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ex·treme

extreme

 
 
pronunciation:
ihk strim
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
features:
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: far beyond what is usual or reasonable.
I do not agree with your extreme ideas.
definition 2: very great; to the highest degree.
She is in extreme pain.
antonyms:
slight
similar words:
best, great
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part of speech: noun
definition: the farthest point or greatest degree.
His moods go from one extreme to the other.
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derivations: extremely (adv.), extremeness (n.)
Word Builder: extreme +
  • extremely:
    in or to the greatest degree.
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