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  • adj. expensive

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

  • adj. having a high price


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  • There were sticky bits even about such basic matters as whether prices were really a reflection of the cost of production of a good, or of the final degree of satisfaction yielded by that good—were diamonds high-priced, in other words, because they were hard to find or because people enjoyed wearing them?

    The Worldly Philosophers

  • And in this economic climate, high-priced wine is no longer politically correct.

    The Burger and Fries Recovery

  • "There's always another high-priced consultant that must take another flight to another conference or lead another training," he said.

    New administrator wants to change the way USAID works

  • Ilya Kovalchuk, the Devils' high-priced forward, has eight points in his last seven games The Devils have another big test on Wednesday night when they visit the Detroit Red Wings.

    Devils in the Midst of Major Turnaround

  • I will not go to the grocery store when I am famished, because when I do, I buy high-priced junk food that I actually don't enjoy eating and won't let my kids eat.

    It's Jan. 1. I Resolve to Change...Quite a Bit.

  • He has already supplanted high-priced Rafael Soriano as the primary setup man, and will still be in his relatively cheap arbitration years when Soriano and Rivera's contracts are up.

    100 Reasons Robertson Is the Closer in Waiting

  • This flying couch wasn't in a private jet or even a high-priced business-class cabin.

    To Remedy the Squeeze in Coach, New 'Cuddle Class' Seats

  • The true state of bias and inequality in America is told in the numerous studies and statistics showing that African-Americans and Latinos are almost a third more likely to get a high-priced loan than white borrowers with the same credit scores, or that African-Americans with no criminal record are less likely to be called back for a job interview than similarly qualified whites with a felony conviction.

    Affirmative Action Is Still Needed for Racial Equality

  • MILAN—Luxury-goods maker Prada SpA warned that demand for its high-priced goods isn't immune to a possible economic downturn as the firm reported a 75% rise in third-quarter net profit on robust Asian demand.

    Prada Braces for Europe Turbulence

  • So when I raise the issue of the cost per bottle at Wolffer or elsewhere, it should go without saying that I'm not averse to high-priced wines in relation to value.

    Wolffer Estate 2006 Pinot Noir


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