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  • adv. To a great degree or extent; very
  • adv. To the maximum possible degree or extent
  • adj. this sense?) (informal, slang, postpositive) Big; large; taken to the extreme


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  • And, at the moment, the Magazine Street lord stood at the bar beside Silver and Annie, smoking a Pink Elephant, his gaze on the Cage, glammed to the max in face and body glitter, lipstick, kohl, and dressed in a white faux fur vest and skin-tight silver vinyl pants.

    Etched in Bone

  • Anorexic as hell, but high-horsepower motor, revved to the max …

    Ellen Hopkins: Crank Trilogy

  • Those ships're loaded to the max — three hundred and fifty, four hundred containers.

    Till the Butchers Cut Him Down


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