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Noun
The extreme edge of land before a steep slope or a body or water
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“I am now finding myself on a deserted beach on the brink of a saline washout.”
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A point at which something, typically something unwelcome, is about to happen
“But the current tidal wave of red ink has some carriers on the brink of destruction.”
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The top or highest point of an object, structure or landmass
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The point at which a person or system succumbs to stresses or pressures and descends into crisis
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Face or brink of a rock or mountain
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The land along the edge of a sea, lake, or other large body of water
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