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  • as inlikely
  • as inalmost
  • as inabout to

synonyms for on the verge of

  • acceptable
  • expected
  • fair
  • feasible
  • inclined
  • possible
  • prone
  • reasonable
  • achievable
  • anticipated
  • assuring
  • attainable
  • believeable
  • conceivable
  • conjecturable
  • credible
  • destined
  • disposed
  • favorite
  • given to
  • imaginable
  • in favor of
  • in the cards
  • in the habit of
  • inferable
  • liable
  • odds-on
  • ostensible
  • plausible
  • practicable
  • predisposed
  • presumable
  • promising
  • rational
  • seeming
  • subject to
  • supposable
  • tending
  • thinkable
  • true
  • up-and-coming
  • verisimilar
  • workable

antonyms for on the verge of

MOST RELEVANT
  • impossible
  • unlikely
  • unreasonable
  • implausible
  • inapt
  • unforeseeable
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      How to use on the verge of 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
      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
      But Lessard's a overbearin' son-of-a-gun all round, and he's always breakin' out in a new place.
      RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
      Late into the night they lingered on the veranda, and he found himself on the verge of confessing all to her.
      THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
      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
      The Spanish men-of-war, which were always painted white, had their colour changed to dark grey like the American ships.
      THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
      I drew back from the rim of Writing-On-the-Stone, that set of whispered phrases echoing in my ears.
      RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
      It was still in the verge of possibility that his son might seek his father in that dismal chamber.
      THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
      Later on the commander of a German man-of-war and his staff were received and fêted by the Captain-General.
      THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
      It must have been the window-panes, for he was anxious to get the most beautiful mother-of-pearl he could find.
      ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
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      WORDS RELATED TO ON THE VERGE OF

      • almost
      • at the point of
      • fixing to
      • intending
      • on the verge of
      • ready
      • set
      • willing to
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