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periphery

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  1. the line or relatively narrow space that marks the outer limit of something the dogs are confined by an invisible electronic fence that runs along the periphery of the yard Synonyms of periphery borderline, bound, boundary, brim, circumference, compass, confines, edge, edging, end, frame, fringe, hem, margin, perimeter, border, rim, skirt, skirting, vergeWords Related to periphery ambit; brink, crest, curb, cusp, lip; ceiling, maximum; demarcation, extent, limitation, measure, mere, restriction, termination; borderland, frontier, march, outskirts, pale, selvage; lap; shoreNear Antonyms of periphery center, core, heart; inner, inside, interior, middle, within


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