Extremis

Extremis

A description of the state of being ill beyond the hope of recovery, with death imminent.

An individual who is so seriously ill as to be dying is said to be in extremis.

EXTREMIS. When a person is sick beyond the hope of recovery, and near death, he is said to be in extremism.
     2. A will made in this condition, if made without undue influence, by a person of sound mind, is valid.
     3. The declarations of persons in extremis, when made with a full consciousness of approaching death, ate admissible in evidence when the death of the person making them is the subject of the charge, and the circumstances of the death the subject of such declarations. 2 B. & C. 605 S. C. 9 Eng. C. L. Rep..196; and see 15 John. 286; 1 John. Rep. 159; 2 John. R. 31; 7 John. 95; 2 Car. Law. Repos. 102; 5 whart, R. 396-7.

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The Lovell Mingotts' dinner, patched up in extremis out of all sorts of social odds and ends, ought to have taught her the narrowness of her escape; but either she had been all along unaware of having skirted disaster, or else she had lost sight of it in the triumph of the van der Luyden evening.
4 in bytom, with the possibility of using existing laboratory infrastructure in order to secure the growing demand for treatments with cardiac, vascular embolization in extremis patients.
We will continue cooperation with Iran in different fields, including environmental and medical areas and campaign against drug trafficking, and we will discuss the situation in the Middle-East, Asia and Oceania during the working lunch time (with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif) and will exchange more views on the regional issues, including violent extremis," Kishida said in a joint press conference with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif in Tehran on Monday.
In a speech following the Charlie Hebdo shooting, Cameron pondered whether "we want to allow a means of communication between two people which even in extremis with a signed warrant from the home secretary personally that we cannot read?
Toutefois, la majeur partie des victimes ont ete sauvees in extremis d'une noyade certaine [beaucoup plus grand que], confie le lieutenant, Michalikh, le charge de communication au niveau de la direction de la Protection civile a Tipasa.
It is Germany that provides the bulk of the money to bail out countries in financial extremis and it is Germany which dictates the form that "painful structural reforms" will take.
In 2014, world famous rocker -- Alice Cooper -- became the latest "Craver in Extremis.
ey have teamed up with York-based GSP Studios to produce award winning director Steve Stone's second feature Extremis, which is partly being shot in in Hudders-eld.
He recalled that theOpposition leader had been earnestly urging both the parties to iron out thedifference with the spirit of accommodation as the country could not afford destabilization at a time when terrorism and extremis was posing existential threat to the country.
CI believes that there is a high probability that BNA would be supported in extremis, as it is government-owned and holds a large market share.
He explained that there is too much money being spent on chasing few fish and the major fisheries around the world are in extremis or near it.
In a dramatic last five minutes of the match, Al-Zamalek turned the tides with two goals, making it to the mini-league in extremis.