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See definition of extremities on Dictionary.com
  • nounultimate; limit
  • nounanimate being's appendage

synonyms for extremities

  • terminus
  • acme
  • acuteness
  • adversity
  • apex
  • apogee
  • border
  • bound
  • boundary
  • brim
  • brink
  • butt
  • climax
  • consummation
  • crisis
  • depth
  • disaster
  • edge
  • end
  • excess
  • extreme
  • extremes
  • frontier
  • height
  • last
  • margin
  • maximum
  • nadir
  • outside
  • pinnacle
  • plight
  • pole
  • remote
  • rim
  • setback
  • terminal
  • termination
  • tip
  • top
  • trouble
  • verge
  • vertex
  • zenith
  • dire straits

antonyms for extremities

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  • aid
  • base
  • beginning
  • blessing
  • boon
  • bottom
  • center
  • commencement
  • good fortune
  • good luck
  • help
  • inside
  • interior
  • middle
  • minimum
  • opening
  • peace
  • prosperity
  • start
  • success
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How to use extremities in a sentence

The flowers grow in clusters from the extremities of the stalk; they are yellow externally and of a delicate red within.
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She had peculiarly cold green eyes that were tilted at the outer extremities.
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The manioc plant shoots out stalks from four to six feet in height, with a number of large leaves at their upper extremities.
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Her eyes were cool green with an exotic lift at the outer extremities of the lids.
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Armed boats floated upon the Seine, at the two extremities of Paris, that every possible passage of escape might be closed.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
The two extremities were brought together, but parted by a little silk, on a neck muscle.
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Matters now proceeded to extremities; and the Chinese soon received a lesson from British artillery.
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They have both long stripes of black hair at the extremities of their ears.
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A person convicted of bearing false testimony suffers a mutilation of his extremities.
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This rill of water fell in graceful drops from the extremities of the long marine grasses, as from the ends of a length of hair.
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