Sentence Examples


  • Our clans are still on the verge of war.
  • The personification of wisdom reaches almost the verge of hypostasis: in Job xxviii.
  • She'd been on the verge of dying, discussing how her impending death forced her to decide whether she wanted to live or mourn.
  • For a year he relinquished himself to her endearments, and when he determined to leave, she instructed him how to sail to the land of shades which lay on the verge of the ocean stream, in order to learn his fate from the prophet Teiresias.
  • Even as the minister of a constitutional monarch his intolerance of interference or joint authority, his temper at once imperious and intriguing, his inveterate inclination towards brigue, that is to say, underhand rivalry and caballing for power and place, showed themselves unfavourably; and his constant tendency to inflame the aggressive and chauvinist spirit of his country neglected fact, was not based on any just estimate of the relative power and interests of France, and led his country more than once to the verge of a great calamity.
 

How would you define verge? Add your definition here.

comments powered by Disqus