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verge (s) (noun), verges (pl)
1. An extreme limit beyond which something specific will begin or happen: Grace was on the verge of tears when she heard about her mother being in the train accident.
2. A boarder, a margin, or an edge of anything: The hedge or boundary formed by closely growing bushes or shrubs was a verge created by Tom's neighbor which extended around the whole length of his property.
3. Etymology: from Latin virga, "twig, rod, wand."
The point beyond which something new begins or occurs.
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verge (verb), verges, verged, verging
1. To incline or tend to approach or to draw near, towards some state or condition.
2. To pass or undergo a gradual transition into something else.
3. The limit beyond which something happens or changes: Shirley was verging with tears when she was told that she could not go to the movie.
4. To border on; to come close to.
5. Etymology: from Latin vergere, "to bend, to turn, to tend toward, to incline".
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