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extreme Idioms & Phrases


Extreme and mean ratio

  • (Geom.), the relation of a line and its segments when the line is so divided that the whole is to the greater segment is to the less.
Webster 1913

Extreme distance

  • . (Paint.) See Distance., n., 6.
Webster 1913

extreme point

  • noun the point located farthest from the middle of something
    extremum; extreme.
WordNet

extreme right-winger

  • noun an extreme conservative; an opponent of progress or liberalism
    ultraconservative; reactionary.
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Extreme unction

  • noun a Catholic sacrament; a priest anoints a dying person with oil and prays for salvation
    anointing of the sick; last rites.
WordNet
  • . See under Unction.
Webster 1913

In the extreme

  • as much as possible. "The position of the Port was difficult in the extreme."
Webster 1913