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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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The Thing moved off slowly and clumsily across the ridges, heading always toward the westward and the land, and they followed, while the growling thunder at the edge of the floe rolled nearer and nearer.
We had turned away from the edge, and had penetrated about fifty yards of close brushwood, when there came a frightful rending crash from behind us.
One man dropped with a bullet in his brain; a sword flew clattering across the deck and dropped over the edge beyond as I disarmed one of my opponents and the third went down with my blade buried to the hilt in his breast and three feet of it protruding from his back, and falling wrenched the sword from my grasp.
The girl, greatly astonished, ran to lean over the edge of the roof, and saw the man walking rapidly through the air toward the ground.
When I reached the edge of the plateau such a scene met my astonished gaze as never before had startled it, for the unique battle-methods of the half-brutes were rather the most remarkable I had ever witnessed.
Werper, from the concealment of a jutting, granite shoulder, watched him pass up from the shadows of the stairway and advance toward the edge of the hill which faced the rim of the valley where the Waziri awaited the signal of their master.
Thus, very slowly, the ape-man commenced the tedious operation of putting a thin edge upon his primitive hunting-knife.
Joan rode on among the avenues of young cocoanut-palms, saw a hornbill, followed it in its erratic flights to the high forest on the edge of the plantation, heard the cooing of wild pigeons and located them in the deeper woods, followed the fresh trail of a wild pig for a distance, circled back, and took the narrow path for the bungalow that ran through twenty acres of uncleared cane.
Kama came back, sat down on the edge of the spruce boughs, and in the interval of waiting, mended harness.
They reached the edge of the desert and bumped squarely into the rocks.
But the Fox immediately jumped on her back, and by putting his foot on her long horns managed to jump up to the edge of the well.
Equidistant from one another and from the top and bottom, three strong bolts protruded from the beveled edge.
The rock capped a high cliff; a stone dropped from its outer edge would have fallen sheer downward one thousand feet to the tops of the pines.
Three archers he slew in three giant strokes, but Sir Oliver flung his arms round him, and the two, staggering and straining, reeled backwards and fell, locked in each other's grasp, over the edge of the steep cliff which flanked the hill.
So, hiding it among the reeds by the water's edge, he returned to his master.