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exorbitant
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  • 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.
    Gayle Forman  --  Where She Went

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