To do so missing an extremity is astonishing—and an inspiration.
“It is not implausible that a greater proportion of torso and extremity fat may protect against injury,” the report said.
“A lot of extremity you see in YA is merely attempting to capture the intensity” of being a teen, Lorentz says.
It is situated at the extremity of the garden, and on the brow of a hill.
Have you devised any plan, lady,” said the faithful servant, “in case of this extremity?
A yoke of hornbeam, shaped like a bow, to which the horses were harnessed, was fastened to the other extremity of the pole.
The extremity of the latter is bent into the form of a swan's neck.
At the extremity of this plain we came to a village of considerable size, said to contain 300 inhabitants.
The extremity of the danger drew Sancroft forth from his palace.
The mule saw that his master was on the point of vanishing under the mud, of deserting him in his extremity.
late 14c., from Old French estremite (13c.), from Latin extremitatem (nominative extremitas) "the end of a thing," from extremus; see extreme, the etymological sense of which is better preserved in this word.
extremity ex·trem·i·ty (ĭk-strěm'ĭ-tē)
An end of an elongated or pointed structure.
A bodily limb or appendage.