exceeding the bounds of moderation

exceeding the bounds of moderation
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  • extreme — I (exaggerated) adjective aggrandized, amplified, beyond the limit, drastic, enlarged, exceeding, exceeding the bounds of moderation, excessive, exorbitant, fanatical, flagrant, going to the utmost lengths, going too far, gross, hyperbolic,… …   Law dictionary

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  • extreme — extremeness, n. /ik streem /, adj., extremer, extremest, n. adj. 1. of a character or kind farthest removed from the ordinary or average: extreme measures. 2. utmost or exceedingly great in degree: extreme joy. 3. farthest from the center or… …   Universalium

  • extreme — /əkˈstrim / (say uhk streem), /ɛk / (say ek ) adjective (extremer, extremest) 1. of a character or kind farthest removed from the ordinary or average: an extreme case; extreme measures. 2. utmost or exceedingly great in degree: extreme joy. 3.… …  

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  • unreasonable — adjective Date: 14th century 1. a. not governed by or acting according to reason < unreasonable people > b. not conformable to reason ; absurd < unreasonable beliefs > 2. exceeding the bounds of reason or moderation < working under unreasonable… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • extravagant — ex•trav•a•gant [[t]ɪkˈstræv ə gənt[/t]] adj. 1) spending much more than is necessary or wise: an extravagant shopper[/ex] 2) excessively high: extravagant prices[/ex] 3) exceeding the bounds of reason or moderation: extravagant demands[/ex] 4)… …   From formal English to slang

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  • China — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. People s Republic of, a country in E Asia. 1,221,591,778; 3,691,502 sq. mi. (9,560,990 sq. km). Cap.: Beijing. 2. Republic of. Also called Nationalist China. a republic consisting mainly of the island of Taiwan off the SE coast …   Universalium

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