extortionate

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extortionate englannista suomeksi

  1. kiskuri-

  1. rahanhimoinen

  2. kohtuuton

extortionate englanniksi

  1. Of, related to, or typifying (l).

  2. (synonyms)

  3. (quote-book)|location=London|publisher=(...) Tonson|Jacob and Richard Tonson and S. Draper|year=1745|page=42|pageurl=https://books.google.com/books?id=DNBbAAAAQAAJ&pg=PA42|oclc=1227585453|passage=Now it is certain the ''Roman'' prieſts are not only ſeemingly very religious and really very extortionate, but are extortionate by means of religion, and make their prayers and maſſes the grand pretence for their exactions.

  4. (quote-journal)

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  6. (quote-book)|year=2006|page=20|pageurl=https://archive.org/details/shadowofsilkroad0000thub_l4k2/page/20/mode/1up|isbn=978-0-7011-7363-0|passage=The moneylenders – sometimes so extortionate that people pledged their slaves and sacred relics – were Uighurs from the west.

  7. (quote-book)|year=2014|section=section 2.2.4 (Extortionate Torture)|page=68|pageurl=https://books.google.com/books?id=UePoAwAAQBAJ&pg=PA68|isbn=978-0-19-871420-0|passage=Interrogational torture of the sort envisaged in the last paragraph—where P's close relatives are subject to brutal mistreatment to impel P to disclose some desired information—is itself a specimen of extortionate torture.

  8. Greatly exceeding what is moderate or reasonable; exorbitant.

  9. (antonyms)

  10. (quote-book)|location=London|publisher=(...) M. Ritchie; sold by N. Scarlett,(nb...)|year=1797|page=197|pageurl=https://books.google.com/books?id=iQDSCyi4KA8C&pg=PA197|oclc=1179504160|passage=You get from farms ſo occupied, houſe lamb, veal, graſs lamb, a little mutton, and leſs beef, whilſt for either article ſeparately, or jointly, you are worked up to pay prices, not leſt than extortionate; (..)

  11. (RQ:Charlotte Bronte Villette) I have the satisfaction to think you are in good hands; M. Miret will not be extortionate: the first year's rent you already have in your savings; afterwards Miss Lucy must trust God, and herself.

  12. (quote-journal)|journal=The Chicago Legal News: A Journal of Legal Intelligence|location=Chicago, Ill.|publisher=Chicago Legal News Company|date=7 December 1872|year_published=1873|volume=V|issue=11 (number 219 overall)|page=124|pageurl=https://books.google.com/books?id=WEU0AQAAMAAJ&pg=PA124|column=1|oclc=655284071|passage=On the other hand, to say that this defendant, under this charter, has the power to charge whatever it pleases for passenger fares, without regard to their being reasonable or unreasonable, fair compensation or extortionate, is a power that I equally deny.

  13. (quote-journal)|date=15 August 1902|volume=XLVI|issue=346 (New Series)|page=528|pageurl=https://books.google.com/books?id=5z08AQAAMAAJ&pg=PA528|column=2|oclc=421828996|passage=Down the coast among the sandhills is Blankenberg, a growing rival to Ostend, with which a steam tram connects it. The sands are firm and clean, and the hotels not unpleasantly extortionate.

  14. (quote-book) Henry Patterson|chapter=1|title=The Death Trade|location=New York, N.Y.|publisher=G. P. Putnam's Sons|George Palmer Putnam’s Sons|year=2013|year_published=2014|page=3|pageurl=https://archive.org/details/isbn_9780399165894/page/n17/mode/1up|isbn=978-0-399-16589-4|passage=At an extortionate price, he had obtained a hire car to take him to Homs, and from there he intended to cross the border and proceed to Beirut.