extreme extreme  /ɪk ˈstrim/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the furthest or highest degree of something
  2. (n) the point located farthest from the middle of something
  3. (adj) of the greatest possible degree or extent or intensity
  4. (adj) far beyond a norm in quantity or amount or degree; to an utmost degree
  5. (adj) beyond a norm in views or actions
  6. (adj) most distant in any direction

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The sex acts themselves seemed more extreme than we remembered.
  2. But nothing more definite on this fabulous, supposedly extreme Rightist French Ku Klux Klan officially came to light.
  3. Here PTI looks at four pretty extreme places to explore: Extreme High The first mountaineers to attempt Everest came from the north, through Tibet.

News

  1. BREAKING NEWS: Due to extreme headwinds, USATF will reverse direction of sprints at USA Outdoor Championships

    DES MOINES, Iowa - Due to extreme headwinds, USA Track & Field will reverse direction of all sprint events at the USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: USA Track & Field

  2. Extreme Mobile Sounds in Fair Lawn the place to go for automotive electronics sales

    With in demand products from top brand names like Pioneer, JVC, Viper, Parrot and Clarion and a talented team with years of experience, Extreme Mobile Sounds in Fair Lawn is the place to go for automotive electronics sales and installations.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Record

  3. Extreme marathoners raise money for Boston

    BOSTON--The two extreme marathon runners making the long trek from Washington D.C. to Boston to raise money for marathon victims have made it!
    on June 18, 2013     Source: 7 News Boston

Quotes

  1. "Days like yesterday are so extreme there's nothing you can do," Armstrong said after completing Wednesday's stage drenched in sweat due to the sweltering heat. "I didn't want to have a third day in a row of bad luck, so ...... (it's) nice...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Lance Armstrong Source: Times of India

  2. "I have said I do not believe Sen. Obama shares Rev. Wright's extreme views. But let me also be clear, Rev. Hagee was not and is not my pastor or spiritual adviser, and I did not attend his church for 20 years. I have denounced statements he made...
    on May 22, 2008 By: John McCain Source: CNN

  3. "I've been working on my curtsy. It's a little extreme so I am going to have to tone it down," she said.
    on Jun 21, 2010 By: Venus Williams Source: Reuters (press release)

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