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    verge - Dictionary definition and meaning for word verge

    Definition
    (noun) a region marking a boundary
    Synonyms : brink , threshold
    Definition
    (noun) the limit beyond which something happens or changes
    Synonyms : brink
    Example Sentence
    • on the verge of tears
    • on the brink of bankruptcy
    Definition
    (noun) a ceremonial or emblematic staff
    Synonyms : scepter , sceptre , wand
    Definition
    (noun) a grass border along a road Definition
    (verb) border on; come close to
    Example Sentence
    • His behavior verges on the criminal
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for verge

Assume VER(very)+ge(edge)= very edge means edge,border,margin,etc.,

VERGE...VERGED AND EMERGED. The cops verged in (came close) on the thieves as soon as they emerged (came out of) from their hideout.

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