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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Going beyond usual and proper limits.

Usage examples (40)
  • The cost of the new television was truly exorbitant.
  • exorbitant rent
  • Cablevision in both matters refused to pay what they called exorbitant fees that would ultimately be passed on to customers.
  • Columbus negotiates with the queen, who considers his terms exorbitant 414-416 for more
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