in extremis


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in extremis

[‚in ik′strā·məs]
(medicine)
At the point of death.
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Key Characteristics of In Extremis Leaders and How They Are Relevant in All -Organization
Les trois victimes ont ete retirees in extremis et indemnes des decombres par les elements de la Protection civile.
Les Chicago Bulls se sont inclines in extremis a Dallas avant-hiers samedi (100-98), sur un panier a 3 points de l'Allemand Dirk Nowitzki a moins de trois secondes de la fin du match.
These women have our NHS by its short and curlies: no doctor or nurse will refuse help to a woman in extremis, even though they know that she and her new-born will disappear a couple of days later and her bill (about pounds 10,000) will be returned to the hospital "unknown at this address".
The man was not seeing another human being in extremis, merely a cypher to be used as a propaganda tool to support his own agenda.
Verdict: There's testosterone and macho swagger in extremis in Shooter, Antoine Fuqua's pumped-up action thriller based on the book Point Of Impact by Washington Post film critic Stephen Hunter.
The United States would be required to acknowledge the effects of its currency movements upon other countries, at least in extremis, and could get an opportunity to visibly foreswear unilateral action (in fact, comfortably doing so in an area where unilateralism usually works against it, rather than where it exercises such).
IN EXTREMIS II, who had been in fair form on fast ground recently, got off the mark on his seventh attempt over hurdles when running right away from his rivals in the two-mile-five-furlong handicap.
The Korean conflict generated many remarkable stories of pilots who survived heavy battle damage or in extremis situations in the sturdy Skyraider:
It some ways, it shows all the signs of being a country in extremis, a nation at the edge of self-destruction, on the verge of becoming to the South Pacific what Haiti is to the Caribbean.
Lord Harris said: "There is the possibility of the use of rubber bullets but that would really be in extremis.
It turned out that the star decided she needed a change of image for her singing role in Extremis - a raunchy techno-song she recorded with Liverpool group Hal.