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usurious - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'usurious' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Usurious [ a.]
- Practicing usury; taking illegal or exorbitant interest for the use of money; as, a usurious person.
- Partaking of usury; containing or involving usury; as, a usurious contract.

Meaning of 'usurious' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . usurious [ s]
Meaning (1):
- greatly exceeding bounds of reason or moderation
Example in sentence:
  • exorbitant rent;
  • extortionate prices;
  • spends an outrageous amount on entertainment;
  • unconscionable spending;
  • usurious interest rate