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Noun
The outside limit of an object, area, or surface
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“He gripped the edge of the bed and sweat was already starting to run.”
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A condition or circumstance that puts one in a favorable position
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“They have an edge over their rivals.”
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A position of superiority or dominance
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“On the criterion of competence, Clarke had the edge over his rivals.”
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An intense, sharp, or striking quality
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“Comedy or satire has to be slightly nasty, have a sharp edge to it.”
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The ability to produce a desired effect or result
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A point in time before something happens
“Scientists believe they are on the edge of a major breakthrough.”
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A point of entry or beginning
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A strong taste, flavour, or smell
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Leading position
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One's circumstances, especially when it is out of one's control
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Stitches, collectively
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Extreme tension
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The area on either side of a road
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A corner, especially an external projection or an internal recess of a part of a building or other structure
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The land along the edge of a sea, lake, or other large body of water
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A narrow horizontal surface projecting from a wall, cliff, or other surface
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A point where two or more things are joined
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The bottom, base, or lower end of something
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Usefulness or benefit
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A distinguishing quality or attribute
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In a state of distress, resourcelessness, tension, difficulty, etc.
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A stage or level at which a change of state occurs
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The highest point on a roof, represented by a horizontal line where two roof areas intersect, running the length of the area
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A tool used to remove parts of stone, wood or metal by placing the sharp edge against the material to be cut and pushing or pounding the other end with a hammer, or mallet
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An instrument composed of a blade fixed into a handle, used for cutting or as a weapon
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A hardened layer, coating, or deposit on the surface of something soft
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The power, energy or strength to deliver an effect
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The thicker end of something, especially a tool or a weapon
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Provide with a border or edge
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“One of my favourite ways to edge a garden is to use an herb border.”
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Defeat narrowly
“He edged closer to the fire.”
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To cause to become sharp or sharper
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To make, form, or be an edge or border for
“A white party frock edged with lace.”
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To come or go near, or nearer to, in place or time
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Move slowly and carefully in order to avoid being heard or noticed
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To move or proceed onward
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To cheat or trick
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To introduce or insert surreptitiously or without warrant
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To be victorious over
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To draw, trace, or define the outer edge or shape of
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