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  • 81exorbitamment — ⇒EXORBITAMMENT, adv. [Correspond à exorbitant A] Vx. Excessivement, de façon exorbitante. Son air (...) fut si exorbitamment niais, que Madame Birotteau se mit à rire (BALZAC, C. Birotteau, 1837, p. 8). Le vers, surtout, en fait de travail… …

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  • 82exorbitance — ⇒EXORBITANCE, subst. fém. Vx. Caractère de ce qui est exorbitant. Grâce à l exorbitance de mes années, mon monument est achevé (CHATEAUBR., Mém., t. 4, 1848, p. 605). Il [M. Thiers] accuse la mauvaise politique de l Empereur, l immodération de… …

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  • 83gewaltig — 1. einflussreich, mächtig, machtvoll, maßgebend, stark, tonangebend, wichtig, wirkungsreich; (bildungsspr.): potent; (geh. veraltet): großmächtig. 2. a) gigantisch, imposant, kolossal, mächtig, massig, riesenhaft, sehr groß, überdimensional,… …

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  • 84exorbitanţă — EXORBITÁNŢĂ, exorbitanţe, s.f. Caracterul a ceea ce este exorbitant; scumpire sau scumpete excesivă. – Din fr. exorbitance. Trimis de claudia, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  exorbitánţă s. f. (sil. mf. ex ), g. d. art. exorbitánţei; pl. exorbitánţe… …

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  • 85unreasonable — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. irrational, illogical, absurd, senseless, preposterous, ridiculous; immoderate, excessive, extravagant, exorbitant; stubborn, obstinate. See folly, imagination, changeableness, dearness. II (Roget s …

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  • 86highway robbery — noun 1. an exorbitant price what they are asking for gas these days is highway robbery • Hypernyms: ↑price, ↑terms, ↑damage 2. robbery of travellers on or near a public road • Hypernyms: ↑robbery * * * …

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  • 87ex|ces´sive|ness — ex|ces|sive «ehk SEHS ihv», adjective. too much; too great; going beyond what is necessary or right; extreme: »Ten dollars is an excessive price for five pounds of sugar. Many teen agers spend an excessive amount of time on the telephone.… …

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  • 88ex|ces´sive|ly — ex|ces|sive «ehk SEHS ihv», adjective. too much; too great; going beyond what is necessary or right; extreme: »Ten dollars is an excessive price for five pounds of sugar. Many teen agers spend an excessive amount of time on the telephone.… …

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  • 89ex|ces|sive — «ehk SEHS ihv», adjective. too much; too great; going beyond what is necessary or right; extreme: »Ten dollars is an excessive price for five pounds of sugar. Many teen agers spend an excessive amount of time on the telephone. –ex|ces´sive|ly,… …

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  • 90exorbitance — noun Date: 1609 1. an exorbitant action or procedure; especially excessive or gross deviation from rule, right, or propriety 2. the tendency or disposition to be exorbitant …

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  • 91usury — noun (plural ries) Etymology: Middle English usurie, from Anglo French, from Medieval Latin usuria, alteration of Latin usura, from usus, past participle of uti to use Date: 14th century 1. archaic interest 2. the lending of money with an… …

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  • 92sky-high — I. adverb Date: 1818 1. a. high into the air b. to a high or exorbitant level or degree < lifted my spirit sky high Elmer Morriss > 2. in an enthusiastic manner 3. to bits ; apart < blown sky high > …

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