Sentence for brink | Use brink in a sentence

Sentences using the word brink. The sentences below are ordered by length from shorter and easier to longer and more complex. They use brink in a sentence, providing visitors a sentence for brink.

  • She is on the brink of a better world! (10)
  • Fear and horror brought her to the brink of the grave. (12)
  • Alas, and I was on the brink of new and greater miseries! (2)
  • I did not know before, that I had two daughters on the brink of matrimony. (4)
  • The damsel glanced up dismayed, and her whole shape trembled over the brink. (10)
  • The stronger had already drawn themselves to the brink and plunged their faces into the flood. (1)
  • She needed the brink of some abyss, some bitter fume, some transcendence of common boundaries. (12)
  • Sir Roger came on at a slapping pace, and when within two yards of the brink, rose to it, and cleared it like a deer. (6)
  • A party of convivial musicians, next door to a friend of mine, hung suspended in this manner on the brink of their diversions. (2)
  • The river doubled among the hillocks, a shining strip of mirror glass; and the dip of the paddles set the flowers shaking along the brink. (2)

Also see sentences for: bank, border, brim, confine, drift, edge, embankment.

Definition of brink:

  • brink, bringk, n. the edge or border of a steep place or of a river: (_fig._) the very verge of time, at the very point of something | e.g. to be on the brink of death. (0)

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