Their remoteness and unpunctuality, or their exorbitant charges and frauds, will be drawing forth bitter lamentations.
Miss Crawford, a little suspicious and resentful of a certain tone of voice, and a certain half-look attending the last expression of his hope, made a hasty finish of her dealings with William Price; and securing his knave at an exorbitant rate, exclaimed, "There, I will stake my last like a woman of spirit.
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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.