Synonyms of 'flank'
the side of a man or animal between the ribs and the hipHe put his hand on the dog's flank.
to be positioned at the side of (a person or thing)The altar was flanked by two Christmas trees.
white sand bordered by palm trees and tropical flowers
line, , ,
Thousands of people lined the streets as the procession went by.
edge, , ,
a chocolate brown jacket edged with yellow
We raced across a large field that skirted the slope of the hill.
Swampy islands of vegetation fringe the coastline.
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in the sense of aspect
a distinct feature or element in a problem or situationClimate affects every aspect of our lives.
in the sense of edge
to make, form, or be an edge or border fora chocolate brown jacket edged with yellow
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