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ADJECTIVE (1)

1. greatly exceeding bounds of reason or moderation;
- Example: "exorbitant rent"
- Example: "extortionate prices"
- Example: "spends an outrageous amount on entertainment"
- Example: "usurious interest rate"
- Example: "unconscionable spending"
[syn: exorbitant, extortionate, outrageous, steep, unconscionable, usurious]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Usurious \U*su"ri*ous\ (?; 277), a. [From Usury.] [1913 Webster] 1. Practicing usury; taking illegal or exorbitant interest for the use of money; as, a usurious person. [1913 Webster] 2. Partaking of usury; containing or involving usury; as, a usurious contract. [1913 Webster] -- U*su"ri*ous*ly, adv. -- U*su"ri*ous*ness, n. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

usurious adj 1: greatly exceeding bounds of reason or moderation; "exorbitant rent"; "extortionate prices"; "spends an outrageous amount on entertainment"; "usurious interest rate"; "unconscionable spending" [syn: exorbitant, extortionate, outrageous, steep, unconscionable, usurious]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

24 Moby Thesaurus words for "usurious": cutthroat, exacting, excessive, exorbitant, extortionate, extravagant, fancy, gouging, grossly overpriced, immoderate, inflationary, inordinate, out of bounds, out of sight, outrageous, overpriced, preposterous, prohibitive, skyrocketing, spiraling, unconscionable, undue, unreasonable, unwarranted