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synonyms for fringes

  • suburb
  • surroundings
  • vicinity
  • bound
  • boundary
  • compass
  • confine
  • district
  • limits
  • locality
  • outskirts
  • precinct
  • purlieus
  • territory
  • turf
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How to use fringes in a sentence

If the ocean had only half its existing area, the lands would be so wide that only their fringes would be fertile.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
He left the guards at the fringes of his engineers' forest and rode the eight-legged reptile recklessly among the huge trunks.
THE ENVOY, HERHORACE BROWN FYFE
Earlier, Davy had asked Paul Curtis to find if his voice was reaching the remote fringes of the audience.
DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
Set up everywhere are coloured umbrellas with fringes of coloured beads, as large as those used for tents on lawns sometimes.
ROUND THE WONDERFUL WORLDG. E. MITTON
All about were stumps and fringes of pines, which the lumbermen, for some good reason, had passed by.
WAYSIDE COURTSHIPSHAMLIN GARLAND
The meadow and the nearest fringes of the woods were range enough for her.
THE WATCHERS OF THE TRAILSCHARLES G. D. ROBERTS
The men wear apparently a close-fitting coat of mail over a chiton, which reaches with its fringes half down the thigh.
HOMER AND HIS AGEANDREW LANG
For example, dwelling in booths, wearing fringes, and shaking the palm branch.
A HISTORY OF MEDIAEVAL JEWISH PHILOSOPHYISAAC HUSIK
Very hairy, with hair overlaid in fringes curiously soft and glistening.
WHERE THE PAVEMENT ENDSJOHN RUSSELL
Being an orthodox Jew, he naturally wore a long, black levitical coat which concealed his swinging woollen fringes.
THE SURPRISES OF LIFEGEORGES CLEMENCEAU
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WORDS RELATED TO FRINGES

  • bound
  • boundary
  • compass
  • confine
  • district
  • fringes
  • limits
  • locality
  • outskirts
  • precinct
  • purlieus
  • suburb
  • surroundings
  • territory
  • turf
  • vicinity
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.