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Synonyms for edge

Synonyms for edge

the cutting part of a sharp instrument

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a fairly narrow line or space forming a boundary

the periphery of a city or town

a transitional interval beyond which some new action or different state of affairs is likely to begin or occur

to give a sharp edge to

to put or form a border on

to advance carefully and gradually

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to introduce gradually and slyly

Synonyms for edge

the boundary of a surface

the attribute of urgency in tone of voice

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a slight competitive advantage

advance slowly, as if by inches

provide with a border or edge

lie adjacent to another or share a boundary

provide with an edge

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References in classic literature ?
and again the kitten wandered into the air and back to the edge of the roof.
I can see plenty of nice gardens and fields down below us, at the edge of this city.
As I sat gazing at it a figure appeared at the very edge.
I kept close to the edge of the forest, in the very midst of which the hill seemed to rise.
Six trips he made in the five hours before Basuli reached the kopje, and at the end of that time he had transported forty-eight ingots to the edge of the great boulder, carrying upon each trip a load which might well have staggered two ordinary men, yet his giant frame showed no evidence of fatigue, as he helped to raise his ebon warriors to the hill top with the rope that had been brought for the purpose.
They took us out to see it, and the whole tribe lined up on the edge.
We slunk through the bushes in silence until we came to the very edge of the cliff, close to the old camp.
The look in his eyes as he felt the keen edge and glared at me was positively carnivorous.
It was rusty and dull, but I turned the grindstone while Louis gave it an edge.
Look you here, sentry, and you shall see how I came and how close a shave I had to not coming at all," I answered, turning toward the edge of the roof, where, twenty feet below, at the end of my strap, hung all my weapons.
I gagged and bound him and then hung him over the edge of the roof as I myself had hung a few moments before.
Her eyes moved back and forth between the apes and the edge of the jungle toward which they were gazing until at last she perceived the object of their halt and the thing that they awaited.
On a colossal pedestal, the cliff, - motionless at the extreme edge of the capping rock and sharply outlined against the sky, - was an equestrian statue of impressive dignity.
Sniffing suspiciously, he circled the edge of the pit.
It was a practised eye that travelled up the slope to the crumbling canyon-wall and back and down again to the edge of the pool.