Adjective(1) greatly exceeding bounds of reason or moderation
(1) Desperate American workers are forced to rely on credit card debt at usurious interest rates to pay for basic necessities.(2) The financial deregulation he champions has led directly to the predatory, usurious lending practices that afflict the working poor.(3) The Malaysian financier, Benedict said, demanded 29 percent interest, a usurious amount indeed.(4) With the closure of rural banks, many farmers have been driven to borrowing from private moneylenders with usurious interest rates of 5 percent per month.(5) Future revenues were mortgaged against advances at usurious rates.(6) Planters often charged usurious interest rates on credit extended to their laborers, arguing that these were necessary because of the high risks involved.(7) The drugs industry is being criticised for usurious prices of drugs, medicines and services.(8) They could tolerate anything except someone who tampered with their usurious money-making.(9) Thanks to usurious practices that are legal and common among hospital collection departments, complete financial ruin can easily befall those unable to pay their hospital bills.(10) Another reason frequently given for promoting cooperatives is that they would protect craftspeople from predatory middlemen and usurious moneylenders.(11) Around twenty five percent of Australians cannot access financial services except on the most exploitative and usurious terms.(12) Can you lend to the poor without charging usurious interest?(13) Compound interest is no longer commonly thought to be usurious or to involve prohibitively complex calculations.(14) They make half their income by surprising people with enormous penalties and usurious interest rate changes if they forget to pay their phone bill one month.(15) She would need to take out a loan to pay him, and the bank meant to exact some usurious rate of interest.(16) On the other side of the political spectrum, liberals worry that litigation finance firms offering usurious rates prey upon a desperate clientele.
(1) usurious loan :: rente lening
1. exorbitant ::
2. outrageous ::
3. steep ::
4. extortionate ::
5. unconscionable ::
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