Thesaurus / extremes

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Even the virtuous fall sometimes to variance, when their virtues are of different kinds and tending to extremes.

RasselasSamuel Johnson

To the Nantucketer, they present the two extremes of all the known varieties of the whale.

I would particularly mention, however, a group of cardio-vascular troubles that lie between these two extremes.

Nevertheless, though he has thus openly confessed his own guilt, they have no wish to proceed to extremes.

To be frank, criticised Bronston, you run just a bit to extremes.

Local ColorIrvin S. Cobb

In extremes of desperation one clutches at the semblance of a straw.

The Dragon PainterMary McNeil Fenollosa

So do extremes meet; and such is sometimes the all-embracing capacity of the approval of a fool!

No NameWilkie Collins

I will not shock you by relating the extremes to which dire necessity had driven me.

Edgar HuntleyCharles Brockden Brown

The extremes and contrasts of life do much to shape character.

A Man's Value to SocietyNewell Dwight Hillis

Acting on the proverb that extremes meet, they were ever drawing parallels between their two opponents.

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