Sentence Examples


  • 2, looks as though composed of a number of segments, gradually decreasing in size from base to tip like the joints of a telescope, instead of tapering gradually and evenly from one extremity to the other.
  • The hopes of ultimate success were frustrated by the intervention of Russia; all appeals to the western powers were vain, and on the 11th of August Kossuth abdicated in favour of GOrgei, on the ground that in the last extremity the general alone could save the nation.
  • It receives many streams, and discharges at the south-western extremity by the Ericht.
  • The crossing is surmounted by a dome, and the extremity of the north transept by a fine square tower over 160 ft.
  • At each extremity of the island are high mountains, which send off branches along the coast so as to enclose a large arid plain..

How would you define extremity? Add your definition here.

comments powered by Disqus