ex·​treme·​ly | \ ik-ˈstrēm-lē How to pronounce extremely (audio) \

Definition of extremely

1 : in an extreme manner
2 : to an extreme extent

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Your lips will be kissing and your hands will be wandering, setting it up for both of you to get extremely turned on. Jasmine Gomez, Seventeen, "17 Kissing Positions You Should Try During Your Next Makeout Session," 9 Apr. 2019 Regardless of who stars in the movies, fans are extremely excited about the news. Jennifer Aldrich, Country Living, "Hallmark Just Announced It Will Air a Record-Breaking 40 New Christmas Movies This Year," 4 Apr. 2019 The rate of quits holding steady despite extremely low unemployment could suggest that American workers are growing a bit more cautious about the labor market at time when employers are moving ahead with hiring plans, Mr. Wright said. Eric Morath, WSJ, "Job Openings Push Further into Record Territory at End of 2018," 12 Feb. 2019 India’s per capita emissions are slowly growing from an extremely low value, reflecting the fact that many people don’t even have electricity yet. Scott K. Johnson, Ars Technica, "Wrong way: 2018 global CO₂ emissions tick up again," 6 Dec. 2018 Products that conform to those extremely high standards are on shelves with a Premium Body Care seal. Leah Prinzivalli, Allure, "Whole Foods' Annual Beauty Week Event Has Arrived and Every Product Is on Sale," 12 Mar. 2019 The difference is reactive aggression—extremely high in chimpanzees, low in humans. John Hawks, WSJ, "‘The Goodness Paradox’ Review: The Benefits of Good Breeding," 25 Jan. 2019 These have extremely high melting points: 3,700K for both materials. John Timmer, Ars Technica, "New material could up efficiency of concentrated solar power," 19 Oct. 2018 Blackjack bombers flying within 12 nautical miles of North America would be an extremely serious provocation. Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, "No, Russian Bombers Did Not Enter U.S. Airspace," 28 Jan. 2019

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First Known Use of extremely

1509, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of extremely was in 1509

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likely to have or produce good results

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