Noun(1) an external body part that projects from the body(2) an extreme condition or state (especially of adversity or disease(3) the greatest or utmost degree(4) the outermost or farthest region or point(5) that part of a limb that is farthest from the torso
(1) Although the Maginot Line stopped short of the Ardennes, much of this area consisted of steep hills covered by thick forest, and its western extremity was protected by the deep and wide River Meuse with its steeply escarped banks.(2) Once New Zealand realises the extremity and the radical nature of what that man is proposing with tax and other financial matters, they will be mortified.(3) Angling is from the boat only, and these are based at Stronaclachar near the western extremity .(4) The North-East should be seen as a bridge to lands and opportunities beyond rather than as a cul-de-sac in a troublesome extremity of the country.(5) ├ö├ç├┐There are not enough exclamation marks in this universe to convey the extremity of my recoil from a statement so reality-impaired,├ö├ç├û he wrote.(6) Many will find fault with such writing, written in conditions of extremity , and which rely on the immediacies of direct address.(7) Yet the idea that some things should not be shown is persistent, and present even in extremity .(8) Set well back behind eroded cliffs close to the western extremity of St Abbs Head in Berwickshire, this is a boat dive in what could almost be described as a lagoon, protected from the chop and surge on the outside.(9) It was evident in the extremity of his frown that Paul was trying to imagine what sort of a man could actually beat up Robert Matthews, and five others in the bargain-(10) the extremity of the violence concerns us(11) First, administration officials exaggerated the extremity of the possible responses.(12) The intensity and extremity of this expansion of experience is paralleled by the deepening of communion, by which particularity and individuation are shared with others.(13) Through the examples of the various characters' responses to radical hardship and extremity in the wake of the war's carnage, the film presents the act of killing as the basis of human degradation and loss of self.(14) Now the people with whom she sits are ones drawn to her very extremity .(15) She starts, too, from positions of provoking extremity ├ö├ç┬¬ but passes rapidly from violent identification to a blank disbelief in what she has undertaken to say.(16) A starting box containing the female was connected to the central branch of the Y maze, and two peripheral boxes, containing the males, were placed at the extremity of the secondary branches.
1. limit ::
2. fingers and toes ::
vingers en tone
3. intensity ::
4. dire straits ::
5. appendage ::
Different Formsextremities, extremity
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