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Definition of extreme
1reaching a high or the highest degree; very great:extreme cold not usual; exceptional:in extreme cases the soldier may be discharged very severe or serious:expulsion is an extreme sanction (of a person or their opinions) advocating severe or drastic measures; far from moderate, especially politically:the party has expelled some of its more extreme members denoting or relating to a sport performed in a hazardous environment and involving great physical risk, such as parachuting or whitewater rafting. 2 [attributive] furthest from the center or a given point; outermost:the extreme northwest of Scotland
1either of two abstract things that are as different from each other as possible:unbridled talk at one extreme and total silence at the other the highest or most extreme degree of something:extremes of temperature a very severe or serious act:he was unwilling to go to the extreme of civil war 2 Logic the subject or predicate in a proposition, or the major or minor term in a syllogism (as contrasted with the middle term).
Remember that the ending of extreme
is spelled -eme