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ragged edge

noun as in brink

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Example Sentences

Even though another ragged edge of a flower appears to vanish every time I check, the stems, now more pronounced, give the impression of growing because they lean toward each other.

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On a breezy February afternoon at the ragged edge of rapidly gentrifying downtown Los Angeles, hipsters walk toy dogs along Pico Boulevard.

Why in thunder am I out here on this ragged edge of civilization struggling with almost primitive conditions?

If, however, the solder is too cold, a ragged edge will result.

Things came to the ragged edge of a rush, but white men ran in with rifles and cutlasses.

And trading on margin means trading on the ragged edge of nothing.

Treading water, he held them up, getting close to the ragged edge of the ice.


On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ragged edge, such as: bedrock, cliff's edge, edge, limit, and precarious position.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.