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Synonyms for farthest

Synonyms for farthest

(comparatives of 'far') most remote in space or time or order

to the greatest distance in space or time ('farthest' is used more often than 'furthest' in this physical sense)

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to the greatest degree or extent or most advanced stage ('furthest' is used more often than 'farthest' in this abstract sense)

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The leaf farthest away was the largest, and to this the old toad swam with Thumbelina in her walnut-shell.
The first was to obey the laws and customs of my country, adhering firmly to the faith in which, by the grace of God, I had been educated from my childhood and regulating my conduct in every other matter according to the most moderate opinions, and the farthest removed from extremes, which should happen to be adopted in practice with general consent of the most judicious of those among whom I might be living.
The latter lay farthest in, and she was covered with a white sheet, the edge of which had been blown back by the drought through the broken window, showing the drawn, white, face, with a look of terror fixed upon it.
The beds of water farthest from the trench, that were not warmed by the men's work, showed a tendency to solidification.
Then, once free, from the day and hour and moment when he was so, he could have but one only thought, which was, to gain Monte Cristo by some means, and remain there alone under some pretext which would arouse no suspicions; and once there, to endeavor to find the wonderful caverns, and search in the appointed spot, -- the appointed spot, be it remembered, being the farthest angle in the second opening.
O Thou, to whom I have looked in my farthest wanderings," continued the Quaker, raising his agitated eyes to heaven, "inflict not upon the bloodiest of our persecutors the unmitigated agony of my soul, when I believed that all I had done and suffered for Thee was at the instigation of a mocking fiend
The young married couple had taken their lodgings in the farthest corner of the wigwam, and were separated from the rest of the party by a curtain of curiously-woven twigs, such as might have hung, in deep festoons, around the bridal-bower of Eve.
He gave the magic goblet a toss, and sent it clashing over the marble floor to the farthest end of the saloon.
JORDAN Spieth flew almost right across the world from Sydney to Orlando for the Hero World Challenge and quickly admitted that it was the farthest he had flown.
be shielded as follows: The farthest left hand digit to be completely shielded and not readable.
He also hopes to land the Guinness World Record for the farthest distance pogoed in 24 hours.
At this time, it can appear up to 14% larger and 30% brighter than when it is farthest from the planet, experts said.
Perigee marks the closest point of a body as it orbits around Earth, while apogee marks the farthest point from Earth.
A wave of prayer sweeping every country from farthest east to farthest west, sunrise to sunset.
Every January, the earth is at perihelion, the closest to the sun for the year, and in July it is at aphelion, the farthest from the sun for the year.