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extreme(Exaggerated), adjective aggrandized, beyond the limit, drastic, enlarged, exceeding, exxeeding the bounds of moderation, excessive, exorbitant, fanatical, flagrant, going to the utmost lengths, going too far, gross, hyperbolic, immoderate, inordinate, magnified, out of bounds, out of proportion, overboard, overdone, overstated, overzealous, rabid, radical, undue, unreasonable, unwarranted, violent
extreme(Last), adjective at the edge, at the utmost point, concluding, conclusive, definitive, determinative, ending, endmost, extremus, farthest, farthest removed, final, finishing, furthest, hindermost, hindmost, last, most distant, most remote, outermost, situated at the farthest limit, summus, terminal, terminative, ultimate, ultimus, uttermost
Associated concepts: extreme cases
Foreign phrases: Probatis extremis, praesumuntur media.The extremes having been proved, those things which lie between are presumed.
See also: brutal, ceiling, conclusive, contra, dire, draconian, drastic, end, excess, excessive, exorbitant, fanatical, final, flagrant, gross, harsh, hot-blooded, inordinate, intemperate, intense, last, lurid, noteworthy, outrageous, strict, superlative, termination, ultimate, unconscionable, undue, unendurable, unreasonable, unusual, utmost