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Synonyms for extortionate

Synonyms for extortionate

greatly exceeding bounds of reason or moderation

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"Danielle was offered an extortionate amount of money to do Playboy, and she's the first British girl to be asked to do it for many years."
"It is very unfortunate that it's been spiked because the hotels are extortionate and these camps are the only reason most of us can afford to get to Poland in the first place."
He gets paid an extortionate amount of money each week for playing football.
HAS anyone else been quoted extortionate prices from Scottish Gas or Transco/Fulcrum?
This has risen to pounds 203 - a 31 per cent increase which seems extortionate. I have now received a further letter demanding an extra pounds 206 - my share of a budget deficit for services provided up to March last year.
Deputy council leader John Mutton said: "It allows the provision of funds to people who would otherwise have to get loans from sharks who charge extortionate rates."
Two fictitious homes are rigged with CCTV, and then dodgy builders are invited to demonstrate their villainry by making an extortionate go of elementary repairs.
Credit card holders are paying over the odds to borrow money while lack of consumer awareness has allowed high street banks to charge extortionate rates, a new report says.
The Prime Minister will announce he wants to end the scourge of "heavies" preying on struggling victims and charging extortionate interest rates.
PARENTS have criticised amusement parks for charging "extortionate" prices for families looking for days out during the Easter break.
A LOAN cancelled after a judge described it as 'extortionate' was no different from other similar credit agreements, the Court of Appeal has been told.
CREDIT card company bosses will be hauled before a committee of MPs today to be quizzed over extortionate interest rates and charges.
I was pleased Liverpool won the European Capital of Culture 2008, but why are we putting people off using our local airport by extortionate parking fees.
``It is particularly extortionate given the rate of inflation and the pay rises people are receiving.
PEOPLE must beware unscrupulous doorstep traders who use high- pressure sales techniques, charge extortionate prices for shoddy work and then disappear without trace.