EXTREME in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of EXTREME
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
extreme
 a.  outermost; utmost; farthest; most remote; at the widest limit
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  Sometimes my pulse beat so quickly and hardly that I felt the palpitation of every artery; at others, I nearly sank to the ground through languor and extreme weakness.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 5
2  She fainted, and was restored with extreme difficulty.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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3  On being charged with the fact, the poor girl confirmed the suspicion in a great measure by her extreme confusion of manner.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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4  My own agitation and anguish was extreme during the whole trial.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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5  Exhaustion succeeded to the extreme fatigue both of body and of mind which I had endured.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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6  The possession of these treasures gave me extreme delight; I now continually studied and exercised my mind upon these histories, whilst my friends were employed in their ordinary occupations.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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7  I rushed from my hiding-place and with extreme labour, from the force of the current, saved her and dragged her to shore.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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8  Every thought that was devoted to it was an extreme anguish, and every word that I spoke in allusion to it caused my lips to quiver, and my heart to palpitate.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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9  I felt the silence, although I was hardly conscious of its extreme profundity, until my ear was suddenly arrested by the paddling of oars near the shore, and a person landed close to my house.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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10  As I was in a state of extreme debility, I resolved to sail directly towards the town, as a place where I could most easily procure nourishment.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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11  This idea was probably suggested by the extreme agitation I had exhibited when the mode of the murder had been described.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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12  These were my first reflections, but I soon learned that Mr. Kirwin had shown me extreme kindness.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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13  I am far from being sure that I might not have astonished our small congregation by resorting to this extreme measure, but for its being Christmas Day and no Sunday.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter IV
14  The other fugitive, who was evidently in extreme horror of his companion, repeated, "He tried to murder me."
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter V
15  As I passed him, his teeth loudly chattered in his head, and with every mark of extreme humiliation, he prostrated himself in the dust.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXX
Example Sentence: (104 in 7 pages)
16  The extreme discrepancies in this table indicate dramatic opportunities to save more lives by using resources more effectively.
17  In extreme cases, the disease can lead to blindness.
18  At the extreme, some nuclear waste is so radioactive it has to be kept isolated for thousands of years.
19  His political ideas are rather extreme.
20  Some of his views seem rather extreme.
21  He took an extreme position on religious matters.
22  Democrats lashed Republican plans, calling them extreme.
23  This extreme role really depends upon the social researcher deciding whether the means are justified by the ends.
24  Considering that you are no longer involved with this man, your response is a little extreme.
25  His views tend towards the extreme.
26  Beyond the verge of provocation I never ventured; on the extreme brink I liked well to try my skill.
27  Please take extreme measures to conserve fuel, you know, this winter will be coldest one of recent years.
28  What the papers report is that he was an extreme right-wing fanatic with psychological delusions.
29  The accumulation of centuries of winters, glazed in Alpine heights above heights, surround the pole, and concentre the multiplied rigours of extreme cold.
30  Tom's extreme antipathy for disputes keeps him from getting into arguments with his temperamental wife.