extreme

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feeling of extreme emotional intensity abandon , wildness
disgust or extreme dislike abhorrence , loathing
quality of being complete or utter or extreme absoluteness , starkness , utterness
extreme extension inward, downward, or backward abysmal
extreme bitterness acridity , acridness
serious and extreme acute , drastic , grievous
sickening to an extreme ad nauseum
extreme attractiveness adorability , adorableness
mental state of extreme emotional disturbance agitation
extreme mental or physical pain agony
terrorist organization of militant Islamists organized into tiny cells of extreme fundamentalists; emerged during the 1970s mainly in Egyptian jails al-Gama'a al-Islamiyya , Islamic Group
extreme mental retardation amentia , idiocy
psychosurgery in which amygdaloid fibers that mediate limbic system activity are severed (in cases of extreme uncontrollable violence) amygdalotomy
suspended animation in organisms during periods of extreme drought from which they revive when moisture returns anabiosis
extreme oldness ancientness , antiquity
administer extreme unction anele
extreme distress of body or mind anguish
extreme mental distress anguish , torment , torture
form of anthrax infection acquired by inhalation of dust containing Bacillus anthracis; initial symptoms (chill and cough and dyspnea and rapid pulse) are followed by extreme cardiovascular collapse anthrax pneumonia , inhalation anthrax , pulmonary anthrax , ragpicker's disease , ragsorter's disease , woolsorter's disease , woolsorter's pneumonia
burdock having heart-shaped leaves found in open woodland, hedgerows and rough grassland of Europe (except extreme N) and Asia Minor; sometimes cultivated for medicinal and culinary use Arctium lappa , cocklebur , great burdock , greater burdock
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