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in extremis

 [in ek-stre´mis] (L.)
at the point of death.

in ex·tre·mis

(in eks-trē'mis),
At the point of death.
[L. extremus, last]

in extremis

At the point of death; circling the drain

in ex·tre·mis

(in eks-trē'mis)
At the point of death.
[L. extremus, last]

in extremis

Adv . near to death, in extreme danger of dying.

in ex·tre·mis

(in eks-trē'mis)
At the point of death.
[L. extremus, last]
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For that reason, we need to think it through carefully, and actually proclaim it as a justifiable thing in extremis. Then at least we will not be accused of being hypocrites.
It is a direct, unflinching image of the common people in extremis.
The European Commission had intended to launch infringement proceedings, at the end of the week, against Malta for failing to respect Directive 79/409/EEC on the protection of wild birds when the government in Valletta notified a new law, in extremis, at the end of March in line with EU legislation.
Just staggering what individuals, athletes, sportsmen can pull together in extremis! Just staggering, the style of the goal Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink put away!
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Though the senses of touch and hearing, scent (to a lesser degree) and even (in extremis) taste are helpful in orientating ourselves three dimensionally, sight (for those blessed to have it) is quite the most important sense in understanding our relationship to the physical world.