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  • as infold
  • as inplica
  • as inplication
  • as inrimple
  • as inruck

synonyms for knife-edge

  • pleat
  • bend
  • circumvolution
  • cockle
  • convolution
  • corrugation
  • crease
  • crimp
  • crinkle
  • flection
  • flexure
  • furrow
  • gather
  • gathering
  • groove
  • lap
  • lapel
  • layer
  • loop
  • overlap
  • plait
  • plica
  • plication
  • ply
  • pucker
  • ridge
  • ruck
  • ruffle
  • rumple
  • shirring
  • smocking
  • tuck
  • turn
  • wrinkle
  • dog's ear
  • plicature
  • rimple
  • rivel
  • ruche
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    How to use knife-edge in a sentence

    It’ll keep your knife in exactly the right position, so you don’t have to worry about creating a weird angle on the knife edge.
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    Sukowa, perhaps best known for the films she made with Rainer Werner Fassbinder, walks this knife edge deftly.
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    After a bit of waiting, Mac decided that the smoke was floating from a certain direction, and we began to edge carefully that way.
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    He was hurrying towards the corner of the palace grounds when a shriek from Winifred set his teeth on edge.
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    The first man my eyes lighted upon as I stepped inside was MacRae, humped disconsolately on the edge of a bunk.
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    Pearson flung his knife and fork at it, having forgotten to drop those light weapons when he leaped up.
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    Squinty turned around, standing on the edge of the little brook, and waited, his heart beating faster and faster.
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    Black Sheep looked up at Harry's throat and then at a knife on the dinner-table.
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    A knife would hurt, but Aunty Rosa had told him, a year ago, that if he sucked paint he would die.
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    The servant-girl came up from the kitchen, took the knife away, and consoled him.
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