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Synonyms for borderline
ˈbɔr dərˌlaɪnbor·der·line

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. boundary line, border, borderline, delimitation, meteadjective

    a line that indicates a boundary

    perimeter, delimitation, edge, boundary line, mete, molding, moulding, margin, border

    maximal, maximum

  2. borderline, marginaladjective

    of questionable or minimal quality

    "borderline grades"; "marginal writing ability"

    marginal, fringy, bare(a)

    maximal, maximum

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "borderline":

    border, limit, boundary, frontier, marginal

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  1. Sierra Peters-Buckland:

    I followed the case borderline obsessively. Gabby had devastating and heartbreaking bad luck, but, vanlife did not kill Gabby, traveling did not kill Gabby, the national parks did not kill Gabby. A person killed Gabby.

  2. Steven Stamkos:

    Obviously, he’s mad about you know the borderline hit there, but there’s different ways to go about it, you can grab a guy and then punch him in the face. But it’s just an unsuspecting guy, it’s a sucker punch.

  3. Sheila Caldwell:

    Take my own case. I took my borderline screening results from before my heart attack at age 50, but my heart age was like 63, within a few years of doing everything we tell people to do prevent the disease, I took the screening and the heart age assessment again and at age 54… my heart age was 53. Think about that. I added 10 years to my life.

  4. John Oldham:

    They ca n’t tolerate to acknowledge that they’re the ones with Borderline Personality Disorder, so they blame others instead, borderline Personality Disorder’s virtually toxic for them to own that their rage and anger is not justified by another person, but actually coming from inside.

  5. Eric Hoffer:

    The poor on the borderline of starvation live purposeful lives. To be engaged in a desperate struggle for food and shelter is to be wholly free from a sense of futility.

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