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extreme

ex·treme

extreme

 
 
pronunciation:
ihk strim
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: at the farthest point of something.
Their cottage was at the extreme end of the beach and far from the hotel's restaurant and pool.
synonyms:
farthest, outer
antonyms:
near
similar words:
distant, outlying, remote, very
definition 2: far beyond what is usual or reasonable.
Snowboarding is an extreme sport.I do not agree with your extreme ideas.
synonyms:
excessive
antonyms:
conservative, moderate
similar words:
drastic, extravagant, great, outrageous, radical, unreasonable
definition 3: very great; to the highest degree.
She is in extreme pain.
synonyms:
supreme, utmost
antonyms:
slight
similar words:
best, great, intense
 
part of speech: noun
definition: the farthest point or greatest degree.
I live at one extreme of the island, and she lives at the other.His moods go from one extreme to the other.
synonyms:
utmost
similar words:
excess, extravagance
derivations: extremely (adv.), extremeness (n.)
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  • extremely:
    in or to the greatest degree.