One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘his work was published in small and costly editions’
expensive, dear, high-cost, high-priced, highly priced, big-budget, overpriced, exorbitant, extortionate, immoderate, extravagant
lavish, rich, deluxe, choice, fine, exquisite
valuable, priceless, worth its weight in gold, worth a king's ransom
British upmarket, over the odds
informal steep, pricey
2‘in those weather conditions any mistakes could be costly’
catastrophic, ruinous, disastrous, calamitous, cataclysmic, devastating, crippling, crushing, fatal, lethal, damaging, harmful, injurious, deleterious, woeful, grievous, lamentable, dire, awful, terrible, unfortunate
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