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extortionate (adjective), more extortionate, most extortionate
1. Greatly exceeding bounds of reason or moderation; exorbitant; immoderate: Sally's parents didn't realize that the dessert following their dinner at the restaurant was an extortionate amount, or huge helping, of ice cream! After finishing it, Sally felt sick to her stomach!
2. Highly excessive, especially in price: The young couple was absolutely astounded by the extortionate price of the little house and garden because they would have to get a large credit from the bank to purchase it.
Demanding excessive payment.
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This entry is located in the following units: ex-, e-, ef- (page 5) tors-, tort-, -tort, tortu-, torqu- (page 2)
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Significantly excessive or exorbitant; especially, in price or payment. (1)