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Main Entry: edge
Synonyms:
A, acerbity, acidity, acidulousness, acme, acridity, acrimony, acuity, aculeate, acuminate, acumination, acuteness, adjoin, advantage, air line, allowance, alpha, anxious, apex, apogee, apprehensive, asperity, astringency, axis, bank, barb, beeline, befringe, beginning, bind, bite, bitingness, bitterness, blast-off, board, border, bordure, bound, boundary, bourn, brim, brink, brow, bulge, cap, causticity, chord, climax, cloud nine, coast, coign of vantage, commencement, crabbed, crawl, creation, creep, crest, crown, culmen, culmination, cuspidate, cut, cutting edge, cuttingness, dawn, deadwood, diagonal, diameter, direct line, directrix, draw, drop, edge tool, edgy, effectiveness, end, enframe, establishment, extreme limit, extremity, featheredge, fidgety, fierceness, file, flange, flank, flying start, force, foundation, frame, fresh start, fringe, go crabwise, go sideways, great-circle course, grind, grip, handicap, harshness, head start, heaven, heavens, height, hem, high noon, highest pitch, highest point, hone, ill at ease, inch, incisiveness, inside track, institution, irascible, irritable, jump-off, jump, keenness, kick-off, knife-edge, labellum, labium, labrum, lap, lateral, lateralize, lead, leading edge, ledge, limb, limbus, limit, line, lip, list, make leeway, march, marge, margin, marginate, maximum, meridian, mordacity, mordancy, mountaintop, move, mucronation, ne plus ultra, nervous, new departure, no place higher, noon, normal, odds, oilstone, on edge, on tenterhooks, oncoming, onset, opening, origin, origination, outbreak, outline, outset, peak, peevish, penetration, perimeter, periphery, perpendicular, pinnacle, piquancy, pitch, poignancy, point, pointedness, pole, prickliness, prickly, pungency, purfle, purl, radius, radius vector, ragged edge, razor-edge, reset, restive, restless, ridge, right line, rigor, rim, roughness, running start, secant, segment, selvage, send-off, sensitive, set, set off, setting-up, setting in motion, seventh heaven, severity, sharp, sharpen, sharpness, shore, shortcut, shrillness, side, sideline, sideslip, sidestep, sidle, skew, skid, skirt, sky, something extra, something in reserve, sourness, spiculate, spinosity, spire, spur, square one, start-off, start, starting point, steal, sting, straight, straight course, straight line, straight stretch, straightaway, strap, streamline, stridency, stringency, strop, summit, superiority, surround, take-off, tangent, taper, tartness, teeth, tense, thinness, thorniness, threshold, tip-top, tip, top, touchy, transversal, trenchancy, trim, upmost, upper extremity, upper hand, uppermost, uptight, urgency, utmost, vantage, vantage ground, vantage point, vector, veer, vehemence, verge, vertex, very top, violence, virulence, weapon, whet, whip hand, worm, zenith
 
Main Entry: edge in
Synonyms:
admit, barge in, be admitted, break in, break in upon, breeze in, burst in, bust in, butt in, charge in, come barging in, come between, come breezing in, come busting in, come in, crash, crash in, crash the gates, creep in, cross the threshold, crowd in, cut in, drag in, drop in, elbow in, encroach, enter, entrench, foist, foist in, fudge in, gain admittance, get in, go in, go into, have an entree, have an in, hop in, horn in, impinge, implant in, impose, impose on, impose upon, infiltrate, infringe, inject in, insert, insert in, insinuate, insinuate in, intercalate, interfere, interjaculate, interject, interlope, interpolate, interpose, intervene, introduce in, intrude, invade, irrupt, jam in, jump in, look in, lug in, obtrude, pack in, pop in, press in, push in, put between, put in, put on, put upon, run in, rush in, sandwich, set foot in, slink in, slip in, smash in, smuggle in, sneak in, squeeze in, steal in, step in, storm in, take in, throng in, throw in, thrust in, trench, trespass, visit, wedge in, work in, worm, worm in
 
Main Entry: edge tool
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adz, ax, blade, bread knife, bushwhacker, butcher knife, carving knife, chaser, chisel, cleaver, clipper, clippers, cold steel, cutlery, cutter, cutting edge, dagger, edge, edge tools, featheredge, gouge, hack, hatchet, hoe, hunting knife, jackknife, knife-edge, knife, lance, lancet, letter-opener, machete, mattock, naked steel, nippers, paper cutter, paper knife, paring knife, penknife, pick, pickax, pigsticker, plowshare, point, puncturer, razor-edge, razor, razor blade, saw knife, sax, scalpel, scissors, scoop, scraper, scuffle hoe, scythe, share, sharpener, shears, sheath knife, sickle, sidecutters, snips, spear, spokeshave, steel, surgical knife, sword, table knife, toad sticker, weapon, wedge, whittle
 
Main Entry: on edge
Synonyms:
all nerves, antsy-pantsy, antsy, anxious, apprehensive, breathless, chafing, eager, edgy, excitable, excited, fearful, fretful, fretting, frightened, hasty, high-strung, hopped-up, impatient, impetuous, in a lather, in a stew, in a sweat, in suspense, irritable, keyed-up, nerves on edge, nervous, nervy, on tenterhooks, on tiptoe, overstrung, panicky, quivering, restive, restless, squirming, squirmy, taut, tense, uneasy, unpatient, unquiet, with bated breath, with muscles tense
 
Main Entry: take the edge off
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abate, allay, alleviate, appease, assuage, attemper, attenuate, bank the fire, bate, blunt, calm, chasten, conciliate, constrain, control, cool, cramp, cripple, damp, dampen, de-emphasize, deaden, debilitate, defuse, devitalize, diminish, disedge, downplay, draw the teeth, dulcify, dull, enervate, enfeeble, eviscerate, exhaust, extenuate, gruel, keep within bounds, lay, lay low, lay the dust, lenify, lessen, lighten, mitigate, moderate, modulate, mollify, obtund, pacify, palliate, placate, play down, pour balm on, propitiate, rattle, reduce, reduce the temperature, repress, restrain, retund, sap, shake, shake up, slacken, slow down, smooth, smooth down, smooth over, smother, sober, sober down, soften, soften up, soothe, stifle, subdue, suppress, tame, temper, tone down, tranquilize, tune down, turn, unbrace, undermine, underplay, unman, unnerve, unstrengthen, unstring, weaken
 
Main entries similar to: edge
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