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adjective as in priceless

adjective as in harmful, damaging

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Child care is probably the costliest part of having a severely disabled child.

If estimates come in at the higher end of the range, it could be the costliest since Hurricane Katrina.

The race features two mega-millionaires, in a contest that promises to be one of the costliest in American history.

But our employer-based system already delivers the costliest health care on the planet.

She wore a dress of the rarest and costliest cream-white lace over a robe of cream-colored satin.

Afterward, Mr. Derby built the handsomest and costliest house in Salem, with grounds laid out magnificently.

Ladies appeared in the costliest brocades, laces, and jewels which the Old World could provide.

The German advance which ended in this debacle has been the costliest defeat in point of materials which they have yet suffered.

The binding of a book was, of old, a shrine on which the finest workmanship in bullion and the costliest gems were lavished.


On this page you'll find 58 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to costliest, such as: valuable, dear, excessive, executive, exorbitant, and extortionate.

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