American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adv. At the point of death.
- adv. In grave or extreme circumstances.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In extremity. Used specifically
- At the point of death.
- In desperate circumstances.
- adv. at the point of death
- From Latin. (Wiktionary)
- Latin in extrēmīs : in, in + extrēmīs, ablative pl. of extrēmus, extreme. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“But no dialogue between man and wife in extremis could be more pathetic than that in the scene where shipwreck is imminent.”
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we are all just passing through.
(boundaries, portals and liminal spaces/times)
describing living arrangements from the less-than-stellar, to the sordid
Endings, results, and pinnacles. The ideal here is to somehow imply the paradoxical concept of "after-endings".
words describing medical conditions
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