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adjective as in marginal


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Luminar, the buzzy sensor startup that is on the verge of becoming a publicly traded company, locked in a supplier deal to furnish Intel subsidiary Mobileye with lidar for its fleet of autonomous vehicles.

Washington could be on the verge of a seismic shift in power as final votes are being tallied in the presidential election, but the dynamics around economic relief talks that have sputtered on and off for months do not appear to have changed.

With the Penn State men’s basketball team on the verge of making the NCAA tournament for the first time since 2011, Lucchesi predicted this would be the best year yet.

Over the course of three hours, the drivers took control more than a dozen times, including at least two cases when the car seemed to be on the verge of crashing into another vehicle.

Finally, there’s a category of interventions that might be marginally useful but verge on pandemic theater.

After Vietnam, it was axiomatic that the press would approach those in power with a skepticism verging on cynicism.

Early on, that seemed like a cool effect, because it really highlighted the reaction, but it lacks anything verging on subtlety.

And the color of the meat itself was a rich red verging on purple.

Lapid may be malleable, but Bennett was without question on the hard-right, verging on undemocratic.

The attacks were personal, sometimes sarcastic, sometimes even verging on nativist (who knew Democrats hated Switzerland so much).

For a month before the Protocol was signed the relations between Spaniards and Americans were verging towards a crisis.

Eloise had not given her age a thought, but, pressed for an answer, ventured the reply that she might be verging on to thirty.

The conduct of many of the men, French and English, seemed characterized by a recklessness verging on insanity.

He was of course verging on insanity, and thoughts of suicide passed through his mind.

Mr. Caryll was an old clergyman reputed in school traditions to be verging on ninety.

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On this page you'll find 39 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to verging, such as: adjacent, contiguous, neighboring, abutting, connecting, and null.

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