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 for extortionate
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Extortionate \Ex*tor"tion*ate\, a.
     Characterized by extortion; oppressive; hard.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: greatly exceeding bounds of reason or moderation;
             "exorbitant rent"; "extortionate prices"; "spends an
             outrageous amount on entertainment"; "usurious interest
             rate"; "unconscionable spending" [syn: exorbitant,
             extortionate, outrageous, steep, unconscionable,

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  67 Moby Thesaurus words for "extortionate":
     all-devouring, all-engulfing, arousing, bloodsucking, clamant,
     clamorous, crying, cutthroat, demanding, draining, educible,
     eductive, elicitory, eradicative, evocative, exacting, exactive,
     excessive, exigent, exorbitant, extortionary, extortive,
     extractive, extravagant, fancy, gouging, grabby, grasping,
     grossly overpriced, immoderate, importunate, inflationary,
     inordinate, insistent, instant, loud, lupine, out of bounds,
     out of sight, outrageous, overpriced, parasitic, persistent,
     pertinacious, predacious, predatory, preposterous, pressing,
     prohibitive, rapacious, raptorial, ravening, ravenous, sharkish,
     skyrocketing, spiraling, taxing, unconscionable, undue,
     unreasonable, unwarranted, uprooting, urgent, usurious, vulturine,
     vulturous, wolfish

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