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frazzling


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Frazzle  \Fraz"zle\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Frazzled};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Frazzling}.]  [Cf.  G.  faseln  and  E.  fray.] 
  To  fray;  to  wear  or  pull  into  tatters  or  tag  ends  to  tatter; 
  --  used  literally  and  figuratively.  [Prov.  Eng.  &  U.  S.] 
 
  Her  hair  was  of  a  reddish  gray  color,  and  its  frazzled 
  and  tangled  condition  suggested  that  the  woman  had 
  recently  passed  through  a  period  of  extreme  excitement. 
  --J.  C. 
  Harris. 




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