Synonyms of costly in English:
1 his work was published in small and costly editions
expensive, dear, high-cost, high-priced, highly priced, big-budget, overpriced, exorbitant, extortionate, immoderate, extravagant;
lavish, rich, deluxe, choice, fine, exquisite;
[Antonyms] cheap, inexpensive
2 in those weather conditions any mistakes could be costly
catastrophic, ruinous, disastrous, calamitous, cataclysmic, devastating, crippling, crushing, fatal, lethal, damaging, harmful, injurious, deleterious, woeful, grievous, lamentable, dire, awful, terrible, unfortunate
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