The architecture of the WPA had a very distinct, and very consistent, aesthetic: austere Art Deco, bordering on the monolithic.
But its legislative reaction is overwrought, and bordering on the fascist.
And to deprive somebody for money of heath care or [medical] testing is bordering on criminal.
But there is an obsession, bordering on pathology, with keeping wages as low as humanly possible.
Svein: To be very big on things, bordering on the pretentious, I see it as all of those things.
bordering on the Suiones are the Sitones, agreeing with them in all things excepting that they are governed by a woman.
We rolled on, and entered the village of Manchester, bordering on the falls.
The numerals were in sapphires, within a bordering ring of emeralds and black pearls.
The country of the Goajires is a peninsula of Colombia bordering on Venezuela.
The tail is drawn out to a long conical point, without the slightest appearance of compression or of bordering fins.
mid-14c., from Old French bordure "seam, edge of a shield, border," from Frankish *bord or a similar Germanic source (cf. Old English bord "side;" see board (n.2)). The geopolitical sense first attested 1530s, in Scottish (replacing earlier march), from The Borders, name of the district adjoining the boundary between England and Scotland.
c.1400, "to put a border on;" 1640s as "to lie on the border of," from border (n.). Related: Bordered; bordering.