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  1. brim

    Bank is a general term for the land along the edge of a water course; it may also denote a raised portion of the bed of a river, lake, or ocean; as, the Banks of Newfoundland. A beach is a strip or expanse of incoherent wave-worn sand, which is often pebbly or full of boulders; we speak of the beach of a lake or ocean; a beach is sometimes found in the bend of a river. Strand is a more poetic term for a wave-washed shore, especially as a place for landing or embarking; as, the keel grates on the strand. The whole line of a country or continent that borders the sea is a coast. Shore is any land, whether cliff, or sand, or marsh, bordering water. We do not speak of the coast of a river, nor of the banks of the ocean, tho there may be banks by or under the sea. Edge is the line where land and water meet; as, the water's edge. Brink is the place from which one may fall; as, the river's brink; the brink of a precipice; the brink of ruin.

    bank, beach, border, bound, brink, coast, edge, marge, margin, rim, shore, strand

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. brim, rim, lipnoun

    the top edge of a vessel or other container

    sassing, lip, sass, back talk, mouth, flange, rim, backtalk

  2. brimverb

    a circular projection that sticks outward from the crown of a hat

    rim, lip

  3. brimverb

    be completely full

    "His eyes brimmed with tears"

  4. brimverb

    fill as much as possible

    "brim a cup to good fellowship"

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  1. brimnoun

    edge, border, rim, verge, margin, skirt

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  1. brimnoun

    rim, border, margin, edge, brink, bank, marge

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  1. Joost Op t Eynde:

    The difference a simple crest or a wider brim can make in blast protection, shows just how important this line of research could be, with all of the modern materials and manufacturing capabilities we possess today, we should be able to make improvements in helmet design that protectfrom blast waves better than helmets today or 100 years ago.

  2. Lisa Haisha:

    Paradoxically, deep down, people with dominant Egotist Imposters often have compromised self-esteem, even though they seem to brim with self-centeredness and what masquerades as self-love.

  3. John Koenig:

    One day you’ll remember this moment, and it’ll mean something very different. Maybe you’ll cringe and laugh, or brim with pride, aching to return. Or notice some detail hidden in the scene, a future landmark making its first appearance or discreetly taking its final bow.

  4. George Seaton Bowes:

    The heart that is to be filled to the brim with holy joy must be held still.

  5. William Shakespeare:

    Let the coming hour overflow with joy, and let pleasure drown the brim.

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