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- adv. In a usurious way.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a usurious manner.
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- adv. to an exorbitant degree
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Students who fill classrooms and pay usuriously high interest rates for college educational dollars fund the university and college's real end product: Scholarly research and development.
If, however, a field be bought with the profits of usury, the usurer is bound to pay tithes on the produce, because the latter is not gotten usuriously but given by God.
Well, supposing I do turn over a new leaf, and spend the gold my father got so usuriously, in doing good!
It is not impossible but that in happier times they may be brought on the stage: and to throw away this chance for a mere trifle, would be to make the present moment act fraudulently and usuriously towards the future time.
The old debt remained, of course, and perhaps took advantage of this quiet period to grow usuriously.
Henslowe became a theatrical manager some time before 1592, trading also as a pawnbroker, and dealing rather usuriously with the players and playwrights about him.
It is not impossible but that in happier times, they may be brought on the stage: and to throw away this chance for a mere trifle, would be to make the present moment act fraudulently and usuriously towards the future time.
But besides all this, if the Bank were struck from existence, could not the owners of the capital still loan it usuriously, as well as now? whatever the Bank, or its officers, may have done, I know that usurious transactions were much more frequent and enormous before the commencement of its operations than they have ever been since.
My question is … if you [Tex-ass] secede, how you gonna afford to ship your goods over American airspace without having usuriously high 'international' trade tariffs?
At an arbitrary rate of 0.6 to the US dollar, protest many debtors, the debt is usuriously inflated.