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In extremis at the point of death; Latin, from in ‘in’ + extremis, ablative plural of extremus ‘outermost’.

in memoriam in memory of (a dead person); Latin. The phrase was used by Tennyson in In Memoriam A. H. H., a poem, published in 1850, written in memory of his friend Arthur Hallam, who died suddenly in 1833 at the age of 22.

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