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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

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a region marking a boundary

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the edge of a steep place

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the limit beyond which something happens or changes

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Perry soon had a roaring fire blazing by the brink of the little stream.
If she were not true to it, might the object she now had in life, which bound her to something devoid of evil, in its passing away from her, leave her more forlorn and more despairing, if that were possible, than she had been upon the river's brink that night; and then might all help, human and Divine, renounce her evermore!
Taking a firm hold of the roots of the seaweed with my left hand, I laid myself down over the brink, and felt with my right hand under the overhanging edges of the rock.
When he had walked on the river's brink in the peaceful moonlight for some half an hour, he put his hand in his breast and tenderly took out the handful of roses.
Soon he was up again, and away,--not far into the country, but back towards London by the high-road--then back again--then over another part of the same ground as he already traversed--then wandering up and down in fields, and lying on ditches' brinks to rest, and starting up to make for some other spot, and do the same, and ramble on again.
On his right hand was a quaint little village, mostly composed of wooden houses, straggling down to the brink of one of the tidal streams.
Thus, during this October month of wonderful afternoons they roved along the meads by creeping paths which followed the brinks of trickling tributary brooks, hopping across by little wooden bridges to the other side, and back again.
In truth Brink is a good potential multiplayer game that, with future patching, may become the game it promised to be, but until then it's fallen way short of what was intended.
Geoffrey Brink, an ARS agronomist working with Casler, was the first to thoroughly examine the digestibility of the fiber in meadow fescue's cell walls.
ANDRE BRINK UNEARTHS memories of his childhood and young adult years, and his shock awakening about the level of divisions based on race during the apartheid era in South Africa.
Brink's Co, known for protecting cash in armored trucks, is expecting to take a US$23 million cash charge because of the costs of moving its own cash out of Venezuela, reports Reuters (Dec.
"Dancing on the Brink of the World: A Star Waltz in the Keys of Canvas, Music, and Myth" is a collection of literature on the subject of the stars.
"On the Brink of Bliss and Insanity" is the story of Annie.
BRINK'S, U.S., BASED IN COPPELL, TEXAS, recently introduced its latest technology solution for cash-intensive stores.
Calling herself a 40-something member of Generation X, Brink talked about how congregations can "regain relevance and authenticity ...