fringe


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Synonyms for fringe

Synonyms for fringe

a fairly narrow line or space forming a boundary

the periphery of a city or town

to put or form a border on

Synonyms for fringe

the outside boundary or surface of something

a part of the city far removed from the center

one of the light or dark bands produced by the interference and diffraction of light

a social group holding marginal or extreme views

Related Words

a border of hair that is cut short and hangs across the forehead

an ornamental border consisting of short lengths of hanging threads or tassels

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decorate with or as if with a surrounding fringe

References in classic literature ?
Then, like a battering-ram, one of the powerful hind legs caught me full in the chest and hurled me, half stunned and wholly winded, clear across the broad highway and into the underbrush of the jungle that fringes it.
Suddenly, however, a pair of arms closed round his neck, and glancing backwards he caught a glimpse of the black coarse fringe of the woman whom he had befriended, "I've got him
My sweet bird," said Sir Nigel, "I am right loth to part from you, but we are now at the fringe of the forest, and it is not right that I should take the chatelaine too far from her trust.
The features in the scenery of the Andes which struck me most, as contrasted with the other mountain chains with which I am acquainted, were, -- the flat fringes sometimes expanding into narrow plains on each side of the valleys, -- the bright colours, chiefly red and purple, of the utterly bare and precipitous hills of porphyry, the grand and continuous wall-like dykes, -- the plainly- divided strata which, where nearly vertical, formed the picturesque and wild central pinnacles, but where less inclined, composed the great massive mountains on the outskirts of the range, -- and lastly, the smooth conical piles of fine and brightly coloured detritus, which sloped up at a high angle from the base of the mountains, sometimes to a height of more than 2000 feet.
Fringes only veer from stylish to suburban school run when the bulk of the fringe is too wide and begins curling round like a bowl, says Jordan.
Dakota Fanning This simple fringe dress with matching red lip and subtle gold accessories has sophisticated and fun written all over it.
Once both ends are done, remove the horizontal threads in the fringe so that the fringes hang individually.
Chop chop, it's time to give your hair an instant makeover with the transforming powers of a fringe.
In addition, the Artweek Fringe takes place in 21 venues across the Holme Valley.
Fringe Benefit Group's prevailing wage benefit plan, The Contractors Plan, helps government contractors, like those working on Davis-Bacon Act and Service Contract Act jobs, stay compliant with government regulations and bid more competitively while providing quality benefits to their employees.
Taken together, fringe benefits can be a significant component of compensation and a tool for attracting, motivating and retaining talented employees.
Summary: Kim Kardashian, Kelly Osbourne and Lucy Liu are all loving this summer's fashion trend for fringe.
A 2% shareholder is not considered an employee for fringe benefit purposes and so cannot exclude the cost of the premiums from gross income as employer-provided coverage under an accident or health plan.