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(neutral or positive) Of a high or the highest degree or intensity
“It was paradise on earth, and he was in a state of extreme bliss.”
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Very severe or serious
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“Negotiations had broken down, and the president decided that it was time for extreme measures.”
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Furthest from the center or a given point
“For proper operation, each SCSI bus segment must be terminated at the two extreme ends of the segment.”
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Far beyond the norm in terms of public opinion
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“These extreme positions tend to put fear into the minds of the country's population.”
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Denoting or relating to a sport involving great risk
“From a young age, he displayed a degree of fearlessness that predisposed him to a career in extreme sports.”
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Severe or intense, especially in a painful or unpleasant way
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That has been described as greater or better than it actually is
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(generic intensifier) Extreme or absolute in degree
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Unusually good or remarkable
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Of great size
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Firmly established and difficult or unlikely to change
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Contrary to reason or common sense
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Extremely serious or urgent
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Characterized by windy or stormy conditions
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Extending deeply
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Requiring more effort than could be reasonably expected or asked for
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The outer, marginal, or extreme part of an area, group, or sphere of activity
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Sophisticated in a way that is intended to impress
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Favouring confrontational or violent methods in support of a political or social cause
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Rigidly following the doctrines of a sect or other group
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Not previously encountered
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Very low or below average in temperature
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Directly opposite in character or tendency
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Denotes a sudden or dramatic change in direction
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Dangerous, full of peril
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Final, as a last resort
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Very serious or severe
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Seeking to impose a doctrine in all circumstances without regard to practical considerations
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Having great meaning or a lasting effect