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exorbitant
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Sense and Sensibility
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  • Fortunately for those who pay their court through such foibles, a fond mother, though, in pursuit of praise for her children, the most rapacious of human beings, is likewise the most credulous; her demands are exorbitant; but she will swallow any thing; and the excessive affection and endurance of the Miss Steeles towards her offspring were viewed therefore by Lady Middleton without the smallest surprise or distrust.

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  • I knew it was likely that he was paid an exorbitant amount of money for his story and that he was probably worrying about a mountain of debt for his education.
    Kiera Cass  --  The Heir
  • Mia is the one who bought my guitar for some exorbitant sum, which means that Mia knew it was up for auction.
    Gayle Forman  --  Where She Went

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