a waterfront photo from San Francisco's celebration
origin: (ancient China) Japanese; 極度= extreme/utmost/ultimate; Do= trajectory/path/curvature
1. [きょく-ど] or "rising effect" in pyrotechnics; a type of firework piece that is attached to a shell (the main body), displaying additional light/sound effects upon the shell's trajectory.
2. Anything extreme (particularly traveling fast)
→ ex: the manga Naruto has a martial arts character named, Kyokudo Hikari.
po·ther (ˈpɒð ər):
origin: (1585–95) origin unknown
1. To make confused; trouble; worry.
2. A cloud of smoke or dust that chokes or smothers.
☆ Nightcrawler from Uncanny X-men rather specializes in pother, doesn't he?