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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

An outlying or terminal part, section, or point. Also: A highly crucial state of affairs.

Usage examples (33)
  • I'm cold again ... extremities chilled, shivering despite the fairly heavy long-sleeved shirt.
  • The effect of stimulation upon the extremities, e.g. the upper extremities, is also very easily demonstrated.
  • I have found, when I experience Reynauds, that the only way to bring circulation back to the extremities is to bring up my core temperature.
  • The extremities were the first to feel its absence. for more
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