Definition of Extortionate. Meaning of Extortionate. Synonyms of Extortionate

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Definition of Extortionate

Extortionate
Extortionate Ex*tor"tion*ate, a. Characterized by extortion; oppressive; hard.

Meaning of Extortionate from wikipedia

- London had become stalled, mired in a legally tortuous and financially extortionate process of negotiation with the **** authorities. Under regulations imposed...
- producers' benefit) that New Zealand had to pay to retain the movie 'extortionate'. It was also argued that the discussion had occurred in a climate of...
- would not have entitled her to the money, and therefore the demand was extortionate, whether or not she believed herself to be Cosby's daughter. Although...
- was accused of fathering a daughter by a Florida woman he termed as extortionate and mentally unstable. After his denials and extensive court proceedings...
- animal caravan, travel through desert country and risk of bandits and extortionate tolls by local potentates. This southern coastal route past the rough...
- of complaints known as the Remonstrances, in which objections to the extortionate level of taxation were voiced. Undeterred, Edward requested another lay...
- Egypt with Ibrahim Bey. He is often remembered as being a cruel and extortionate ruler, but an energetic courageous fighter. The title given to him, “Bey”...
- Europe, or where they are hampered from growing a business because of extortionate call costs and barriers to trade. Every parent wants their children to...
- However, after seven hours of talks, the Spanish demands still appeared extortionate to Hitler: the handing over of Gibraltar once the British were defeated;...
- 2010. Simon Edge, 15 November 2012 "How Payday Loan Companies Charge Extortionate Interest Rates to Cash in on Present-buying" Loansharking in American...