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extortionate

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adjective ex·tor·tion·ate \ik-ˈstȯr-sh(ə-)nət\

Definition of extortionate

  1. 1 :  characterized by extortion

  2. 2 :  excessive, exorbitant <extortionate prices>

ex·tor·tion·ate·ly adverb


1757

First Known Use of extortionate

1757


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