extortionately love

Definitions

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  • adv. In an extortionate manner; in a manner that greatly exceeds what is reasonable or moderate.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. to an exorbitant degree

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Examples

  • Things such as extortionately priced match tickets, mismanagement of clubs from foreign investors who know nothing of the club's history, the franchising of clubs (Wimbledon) should be stopped and all real fans know that something is wrong with Football.

    WN.com - Articles related to Cycling in Britain: five great waterways cycle routes

  • Things such as extortionately priced match tickets, mismanagement of clubs from foreign investors who know nothing of the club's history, the franchising of clubs (Wimbledon) should be stopped and all real fans know that something is wrong with

    WN.com - Articles related to Cycling in Britain: five great waterways cycle routes

  • However, it's safe to assume that most people will want to recline, especially on long haul journeys, but remember to inform the person behind you that you're about to recline - there are few things worse than an extortionately expensive gin and tonic ending up on your lap.

    Emyr Thomas: Travel Guide: How to Travel by Plane

  • After making reference to the significant potential of domestic shale gas reserves the president then indulges us with one of the oil industry's' favorite rationalizations for extortionately high prices now, and higher prices to come.

    Raymond J. Learsy: Obama Echoes The American Petroleum Institute Mantra

  • While it's decidedly glamorous -- even fun in a perverse way -- to have a pencil-thin Parisian in a pencil skirt sell you an extortionately priced chemise once in a while, it's also a must to get the most bang for your fashion buck.

    Charlotte Safavi: Fashion Cents

  • As I see it, the way to arrest the decline of pubs is to reppeal the smoking ban, and reform licesing laws so that licensed pubs are open until 11 and nightclubs (where drinks are extortionately expensive already) are open thereafter.

    Tony Blair: The Next Labour Prime Minister?

  • The government insists upon the extortionately costly medical system managed by private insurance interests, unlike any other advanced society in the world, putting the citizens 'quality of medical care behind thirty-odd other and poorer nations to the gratification of the greed meisters, i.e. our actual masters.

    Our Choice: The Shroud or the Open Covenant

  • We're at the airport now though, and this is my traditional post from departures (from my phone because the internet access here is extortionately priced.)

    The One From The Airport

  • When copyright is used to clamp down on or charge extortionately for every little use of culture, people start to become upset about this and they push back.

    "January Magazine" review of SHADOW VALLEY

  • There was once a clergyman who, after having been made to pay extortionately for a benefice at Rome — an offence known by the name of simony — happened to be asked, some time afterwards, whether he thought Simon Peter had ever been in that city?

    A Philosophical Dictionary

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