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Definitions of extremity:

part of speech: noun

A limb or end of a part, as the leg.

Usage examples for extremity:

  • " Arrived and admitted to Godin's presence, he poured out his petition with the vehemence of one who can take no denial, urging his suit with all the eloquence of intense anxiety and deep conviction of the terrible extremity of the feeble folk in the valley. "Elsie at Nantucket", Martha Finley
  • At this stage a single tubule, often of great relative length, is often given off near the orifice, bearing a bud at its free extremity "Freshwater Sponges, Hydroids & Polyzoa", Nelson Annandale

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