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extremely

[ik-streem-lee] /ɪkˈstrim li/
adverb
1.
in an extreme degree; exceedingly:
extremely cold.
Origin of extremely
1525-1535
1525-35; extreme + -ly
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British Dictionary definitions for extremely

extremely

/ɪkˈstriːmlɪ/
adverb
1.
to the extreme; exceedingly
2.
(intensifier): I behaved extremely badly
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Word Origin and History for extremely
adv.

1530s, from extreme + -ly (2). Originally "with great severity," later more loosely, "in extreme degree" (1570s).

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