extortionate


ex·tor·tion·ate

adjective \ik-ˈstr-sh(ə-)nət\

Definition of EXTORTIONATE

1
:  characterized by extortion
2
:  excessive, exorbitant <extortionate prices>
ex·tor·tion·ate·ly adverb

First Known Use of EXTORTIONATE

1757

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