verge


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Synonyms for verge

verge on something

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Synonyms for verge

a fairly narrow line or space forming a boundary

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

to be contiguous or next to

to put or form a border on

verge on: to come near, as in quality or amount

Synonyms for verge

a region marking a boundary

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the limit beyond which something happens or changes

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a ceremonial or emblematic staff

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border on

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References in classic literature ?
She lingered beneath them, within the verge of the forest trees, and sent a farewell glance after her children as they strayed where her own green footprints had never been.
It was upon the verge of the land of the Kaols that I now knew myself to be, but in what direction to search for Dejah Thoris, or how far into the heart of the great forest I might have to penetrate I had not the faintest idea.
Occasionally we caught glimpses of horrid beasts all during the day; but, fortunately, we were never far from a sward island, and when they saw us their pursuit always ended at the verge of the solid sod.
The book is written throughout on the verge of realism, with divinations and conjectures across its border, and with lapses into the fool's paradise of romanticism, and an apparent content with its inanity and impossibility.
He had not minded it when the Tarmangani squatted upon the verge of the pit and looked down upon him, for had not this Tarmangani fed him?
The path led straight across the clearing into another forest, lying upon the verge of which I saw a bit of white.
I am temperate to the verge of absurdity," replied the Tramp.
The humblest wayside juggler in India could mystify them to the verge of lunacy.
I tell you we are on the verge of the unknown," he insisted.
So reconstructed, the earliest period appears to us as a time of slow development in which the characteristic epic metre, diction, and structure grew up slowly from crude elements and were improved until the verge of maturity was reached.
At the pit's verge the ape-man dropped to the ground in the center of the trail.
A curious seeker, she stood for a while at the verge of the sea that tells so little, but tells a little, and watched the outgoing of this last tremendous tide.
One foot was descending into the opening, while the other foot was just on the verge of beginning the uplift.
She caught herself on the verge involuntarily of pressing his hand that held hers.
On the extreme verge of the horizon lie a long chain of mountain peaks, with their rugged summits flecked with snow.