What is another word for brink?

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[ bɹˈɪŋk], [ bɹˈɪŋk], [ b_ɹ_ˈɪ_ŋ_k]

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When one thinks of the tightrope walkers in the circus, they are not likely the first persons that come to mind when contemplating someone who would be suicidal. But, in some ways, being a tightrope walker is a kind of natural placement for someone who is contemplating suicide.

Tightrope walking is a very precarious occupation. There is always the danger of falling off the wire, which is why it is typically done by professionals, such as the circus performers.

There are also other dangers posed by suicide. The person who decides to take their own life may not realize the potential consequences of their decision.

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