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English noun: frazzle

1. frazzle (state) a state of extreme exhaustion

SamplesHe was worn to a frazzle.

Broader (hypernym)exhaustion

Domain usagecolloquialism

English verb: frazzle

1. frazzle (contact) wear away by rubbing

SamplesThe friction frayed the sleeve.


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)break, bust, fall apart, wear, wear out

2. frazzle (body) exhaust physically or emotionally

SamplesShe was frazzled after the visit of her in-laws.

Pattern of useSomething ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)beat, exhaust, tucker, tucker out, wash up

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