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noun as in advantage

verb as in border, trim

verb as in defeat narrowly

verb as in sharpen

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Example Sentences

A Washington Post-ABC News poll released Wednesday showed Biden with a narrow edge in the battleground state, where protests erupted after last month’s police shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha.

From the starting position on the left it takes two flips to move node 1 into a space where it can be connected to node 6 without crossing any other edges.

It has not fallen into chaos, but it’s kind of right on the edge of it.

They gather in the small village of Carrbridge, Scotland, on the edge of a national park in the Scottish highlands, for the Golden Spurtle World Porridge Making Championship.

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Not to be left behind, progressives in neighboring Wisconsin clamored to join the cutting edge of public health.

French officials were already on edge after a series of apparently unconnected attacks, including the stabbing of police officers.

The rage that Marvin has embodied, a man on the edge of eruption, is always a badly wounded man.

Marvin hops over the edge of his retaining wall, which he built.

Another man chimes in: “Today we are living at the edge of suffering.”

After a bit of waiting, Mac decided that the smoke was floating from a certain direction, and we began to edge carefully that way.

He was hurrying towards the corner of the palace grounds when a shriek from Winifred set his teeth on edge.

The first man my eyes lighted upon as I stepped inside was MacRae, humped disconsolately on the edge of a bunk.

Squinty turned around, standing on the edge of the little brook, and waited, his heart beating faster and faster.

Feeling sixteen and very foolish, she sank to the edge of a chair and muttered something about the charm of the room.


On this page you'll find 182 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to edge, such as: boundary, brink, corner, end, fringe, and line.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.