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Definitions of Extremities

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Usage examples for Extremities

  1. Armed boats floated upon the Seine, at the two extremities of Paris, that every possible passage of escape might be closed. – Madame Roland, Makers of History by John S. C. Abbott
  2. Their hair, instead of hanging loosely over their foreheads and shoulders, as was usual with their tribe, in common with the other red men of the forest, was collected into a roll at the top of the head, and tied round with a string of red wampum, its extremities being suffered to fall on either side, as nature or accident might dispose it. – Traditions of the North American Indians, Vol. 3 (of 3) by James Athearn Jones
  3. If the extremities are cold, proceed to warm them in the manner alluded to in article Inflammation of the Bowels. – The American Reformed Cattle Doctor by George Dadd
  4. Directions were given to rub the ears and extremities until they were warm, and the strength of the animal to be supported with thin flour gruel. – The American Reformed Cattle Doctor by George Dadd
  5. Then Steve was given the wooden " dummy" which had worked so like a charm, and instructed how to manage it, so that it would take the place of a man's lower extremities. – At Whispering Pine Lodge by Lawrence J. Leslie
  6. I was unable to gain an inch, and away we went, with just about three feet between our separate extremities. – Maiwa's Revenge The War of the Little Hand by H. Rider Haggard
  7. Was Warwick a man to proceed to extremities on a mad suspicion? – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  8. Sensation gradually disappeared, departing first from the extremities- more towards the wounded extremity than towards the other, but gradually from both, until it was entirely gone. – A Ramble of Six Thousand Miles through the United States of America by S. A. Ferrall
  9. Particular attention must be paid to the general surface, If the surface and the extremities are cold, then employ friction, warmth, and moisture. – The American Reformed Cattle Doctor by George Dadd
  10. I made up my mind, however, that at the least unpleasant rumour of any kind, I would take such a hand in the matter as would save Hugh from having to go to extremities. – Hugh Wynne, Free Quaker by S. Weir Mitchell
  11. " There," said he, " you cannot see any difference between them; but there is a great deal of difference between them; for one is only a common needle of steel, but the other has its two extremities magnetic in opposite ways." – Rollo's Experiments by Jacob Abbott
  12. From time to time there are gleams of the extremities of Eastern fanaticism which are almost ghastly to Western feeling. – The New Jerusalem by G. K. Chesterton
  13. The regiment was formed in close order on deck unarmed and witnessed the execution of their comrades, who were hung up to the extremities of the main yard. – The Bravest of the Brave or, with Peterborough in Spain by G. A. Henty
  14. It is greatly concentrated just at the extremities of the cracks. – The Birth-Time of the World and Other Scientific Essays by J. (John) Joly
  15. No rebellion being left, except in the north- western extremities of the Netherlands, Don Frederic was ordered to proceed from Zutphen to Amsterdam, thence to undertake the conquest of Holland. – The Rise of the Dutch Republic, Volume II.(of III) 1566-74 by John Lothrop Motley Last Updated: January 25, 2009
  16. He waved a hand at Mr. Krech's extremities. – The Monk of Hambleton by Armstrong Livingston
  17. It is most easily seen at the extremities of the ring most remote from the planet. – The Story of the Heavens by Robert Stawell Ball
  18. The two extremities are then rolled up and tied together. – A Narrative of Captivity in Abyssinia With Some Account of the Late Emperor Theodore, His Country and People by Henry Blanc
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