- (usu. the point of) the verge or brink of (doing or being something): she was on the point of leaving.
As with any sudden infatuation, what normally constitutes as a total lack of acquaintance is inherently redefined as ‘mystique’. This appeal, that has vehemently driven me into a spontaneous re-dressing and leaving of my house, now finds me looking for someone I do not know.
Someone who does not know me edges nervously into my reality. Acting like this meeting is out of character, she still comments on my height.
“You’re not 5’11!”
Perhaps. . .