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

  Usurious \U*su"ri*ous\ (?; 277), a. [From Usury.]
     [1913 Webster]
     1. Practicing usury; taking illegal or exorbitant interest
        for the use of money; as, a usurious person.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. Partaking of usury; containing or involving usury; as, a
        usurious contract.
        [1913 Webster] -- U*su"ri*ous*ly, adv. --
        U*su"ri*ous*ness, n.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  usurious
      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,
             usurious]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  24 Moby Thesaurus words for "usurious":
     cutthroat, exacting, excessive, exorbitant, extortionate,
     extravagant, fancy, gouging, grossly overpriced, immoderate,
     inflationary, inordinate, out of bounds, out of sight, outrageous,
     overpriced, preposterous, prohibitive, skyrocketing, spiraling,
     unconscionable, undue, unreasonable, unwarranted
  
  

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