verged


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Verge \Verge\ (v[~e]rj), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Verged
   (v[~e]rjd); p. pr. & vb. n. Verging (v[~e]r"j[i^]ng).] [L.
   vergere to bend, turn, incline; cf. Skr. v[.r]j to turn.]
   1. To border upon; to tend; to incline; to come near; to
      approach.
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   2. To tend downward; to bend; to slope; as, a hill verges to
      the north.
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            Our soul, from original instinct, vergeth towards
            him as its center.                    --Barrow.
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            I find myself verging to that period of life which
            is to be labor and sorrow.            --Swift.
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