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The intolerable oppression upon trade, from the exorbitance of wages and insolence of mariners, would be taken off.
AN ESSAY UPON PROJECTSDANIEL DEFOE
Unrea′son, lack of reason; Unrea′sonableness, the state or quality of being unreasonable: exorbitance.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 4 OF 4: S-Z AND SUPPLEMENTS)VARIOUS
It was borne upon them that this exorbitance, a strange incident in their own lives, was to these others a daily occurrence.
THE FURNACEROSE MACAULAY
The treaty meets with difficulties in the ratification,—perhaps the exorbitance of the price may occasion them.
THE WRITINGS OF THOMAS JEFFERSON, VOL. I (OF 9)THOMAS JEFFERSON
All this is explicable by the exorbitance of the fees charged, about which there was much complaint.
A HISTORY OF THE INQUISITION OF SPAIN; VOL. 1HENRY CHARLES LEA
As extravagance is excess in outlay, exorbitance is excess in demands, and especially in pecuniary demands upon others.
ENGLISH SYNONYMS AND ANTONYMSJAMES CHAMPLIN FERNALD
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JULY 25, 2021
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WORDS RELATED TO EXORBITANCE

  • affluence
  • bliss
  • comforts
  • delights
  • enjoyments
  • exorbitances
  • extravagances
  • frills
  • gratifications
  • hedonism
  • high livings
  • immoderations
  • intemperance
  • leisures
  • luxuriousnesses
  • opulence
  • rarities
  • richness
  • satisfactions
  • splendors
  • sumptuousnesses
  • treats
  • well-beings
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