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  • s  greatly exceeding bounds of reason or moderation
    extortionate prices

  • The peasantry revolted against extortionate tax gathering by armed Soviet agents; but city-insurrectionists rose because of oppressive government by the local Soviets (committees.
  • Nehru's socialist government shackled them with stifling controls, and tax rates became extortionate.
  • The uniforms cost an extortionate $165 each and were sold exclusively by a factory owned by one of the Emperor's wives.
News & Articles

  • B/R's Top 10 Weird and Wonderful Shirt Sponsors
    On Tuesday, Papiss Cisse debuted his Wonga-sponsored Newcastle shirt  after originally refusing to wear the logo of a payday loans company on religious grounds.  Now that the extortionate interest rate jokes about Cisse giving 5,132 percent on the field have died down, B/R has decided to take a look at some of the most weird and wonderful shirt sponsors from the annals of football history… Begin ...
    July 31, 2013 - Bleacher Report

  • Harry Redknapp in SkySports
    We are not going to dive in and pay silly money for players, the chairman won't do that,added Redknapp. "We have just got to wait and see. If people ask extortionate fees for players we are interested in then we won't sign anybody."
  • Nick Clegg in Times Online
    Nick Clegg, the leader of the Liberal Democrats, said: "The decision will be a bitter blow to the millions of people who've had to pay extortionate fees to their banks just because a cheque has bounced or they've unintentionally gone overdrawn....
  • Tony Pulis in Football365.com
    Pulis told the Sentinel: "We had a good chat with Malcolm and Trevor. The problem is they have been on extortionate money at Premiership clubs. We have told them things here are ready to take off, but we want them to come to Stoke because of the...

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