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costly

adjective

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commanding a large price
  • running is one sport that does not require a lot of costly equipment

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The first known use of costly was in the 14th century

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“Costly.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/costly. Accessed 15 Jun. 2021.

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