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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A body part that projects from the body; That part of a limb that is farthest from the torso; The outermost or farthest region or point; The greatest or utmost degree.

Usage examples (39)
  • The largest portion of each is arable, except toward the western extremity of the county, where the whole is pasture.
  • The extremity of despair
  • "Here is some one in extremity!" cried the soldier.
  • “Yet, never, in extremity … It asked a crumb of me.” for more
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