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expensive

adjective

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commanding a large price
  • expensive clothing that only the truly wealthy can afford

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The first known use of expensive was circa 1610

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“Expensive.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/expensive. Accessed 24 January 2020.

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