Origin of usurious
Related Words for usuriouspenny-pinching, mean, acquisitive, avaricious, avid, covetous, desirous, extortionate, itchy, miserly, penurious, rapacious, selfish, stingy, tightfisted, venal, close-fisted, grabby, niggardly, prehensile
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Contemporary Examples of usurious
Merkley, as it happens, is from Delaware, where the banks holding this usurious debt are located.Obama's Impossibly Complex Win
May 21, 2010
When it came to Haiti, France was first a brutal colonizer, and then a usurious bully.Why Haiti's Earthquake Is France's Problem
January 14, 2010
Historical Examples of usurious
While we indulged in every pleasure, he lent out his money at usurious interest.Caught In The Net
Formerly all loans of that nature were regarded as usurious.
The principal being put in hazard, the interest was not usurious.Atrocious Judges
John Campbell, Baron Campbell
I sent a scornful reply to Don Benitos letter, returning, with usurious interest, the opprobrious terms he had lavished upon me.
By no sort of subterfuge were they to be permitted to be usurious.Philip Dru: Administrator
Edward Mandell House