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extremity 的同义词

(名词) 
Definition
the farthest point
a small port on the north-western extremity of the island
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limit
the city limits
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end
Surveillance equipment is placed at both ends of the tunnel.
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edge
She was standing at the water's edge.
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border
pillowcases trimmed with a hand-crocheted border
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top
I came down alone from the top of the mountain.
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tip
After dusk, the tip of the cone will light up.
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extreme
a `middle way' between the extremes of success and failure
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pole
The two mayoral candidates represent opposite poles of the political spectrum.
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margin
These islands are on the margins of human habitation.
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boundary
Our organization now operates across national boundaries.
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frontier
It wasn't difficult to cross the frontier.
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verge (British)
The car pulled over on to the verge off the road.
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brink
Their economy is teetering on the brink of collapse.
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rim
round the eastern rim of the Mediterranean
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brim
She filled her glass right up to the brim.
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pinnacle
He had reached the pinnacle of his career.
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nadir
That period was the nadir of his presidency.
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zenith
His career is now at its zenith.
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apex
At the apex of the party was the central committee.
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apogee
The campaign reached its apogee in the 1970s
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farthest point
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furthest point
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acme
the acme of cinematic art
(名词) 
Definition
an unacceptable or extreme nature or degree
his lack of restraint in the extremity of his grief
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depth
I am well aware of the depth of feeling that exists in the town.
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height
He was struck down at the height of his career.
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climax
Reaching the Olympics was the climax of her career.
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(名词) 
Definition
an extreme condition, such as misfortune
Even in extremity, she never lost her sense of humour.
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crisis
Strikes worsened the country's economic crisis.
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emergency
He has the ability to deal with emergencies quickly.
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disaster
the second air disaster in less than two months
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pinch
I'd trust her in a pinch.
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plight
the plight of Third World countries plagued by debts
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hardship
Many people are suffering economic hardship.
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adversity
He showed courage in adversity.
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dire straits
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extreme suffering
(复数名词) 
Definition
hands and feet
Rheumatoid arthritis affects the extremities and limbs.
同义词
hands and feet
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limbs
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fingers and toes

其他同义词

in the sense of acme
Definition
the highest point of achievement or excellence
the acme of cinematic art
in the sense of adversity
Definition
very difficult or hard circumstances
He showed courage in adversity.
同义词
hard times,
woe,
bad luck,
deep water,
wretchedness,
ill-fortune,
ill-luck
in the sense of apex
At the apex of the party was the central committee.
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extremity 的词库—— 柯林斯 英语词库
Life on the edge
The desire to push the boundaries has been a motivator in many a daring expedition, testing the human spirit and physical abilities to the utmost. Indulge your adventurous spirit by exploring some associated ‘extreme’ vocabulary. Will you have the survival skills to master our quiz?
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