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  • as inmarginal
  • as inon the brink

synonyms for on the edge

  • insignificant
  • minimal
  • minor
  • negligible
  • bordering
  • low
  • peripheral
  • rimming
  • small
  • verging

antonyms for on the edge

MOST RELEVANT
  • important
  • major
  • significant
  • central
  • core
  • interior
  • internal
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    How to use on the edge in a sentence

    Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
    THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
    After a bit of waiting, Mac decided that the smoke was floating from a certain direction, and we began to edge carefully that way.
    RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
    You never know when you are going to stumble upon a jewel in the most out-of-the-way corner.
    MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
    He was hurrying towards the corner of the palace grounds when a shriek from Winifred set his teeth on edge.
    THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
    The first man my eyes lighted upon as I stepped inside was MacRae, humped disconsolately on the edge of a bunk.
    RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
    Mr. Slocum was not educated in a university, and his life has been in by-paths, and out-of-the-way places.
    THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
    I drew back from the rim of Writing-On-the-Stone, that set of whispered phrases echoing in my ears.
    RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
    Squinty turned around, standing on the edge of the little brook, and waited, his heart beating faster and faster.
    SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
    Feeling sixteen and very foolish, she sank to the edge of a chair and muttered something about the charm of the room.
    ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
    They started in the early morning and rode out over the plains till they came to the edge of a large forest.
    ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    capacitor

    WORDS RELATED TO ON THE EDGE

    • bordering
    • insignificant
    • low
    • minimal
    • minor
    • negligible
    • on the edge
    • peripheral
    • rimming
    • small
    • verging
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