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- v. To approach or come close to something; to border or be on the edge of something.
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If our conversation on the enthralling subjects of fertilizers and aphides seemed in its earnest absorption to verge on the emotional and tender he interfered at once.
They range from very businesslike and bottom-line-oriented vocations barely on the edge of alternative to careers that verge on the fine arts.
Externally I realize that my actions verge on the unstable, yet through the Purpose I am able to overcome this.
Towards the close of his life Mivart's philosophical speculations began to verge on an "interpretation" of theological dogma that was incompatible with the Faith.
The handwriting was expansive and backslanted, so ornate as to verge on the calligraphic.
(three last lines verge on poetry) being replaced by a new game called tennis, I probably say, “No. Do you?”