He craved the fray, and I think he even enjoyed being controversial, which he most certainly was.
Having scurried away from the political competition, they solicit war stories from guests who are still in the fray.
To date, he has seemed reluctant to choose a side in the argument, preferring instead to float above the fray.
The biggest threat to her now is Texas Gov. Rick Perry, who just joined the fray.
He still thought maybe he could keep the seat, until Personhood USA jumped into the fray.
Justice is without passion; but War lets loose all the worst passions, while "Chance, high arbiter, more embroils the fray."
Jimmy McLoughlin spit on his hands as if in preparation for the fray.
On that morning Sawyer's command was entitled to be in front and the first in the fray.
Odysseus and Telemachos rushed into the fray with double-edged swords.
When we got on board, we examined into the occasion of this fray.
mid-14c., "feeling of alarm," shortening of affray (q.v.; see also afraid). Meaning "a brawl, a fight" is from early 15c. (but late 14c. in Anglo-Latin). Fraymaker "fighter, brawler" is an excellent word from a 1530s statute.
"wear out by rubbing," c.1400, from Middle French frayer "to rub against," from Old French froiier "rub, scrape," from Latin fricare "to rub, rub down" (see friction). Related: Frayed; fraying.