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2. cutting-edge, knife-edge, razor-edge, feather-edge.
3.
(all of tone of voice, appetite, etc.) sharpness, keenness, acuteness, pointedness; harshness, severity, vehemence; virulence, causticity, acrimony, trenchancy.
4.
Informal, advantage, handicap, head start, Inf. jump; upper hand, whip hand. See also advantage (def 2).
5. on edge a. nervous, on tenterhooks,
Inf. on pins and needles, Sl. antsy; tense, uneasy, ill at ease, apprehensive, Inf. with one's heart in one's mouth, b. impatient, eager, avid, intent, keen, ardent, desirous, champing at the bit, Inf. raring to go, Sl. psyched.
-v. 6. sharpen, acuminate, put an edge on; whet, hone, strop, strap, file.
7. border, fringe, befringe, trimp; blind; purfle; purl.
8. sidle, veer, skew, sidestep, sideslip, go sideways.
9. creep, crawl, inch along, worm along; slink, pad, prowl, snake. edgy,
adj. irritable, testy, touchy, prickly, sensitive, grouchy, crabbed, irascible, peevish, bearish, snarling, growling; tense, Inf. uptight, under a strain; nervous, high-strung, all nerves, a bundle of nerves. See also edge (def. 5). edible, adj. eatable, comestible, esculant, fit to eat; nutritive, nutrient, dietetic; delicious, good, succulent, Inf. yummy, Archaic, gustable. edict, n. proclamation, pronouncement, declaration, manifesto; bull, fiat, decretal, ukase, firman, capitulary; order, command, injunction, mandate, decision, dictum, rescript, prescript, decree; mittimus, indiction, ban; public notice, caveat, assize, enactment, act, law, statute, regulation, ordinance, edification, n. 1. uplifting, enlightening, teaching, instructing, guiding, leading, steering.
2. uplift, improvement, benefit, enlightenment; instruction, education, guidance; inculcation, indoctrination, initiation; salvation, rebirth, edifice,
n. mansion, palace, hall, temple, cathedral; skyscraper, high-rise, condominium, Inf. condo; building, structure, pile, megastructure, edify, v. instruct, educate, teach, school, give lessons, tutor, coach, direct, guide, inculcate, prepare; benefit, uplift, raise up, raise [s.o.'s] consciousness, open [s.o.'s] eyes, show [s.o.] the way or the light, show, inform, enlighten, edit, v. 1. revise, rewrite, amend, rephrase; rectify, modify, correct, emend, redact, copy-edit, annotate; adapt, polish, touch-up; select, compile, compose, prepare, Inf. prep; delete, blue-pencil, Inf clean up, Both Television, blip, bleep.
2. compose, put together, bring out; direct, run, manage, head up, be chief of.
3. expurgate, bowdlerize; delete, excise, expunge, edition,
n. 1. issue, number, printing, press run.
2. volume, version, impression, exemplar, editor,
n. reviser, rewriter, blue-penciler, copy editor, redactor, emender; compiler, collector, annotator; lexicographer; journalist, writer, columnist, editorial writer. editorial, v. essay, article, piece, opinion piece, think piece, column, policy or position statement; oped article. educate, v. teach, instruct, tutor, school, inform, enlighten, edify; train, coach, break in; initiate, ground, prepare; ready, prime, harden, inure; exercise, practice, drill, discipline; nurture, foster, nourish, breed, rear, bring up; cultivate, develop, broaden, civilize, humanize; indoctrinate, inculcate, instil, infuse; govern, direct, guide, lead; mold, shape, form; preach, lecture, moralize.

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