noun UK /edʒ/ US /edʒ/
edge noun (OUTER POINT)
B1 [ C ] the outer or furthest point of something:
He put pink icing around the edge of the cake.
They built the church on the edge of the village.
A man was standing at the water's edge with a small boy.
I caught (= hit) my leg on the edge of the table as I walked past.
faint adjective (SLIGHT)
B2 not strong or clear; slight:
a faint sound/noise/smell
The lamp gave out a faint glow.
She gave me a faint smile of recognition.
There's not the faintest hope of ever finding him.
She bears a faint resemblance to my sister.
I have a faint suspicion that you may be right!
verb [ T ] UK /hɔːl/ US /hɑːl/
C2 to pull something heavy slowly and with difficulty:
They hauled the boat out of the water.
She hauled herself up into the tree.
to take something or someone somewhere, especially by force:
FBI agents hauled away boxes of records.
The police hauled him off to jail in front of his whole family.
noun [ C or U ] uk formal us odor UK /ˈəʊ.dər/ US /ˈoʊ.dɚ/
C2 a smell, often one that is unpleasant:
Inside the room there was the unmistakable odour of sweaty feet.
figurative The odour of hypocrisy hung about everything she said