extreme

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ɪkˈstriːm/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ɪkˈstrim/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ik strēm)


Inflections of 'extreme' (adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."):
extremer
adj comparative
extremest
adj superlative
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extreme

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. take extreme measures
  2. go to extreme lengths to
  3. only in extreme [situations, cases]
  4. that is an extreme example
  5. has an extreme case of [diabetes]
  6. have an extreme amount of
  7. are [going through, experiencing, having] extreme difficulties
  8. her extreme beauty
  9. extreme weather conditions
  10. lives in extreme poverty
  11. exercise extreme caution (when)
  12. [practice, play, take part in] extreme sports
  13. his extreme [right, left] -wing views
  14. [banned, expelled] for their extreme views
  15. are extreme in their [actions, beliefs]
  16. at the extreme [end, point, corner] (of)
  17. at the extreme point of [the city, vision]
  18. the extreme [limit, boundary, perimeter] (of)
n
  1. [heat, temperature, pressure] extremes
  2. can withstand [heat] extremes
  3. are exposed to [heat] extremes
  4. with an extreme of [90 degrees]
  5. with extremes reaching (up to) [90 degrees]
  6. the extreme of [modern technology, artificial intelligence]
  7. pushed her [stamina, strength, speed] to the extreme
  8. [fun, joy, frustration] to the extreme
  9. was [done, taken] to the extreme
  10. goes from one extreme to another
  11. torn between the extremes of [joy and grief, fear and excitement]
  12. represent opposite extremes of [society, politics, living]
  13. the [political, conservative] extreme
  14. took [left-wing politics, bodybuilding] to the extreme
  15. are [worrying, frightening, alarming] in the extreme
  16. both extremes of the [scale, Supreme Court, political spectrum]
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