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To an extreme degree.‘the reasoning was convoluted in the extreme’
- ‘That is, according to those former trustees, disingenuous in the extreme.’
- ‘His initial reaction to my questions is cautious in the extreme.’
- ‘Yet the demands on the players was intense in the extreme and they were an exhausted bunch by the end.’
- ‘The skiing is exhilarating in the extreme, but the main attraction remains the mountains themselves.’
- ‘But the bigger picture of discord and trouble in the camp is worrying in the extreme.’
- ‘Hearing the story, and about the dead bodies on the platforms, is sobering in the extreme.’
- ‘I have found this whole experience very frightening and worrying in the extreme.’
- ‘The arguments against such a database are, with one exception, weak in the extreme.’
- ‘Yesterday he turned up, looking confused in the extreme and asking if I was Dr. Bird.’
- ‘It is irritating in the extreme to be so stereotypically predictable.’
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