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 Meanings and Examples of EDGE
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edge
 n.  a place or part farthest away from the center of something
 v.  provide with a border
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  The edge in his voice spoke of a raw, unhealed wound that ached within him and his words brought shame to her eyes.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLI
2  To her surprise, he did so and seating himself on the edge of the table he poured himself another drink.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LIV
3  She was standing on the edge of the freshly waxed top step, and as her arm with the whole weight of her body behind it, struck his out-thrust arm, she lost her balance.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LVI
4  For Melanie was sitting on the edge of Rhett's bed and Rhett, drunk and sobbing, was sprawled on the floor, crying, his head in her lap.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LVI
5  It stood for one of the many hated possibilities hovering on the edge of life.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 5
6  Her footsteps flagged, and she stood gazing listlessly ahead, digging the ferny edge of the path with the tip of her sunshade.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 5
7  She smiled as she spoke, letting her eyes rest on his in a way that took the edge from her banter and made him suddenly malleable to her will.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 10
8  The light extinguished, they lay still in the darkness, Gerty shrinking to the outer edge of the narrow couch to avoid contact with her bed-fellow.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 14
9  Her voice had a dangerous edge, and Gerty noticed that her hand shook as she held it out to receive the second cup.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 8
10  Lily rested one arm on the edge of the table, and sat looking at him more intently than she had ever looked before.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 10
11  Blodgett College is on the edge of Minneapolis.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
12  Her fingers fluttered; her sympathy came out in spurts; she sat on the edge of a chair in eagerness to be near her auditor, to send her enthusiasms and optimism across.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
13  Mrs. Dawson opened the door and peered doubtfully about the edge of it.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
14  You could take three or four steps inside our skirts and then not reach the edge.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
15  In the not very romantic solitude of the locked bathroom she sat on the slippery edge of the tub and wept.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
Example Sentence: (123 in 9 pages)
16  Be careful he doesn't edge you out of your job altogether.
17  The plates have a gilt edge.
18  Clamp one end of the plank to the edge of the table.
19  He fell, striking his head on the edge of the table.
20  The girl poised the glass on the edge of the table.
21  He stood on the edge of the cliff.
22  She lived on the extreme edge of the forest.
23  He is canting the edge of a beam.
24  The vase rolled off the edge of the table and smashed.
25  He'd piped fresh cream around the edge of the cake.
26  The enemy have advanced to the edge of the forest.
27  The earthquake plunged entire towns over the edge of the cliffs.
28  Elsa stood unnoticed at the edge of the crowd.
29  The hut hung half over the edge of the precipice.
30  Trees and bushes grew down to the water's edge.