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Synonyms of extortionate in English:


  • 1 extortionate prices
    exorbitant, excessively high, excessive, sky-high, outrageous, preposterous, immoderate, unreasonable, inordinate, prohibitive, ruinous, punitive, inflated, more than one can afford;
    British  over the odds
    informal criminal, steep, stiff, over the top, OTT
    [Antonyms] reasonable
  • 2 an unreasonable and extortionate clause in the contract
    grasping, bloodsucking, avaricious, greedy, rapacious, predatory, usurious, exacting, harsh, severe, rigorous, hard, oppressive
    informal money-grubbing
    North American informal grabby
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