    The Grand Unfurl

  • Even Denmark, famous for its unfrayed safety net, is cutting the length of its unemployment benefits from four years to two to deal with its financial troubles.

    Is It Time to Listen to Rep. Paul Ryan's Economic Prescription?

  • Thanks to all the sharp eyed readers who keep Miss Snark on the unfrayed path of accuracy.

    Archive 2006-05-14

  • You yourself will agree that I cannot do without buttons; nor is there on my garments a single hem unfrayed.

    Poor Folk

  • I noticed that the factor's allegation about her was correct-virgo intacta, semilunar hymen, unfrayed, so I used my smallest speculum.

    Time Enough For Love

  • The new is bright and unfrayed; it has not yet suffered senility and decay.

    Human Traits and their Social Significance

  • The ends of the ropes, which had been trailing from the deck cleats in the water, were found unfrayed.

    The Outdoor Girls at Rainbow Lake Or, the stirring cruise of the motor boat Gem

  • The man who can pass through these ordeals with his nerve unfrayed and look through the waiter as if he were a pane of glass, would never have turned a hair if placed in front at the charge of Balaclava.

    A Fantasy of Mediterranean Travel

  • His other son was commemorated on the third side of its base; but though a fresh unfrayed flag waved for months over turf below which no one lay, it was long before that great granite block came to betray to the world this latest and cruelest bereavement.

    On the Stairs

  • The British Empire is kept together, not by force, not by compulsion, but by the silken bonds of a beautiful understanding, bonds which we believe will be unbreakable, unfrayed, and so far from being weakened by time, will become stronger and more enduring.



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