"verges" in the noun sense
1. brink, threshold, verge
a region marking a boundary
2. verge, brink
the limit beyond which something happens or changes
"on the verge of tears"
"on the brink of bankruptcy"
3. scepter, sceptre, verge, wand
a ceremonial or emblematic staff
a grass border along a road
"verges" in the verb sense
border on come close to
"His behavior verges on the criminal"
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