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extremity

noun

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1 a time or state of affairs requiring prompt or decisive action
  • made offers of aid to the refugees, and of asylum in extremity

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2 the most extreme or advanced point
  • at its extremity the fever was actually life-threatening

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The first known use of extremity was in the 14th century

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“Extremity.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/extremity. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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