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  • as inalmost
  • as inas

synonyms for on the point of

  • about
  • approximately
  • around
  • essentially
  • most
  • much
  • practically
  • relatively
  • roughly
  • virtually
  • nigh
  • well-nigh
  • about to
  • all but
  • as good as
  • bordering on
  • close to
  • close upon
  • for all practical purposes
  • for the greatest part
  • in effect
  • in the neighborhood of
  • in the vicinity of
  • just about
  • near to
  • not far from
  • not quite
  • on the brink of
  • on the edge of
  • on the verge of
  • pretty near
  • substantially
  • within sight of
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How to use on the point of in a sentence

This is the first and principal point at which we can stanch the wastage of teaching energy that now goes on.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
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
His also was the intellectual point of view, and the intellectual interest in knowledge and its deductions.
THE MEDIAEVAL MIND (VOLUME II OF II)HENRY OSBORN TAYLOR
Judged from this point of view only, the elasticity provided by the new law is doubtless adequate.
READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
That is the only point in which one sees Liszt's sense of his own greatness; otherwise his manner is remarkably unassuming.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
When we speak against one capital vice, we ought to speak against its opposite; the middle betwixt both is the point for virtue.
PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
The experience of the Jesuit fathers at Port Royal is related at length, from their own point of view.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
A colossal steam "traveller" had ceaselessly carried great blocks of stone and long steel girders from point to point.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
On this point, I have the testimony of eye-witnesses of diverse sentiments and of unimpeachable character.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
In the evening, we improved our gondoliers' time in rowing leisurely from one point of interest to another.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
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