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synonyms for usurious

  • mean
  • penny-pinching
  • acquisitive
  • avaricious
  • avid
  • close-fisted
  • covetous
  • desirous
  • extortionate
  • grabby
  • itchy
  • miserly
  • niggardly
  • penurious
  • prehensile
  • rapacious
  • selfish
  • stingy
  • tightfisted
  • venal
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antonyms for usurious

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  • generous
  • unselfish
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How to use usurious in a sentence

The young girl's father entrusted M. Cruchot with his usurious dealings and probably with all his money matters.
REPERTORY OF THE COMEDIE HUMAINE, COMPLETE, A -- ZANATOLE CERFBERR AND JULES FRANOIS CHRISTOPHE
In the later middle ages, especially in Germany, it acquired the sense of usurious or oppressive dealing with money and capital.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 10, SLICE 3VARIOUS
The Jews were wealthy, and did no small harm by their usurious practices.
THE ENGLISH CHURCH IN THE MIDDLE AGESWILLIAM HUNT
This was charged up against him to be paid for later at usurious interest.
LITTLE JOURNEYS TO THE HOMES OF THE GREAT, VOL. 13ELBERT HUBBARD
Our post-office orders are issued at usurious rates, and within limited hours.
THE MAPLESON MEMOIRS, VOL IIJAMES H. MAPLESON
Shylock hated him because he would lend without interest, and was constantly reproving him for his usurious practice.
USURYCALVIN ELLIOTT
Now you are no longer satisfied with the fruit of which you took tithes more jealously than any usurious pasha.
TIMAR'S TWO WORLDSMR JKAI
Again, it is charged, or rather insinuated, that officers of the Bank have loaned money at usurious rates of interest.
THE PAPERS AND WRITINGS OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN, VOLUME ONEABRAHAM LINCOLN
He afterwards set up as a banker, and lent money at an usurious interest.
THE SHARPER DETECTED AND EXPOSEDJEAN-EUGNE ROBERT-HOUDIN
Love is a usurious plant, whose sun never goes down; a romance sweetens the mood as May dew sweetens the blood.
THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE FEELING FOR NATURE IN THE MIDDLE AGES AND MODERN TIMESALFRED BIESE
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WORDS RELATED TO USURIOUS

  • acquisitive
  • avaricious
  • avid
  • close-fisted
  • covetous
  • desirous
  • extortionate
  • grabby
  • itchy
  • mean
  • miserly
  • niggardly
  • penny-pinching
  • penurious
  • prehensile
  • rapacious
  • selfish
  • stingy
  • tightfisted
  • usurious
  • venal
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