Usuriously
Usurious U*su"ri*ous (?; 277), a. [From {Usury}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Practicing usury; taking illegal or exorbitant interest for the use of money; as, a usurious person. [1913 Webster]

2. Partaking of usury; containing or involving usury; as, a usurious contract. [1913 Webster] -- {U*su"ri*ous*ly}, adv. -- {U*su"ri*ous*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]


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  • usuriously — adverb see usurious …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • usuriously — See usurious. * * * …   Universalium

  • usuriously — adverb In a usurious way …   Wiktionary

  • usuriously — adv. with interest, while charging excess interest …   English contemporary dictionary

  • usuriously — usu·ri·ous·ly …   English syllables

  • usuriously — adverb to an exorbitant degree prices are exorbitantly high in the capital • Syn: ↑exorbitantly, ↑extortionately • Derived from adjective: ↑usurious, ↑extortionate (for: ↑e …   Useful english dictionary

  • usurious — usuriously, adv. usuriousness, n. /yooh zhoor ee euhs/, adj. 1. practicing usury; charging illegal or exorbitant rates of interest for the use of money: a usurious moneylender. 2. constituting or characterized by usury: usurious rates of… …   Universalium

  • exorbitantly — adverb to an exorbitant degree prices are exorbitantly high in the capital • Syn: ↑extortionately, ↑usuriously • Derived from adjective: ↑usurious (for: ↑usuriously), ↑e …   Useful english dictionary

  • extortionately — adverb to an exorbitant degree prices are exorbitantly high in the capital • Syn: ↑exorbitantly, ↑usuriously • Derived from adjective: ↑usurious (for: ↑usuriously), ↑extor …   Useful english dictionary

  • usurious — adjective Date: 1610 1. practicing usury 2. involving usury ; of the character of usury < usurious interest rates > • usuriously adverb • usuriousness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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