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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Having a high price; Entailing great loss or sacrifice.

Usage examples (37)
  • costly jewelry
  • Adjective, : a costly emerald bracelet; costly medical care. ,The upkeep of such a large house is costly. ,It was a costly mistake...
  • There, in costly shrines, dwelt the divine images.
  • How costly is the procedure, and how long does it take? for more
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