Synonyms of 'eve'
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If you are on the brink of something, usually something important, terrible, or exciting, you are just about to do it or experience it.
Their economy is teetering on the brink of collapse.
The edge of something, especially something bad, is the point at which it may start to happen.
They have driven the rhino to the edge of extinction.
Thesaurus for eve from the Collins English Thesaurus
The eve of a particular event or occasion is the day before it, or the period of time just before it.