plural of cusp
as in verges
an interval of time just before the onset of something medical researchers who are on the cusp of a major breakthrough

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as in tips
the last and usually sharp or tapering part of something long and narrow the cusp of a fang

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“Cusps.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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