Recent Examples of maximal from the Web
The worst flu season in recent years continues to sicken people, claim lives and set records as studies suggest that this year's vaccine did not offer maximal protection.
Alphabet inflicted maximal embarrassment on Uber, which was shown at minimum to be deceitful.
Trump’s only duty is to fight for his existence, and his party’s only duty is to defend him to the maximal extent of its partisan self-interest.
But whereas the producers of those sequels and reboots opted for maximal ease of access, requiring no prior knowledge for each iteration, the new Star Wars films lean especially heavily on references and nostalgia for the originals.
From an aesthetic standpoint, things are also more maximal than ever, as fashion has tipped increasingly into streetwear.
This was especially true on social media, where our every word was weaponized, like a toothbrush sharpened into a prison shank, and deployed for maximal damage.
But that is the point of white supremacy—to ensure that that which all others achieve with maximal effort, white people (particularly white men) achieve with minimal qualification.
Trump voters are varied across the spectrum with few maximal values, while Clinton voters line the bottom left wall.
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: greatest or highest possible
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