Thesaurus / usury
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EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
If I had kept thirteen pence out of his fare, the odd penny would have been usury.
ON THE OLD ROAD, VOL. 2 (OF 2)JOHN RUSKIN
Take thou no usury of him, or increase: but fear thy God; that thy brother may live with thee.
THE RIGHT AND WRONG USES OF THE BIBLER. HEBER NEWTON
This can be accomplished largely, if not completely, by the abolition of usury.
Despoiled by herself, no avenger to wipe out the stigma Twin maelstroms of debt and of usury suck down the commons.
THE SATYRICON, COMPLETEPETRONIUS ARBITER
He does not more than refer to usury; he does not even mention it by name.
The supporter of the house is his wife, Treine, who makes a living by usury.
He also published astrological calendars, cast nativities, and supplemented his income by the practice of usury.
HERBALS, THEIR ORIGIN AND EVOLUTIONAGNES ARBER
Legal interest rate, 7; by contract, 12; usury forfeits excess.
ALDEN'S HANDY ATLAS OF THE WORLDJOHN B. ALDEN
The contemplated law will also contain a provision which will make the recovery of usury possible.