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exorbitant, excessively high, excessive, sky-high, outrageous, preposterous, immoderate, unreasonable, inordinate, prohibitive, ruinous, punitive, inflated, more than one can afford
British over the odds
informal criminal, steep, stiff, over the top, OTT
2‘an unreasonable and extortionate clause in the contract’
grasping, bloodsucking, avaricious, greedy, rapacious, predatory, usurious, exacting, harsh, severe, rigorous, hard, oppressive
North American informal grabby
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