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extremity

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Synonyms and Antonyms of extremity

  1. 1 a time or state of affairs requiring prompt or decisive action made offers of aid to the refugees, and of asylum in extremity Synonyms of extremity boiling point, breaking point, clutch, conjuncture, crisis, crossroad(s), crunch, crunch time, Dunkirk, exigency, emergency, flash point, head, juncture, tinderbox, zero hourWords Related to extremity contingency, possibility; climax, turning point; happening, landmark, milestone; condition, pass, situation, strait; deadlock, impasse, stalemate; corner, fix, hole, hot water, jam, last ditch, pinch, predicament, scrape, spot; eleventh hour, last minute

  2. 2 the most extreme or advanced point at its extremity the fever was actually life-threatening Synonyms of extremity depth, height, limitWords Related to extremity consummation, epitome, quintessence, ultimate


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