Synonyms for usury

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


You have been lending money on usury too, and on a bad security.

She wanted to pay him with usury for his cool, hard disdain.

His words are to be taken literally; all that He promises He gives with usury.

Thus we see that the divell is the planter, and the father of usury.

Charlemagne, in France, forbid the taking of usury either by priests or laity.

A careful reading of this letter does not reveal a positive approval of usury.

Usury oppresses the poor by raising the price of all that he consumes.

Usury makes it possible to impose on the poor the principal burden of taxation.

The accretions are the irresistible result of the principle of usury.

He may be the director and manager but he so conducts his undertaking as to gather the usury from others.