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highway robbery

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of highway robbery

  1. the exaction of a grossly excessive charge for goods or services <what some rock superstars charge for concert tickets is simply highway robbery> Synonyms fleecing, gouging, extortion, overchargingRelated Words cheating, chiseling (or chiselling), defrauding, skinning, swindling




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