[T]he Agriculture Department abandoned the costly and burdensome review process it had applied to earlier claims.
To raise a voice against this destruction is a costly adventure.
Pulling oil from the tar sands is costly, even more so when you tack transportation costs on top.
Whether Weiner was hacked, as he says, or committed a costly gaffe, as his opponents suggest, remains unclear.
No matter how constitutionally suspect, how costly, how slapdash, or how disappointing a grand policy might be, well, they tried.
He gave me a costly ring, which I wear on my finger till now.
Whatever the cause the costly error had shaken his faith in Jennings.
Free ventilation and cleanliness appear to be the best preservatives against this costly evil.
He asked Forester which was the most costly of all the woods.
There were four hundred vessels of silver of great weight, and many other rich and costly articles.