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A strategy more than four decades in the making now stands on the verge of complete success.

In June, India’s shadow banking sector was on the verge of collapse.

From Quartz

It may not be TikTok, but Microsoft is on the verge of acquiring a lineup of popular video game titles that could help grow its consumer and video game businesses.

From Fortune

Wisconsin’s Common Ground Healthcare Cooperative was on the verge of ending operations in 2016 when itreceived a lifesaving $30 million loan, said CEO Cathy Mahaffey.

From Fortune

For those efforts, they now get first dibs at drafting a player who could bring them from the verge of success to consistent playoff appearances.

But to say the capital teeters on the verge of collapse is both melodramatic and misleading.

It was a brutally hot day, 103 degrees, and the city was on the verge of a racial explosion.

Washington State is on the verge of passing new gun control legislation.

On the verge of turning 60 this December, Lennox still has a few items to cross off her bucket list.

All joking aside, what was once considered an expensive gimmick is on the verge of going mainstream.

Late into the night they lingered on the veranda, and he found himself on the verge of confessing all to her.

It was still in the verge of possibility that his son might seek his father in that dismal chamber.

A coward by nature, he had been on the verge of a nervous breakdown before the trial, thinking of what might happen.

This mine is situated in low ground near the verge of the stream, and was at first only worked for gold.

The road we followedPg 134 closely skirts the coast for a great part of the distance, running at times on the verge of the ocean.


On this page you'll find 109 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to verge, such as: brink, edge, fringe, threshold, border, and borderline.

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