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(名词) 
Definition
a border or line where something ends or begins
She was standing at the water's edge.
同义词
border
pillowcases trimmed with a hand-crocheted border
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side
Park at the side of the road.
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line
the California state line
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limit
the city limits
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lip
the lip of the jug
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margin
These islands are on the margins of human habitation.
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boundary
Our organization now operates across national boundaries.
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fringe
They lived together on the fringe of the campus.
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threshold
She has a low threshold of boredom, and needs constant stimulation.
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rim
round the eastern rim of the Mediterranean
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brim
She filled her glass right up to the brim.
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perimeter
They walked round the perimeter of the stadium.
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periphery
Geographically, the UK is on the periphery of Europe.
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flange
(名词) 
They have driven the rhino to the edge of extinction.
同义词
verge
Carole was on the verge of tears.
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brink
Their economy is teetering on the brink of collapse.
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threshold
We are on the threshold of a new era in astronomy.
(名词) 
This could give them the edge over their oppponents.
同义词
advantage
Men still have an economic position of advantage over women.
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lead
He now has a lead of 30 points.
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dominance
They're unpopular for their dominance over the community.
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superiority
Our army has air superiority.
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upper hand
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head start
A good education gives your child a head start in life.
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ascendancy
The extremists are gaining ascendancy.
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whip hand
(名词) 
Featuring new bands gives the show an edge.
同义词
power
the power of his rhetoric
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force
He changed our world through the force of his ideas.
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bite
The novel seems to lack bite and tension.
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effectiveness
the effectiveness of computers as an educational tool
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animation
They both spoke with animation.
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zest
He has a zest for life and a quick intellect.
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powerful quality
(名词) 
Definition
keenness, sharpness, or urgency
There was an unpleasant edge to her voice.
同义词
sharpness
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sting
The sting of those words had festered in Roderick's mind.
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bitterness
the bitterness of the British climate
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pungency
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acuteness
Everything he writes demonstrates the acuteness of his intelligence.
(动词) 
Definition
to move very gradually in a particular direction
He edged closer to the door.
同义词
inch
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ease
I eased my way towards the door.
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creep
The rabbit crept off and hid in a hole.
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slink
He couldn't just slink away.
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steal
They can steal away at night and join us.
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sidle
A young man sidled up to me and said, `May I help you?'
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move slowly
(动词) 
Definition
to make, form, or be an edge or border for
a chocolate brown jacket edged with yellow
同义词
border
white sand bordered by palm trees and tropical flowers
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bind
Bind the edges of the blind with braid or fringing.
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trim
jackets trimmed with crocheted flowers
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fringe
Swampy islands of vegetation fringe the coastline.
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(动词) 
同义词
sharpen
He started to sharpen his knife.
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hone
four grinding wheels for honing fine-edged tools
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strop

短语

See on edge

其他同义词

in the sense of acuteness
Everything he writes demonstrates the acuteness of his intelligence.
同义词
perceptiveness,
wit,
sharpness,
acuity,
perspicacity (formal),
smartness,
intuitiveness,
subtleness
in the sense of animation
Definition
liveliness and enthusiasm
They both spoke with animation.
同义词
pep,
welly (slang),
ardour (old-fashioned),
vibrancy,
zing (informal),
briskness,
sprightliness,
pizzazz or pizazz (informal)
in the sense of ascendancy
Definition
the condition of being dominant
The extremists are gaining ascendancy.

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edge 的词库—— 柯林斯 英语词库
Life on the edge
The desire to push the boundaries has been a motivator in many a daring expedition, testing the human spirit and physical abilities to the utmost. Indulge your adventurous spirit by exploring some associated ‘extreme’ vocabulary. Will you have the survival skills to master our quiz?
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