the farthest pointa small port on the north-western extremity of the island
the city limits
Surveillance equipment is placed at both ends of the tunnel.
She was standing at the water's edge.
pillowcases trimmed with a hand-crocheted border
I came down alone from the top of the mountain.
tip, , ,
After dusk, the tip of the cone will light up.
a `middle way' between the extremes of success and failure
The two mayoral candidates represent opposite poles of the political spectrum.
These islands are on the margins of human habitation.
Our organization now operates across national boundaries.
It wasn't difficult to cross the frontier.
The car pulled over on to the verge off the road.
Their economy is teetering on the brink of collapse.
round the eastern rim of the Mediterranean
She filled her glass right up to the brim.
He had reached the pinnacle of his career.
That period was the nadir of his presidency.
His career is now at its zenith.
At the apex of the party was the central committee.
The campaign reached its apogee in the 1970s
the acme of cinematic art
an unacceptable or extreme nature or degreehis lack of restraint in the extremity of his grief
an extreme condition, such as misfortuneEven in extremity, she never lost her sense of humour.
Strikes worsened the country's economic crisis.
He has the ability to deal with emergencies quickly.
the second air disaster in less than two months
I'd trust her in a pinch.
the plight of Third World countries plagued by debts
Many people are suffering economic hardship.
He showed courage in adversity.
dire straits, ,
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in the sense of acme
the highest point of achievement or excellencethe acme of cinematic art
in the sense of adversity
very difficult or hard circumstancesHe showed courage in adversity.
extremity 的词库—— 柯林斯 英语词库
Life on the edge