How to use Costly in a sentence
The new constitution, however, proved costly and unworkable, and failed to satisfy either section of the population.
The quest was very costly and altogether fruitless.
Marble is very durable but also very costly.
Several fine hotels and a number of costly residences occupy a plateau along the shore and the hillsides farther back.
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Throughout Europe it continued to be a costly luxury and article of medicine only, till the increasing use of tea and coffee in the 18th century brought it into the list of principal food staples.
Oleg returned to Kiev laden with golden ornaments, costly cloths, wines, and all manner of precious things.
These men seldom use vitrifiable enamels, pigments being much more tractable and less costly.
Occasionally special expeditions are arranged to procure numbers of particular birds or mammals, but these are extremely costly and the mortality is usually high.
The draining of the site and neighbourhood was a costly undertaking, and was only accomplished by the sacrifice of many lives.Advertisement
Money, "the great wheel of circulation," is altogether different from the goods which are circulated by means of it; it is a costly instrument by means of which all that each individual receives is distributed to him; and the expenditure required, first to provide it, and afterwards to maintain it, is a deduction from the net revenue of the society.
Some of these - Vera Cruz, Tampico, Coatzacoalcos, Salina Cruz, Manzanillo and Mazatlan - have been greatly improved with costly port works.
The wars of this nation with the Tepanecs, which went on into the 15th century, were merely destructive, but larger effects arose from the expeditions under the Culhua king Acamapichtli, where the Aztec warriors were prominent, and which extended far outside the valley of Anahuac. Especially a foray southward to Quauhnahuac, now Cuernavaca, on the watershed between the Atlantic and Pacific, brought goldsmiths and other craftsmen to Tenochtitlan, which now began to rise in arts, the Aztecs laying aside their rude garments of aloe-fibre for more costly clothing, and going out as traders for foreign merchandise.
This process was, moreover, hastened by the substitution of costly and elaborately embroidered materials for the simple stuffs of which the vestment had originally been composed; for, as it became heavier and stiffer, it necessarily had to be made smaller.
This is the material of which the far-famed and costly shawls are made, which at one time had such a demand that, it is stated, 16,000 looms were kept in constant work at Kashmir in their manufacture.Advertisement
The interior is richly adorned with stained-glass windows of modern date, costly shrines, paintings and tombs.
The addition of a foot-bridge greatly facilitates the raising and lowering of these shutter weirs, and also aids the regulation of the discharge; but it renders this form of weir much more costly than the ordinary frame weir, and where large quantities of drift come down with sudden floods, the frames of the bridge are liable to be carried away, and therefore boats must be relied on for working the weir.
Surrounded by a crowd of slaves, mistresses and flatterers, he permitted his empire to be administered by unworthy favourites, while he squandered the money wrung from his provinces on costly buildings and expensive gifts to the churches of his metropolis.
The French occupation was costly and aggressive; and the Hanoverians, many of whom were found in the allied armies, welcomed the fall of Napoleon and the return of the old order.
Towards the beginning of the Christian era raw silk began to form an important and costly item among the prized products of the East which came to Rome.Advertisement
The silk takes up colour with difficulty from a strong vat, and is consequently costly to dye.
The flat frame is the most gentle in its usage of the silk, but is most costly in labour; whilst the circular frame, being more severe in its action, is not suitable for the thoroughly degummed silks, but on the other hand is best for silks containing much wormy matter, because the silk hanging down into the combing teeth is thoroughly cleansed of such foreign matter, which is deposited under the machine.
But the result could not be gainsaid; it was for the French a complete and costly failure.
Jealous possibly of a too brilliant general, certainly averse from costly and fruitless campaigns and needing the Legio II.
The cessation of persecution, and consequent gradual elaboration of church furniture and ritual, led to the employment of more costly materials for the altar as for the other fittings of ecclesiastical buildings.Advertisement
One example of rich and costly decoration remains - part of a frieze of white alabaster, sculptured in relief with rosettes and interlacing patterns, and studded with jewel-like pieces of blue glass or enamel, the Opcyu xviwow of Od.
Many hundred acres of land have been reclaimed from the sea here and along the coast of the bay; there are costly embankments and good harbourage.
It involves more numerous and more elaborate processes, and the qualities for home use are generally finer and more costly than those for export.
This tribunal goes back at least as far as the 14th century, but its activity had been reduced as a result of the more expeditious and summary, and less costly, procedure of the Congregations.
Krupp for use for the outer tube of the German navy periscope used before the war, and a similar steel was developed and used in the British service, but it is costly and more difficult to machine to the required accuracy than is the case with bronze.
This preparation of a chlorine compound suited for electrolysis becomes more costly and more troublesome than that of the oxide, and in addition four times as much raw material must be handled.
Stone copings are best, but they are costly, and Portland cement is sometimes substituted.
The peplus was a costly, saffron-coloured garment, embroidered with scenes from the battle between the gods and giants, in which Athena had taken part.
Owing to the obstruction which they offer to drifting sands, artificial dunes are in course of time formed about them, and in this way they become at once more effective and less costly to maintain.
The long-continued and costly wars with the sultan of Achin have during a series of years been a source of trouble to Dutch ministries.
This removal of the cinder very greatly improved the steel; but the process was and is so costly that it is used only for making steel for purposes which need the very best quality.
Widely distributed in North America, the best come from Canada, are costly and are used for military caps, boas, muffs, trimmings, carriage rugs and coachmen's capes, and the fur wears exceedingly well.
Yearly becoming scarcer and most costly.
They are naturally exceedingly light in weight, and those that are of an even pattern, possessing a lustrous sheen, are costly.
They are limited in quantity and costly, and the trade depends upon various sorts of other sheep and goat wools for the bulk of its productions.
To prepare correct editions of the classics, and to print them in a splendid style, has always been a costly undertaking.
After spreading desolation through North Italy and striking terror into the citizens of Rome, Alaric was met by Stilicho at Pollentia (a Roman municipality in what is now Piedmont), and the battle which then followed on the 6th of April 402 (Easter-day) was a victory, though a costly one for Rome, and effectually barred the further progress of the barbarians.
Conquering Pharaohs brought home trains of prisoners and spoil, embassies came thither of strange people in every variety of costume and of every hue of skin, from Ethiopia, Puoni (Punt), Mesopotamia, Asia Minor, Libya, and the islands of the Mediterranean, bringing precious stones, rare animals, beautiful slaves, costly garments and vessels of gold and silver, while the ground shook with the movement of colossal architraves, statues and obelisks.
Now, intentional adulteration is practically non-existent, chiefly because of the fact that in the places of production the price obtainable is so low that any possible adulterant would be too costly to collect.
Elsewhere in India the rainfall is usually sufficient for all the cultivation of the district, but about every eleven years comes a season of drought, during which canal water is so precious as to make it worth while to construct costly canals merely to serve as a protection against famine.
When a river partakes of the nature of a torrent, dwindling to a paltry stream at one season and swelling into an enormous flood at another, it is impossible to construct a system of irrigation canals without very costly engineering works, sluices, dams, waste-weirs, &c., so as to give the engineer entire control of the water.
These main conduits, being very costly, are constructed for the warping of large adjoining districts, and openings are made at such points as are then undergoing the operation.
Like the Cavour canal, the Villoresi is taken across the drainage of the country, entailing a number of very bold and costly works.
This seemed all the more evident, as at that time financial reasons made the construction of a costly Nile dam out of the question.
Proceeding farther east, we find very satisfactory progress in the irrigation of southern Behar, effected by the costly system of canals drawn from the river Sone.
There was therefore a constant decrease in the income from land, and this took place at a time when the great growth of wealth among the industrial classes had made living more costly.
Their construction was rendered very costly by the mountainous character of the island.
The edifices raised by the Moorish kings of Spain and the Moslem rulers of India may have been more splendid in their materials, and more elaborate in their details; the houses of the great men of Damascus may be more costly than were those of the Mameluke beys; but for purity of taste and elegance of design both are far excelled by many of the mosques and houses of Cairo.
These successful campaigns were probably not very costly, and prisoners, plunder and tribute poured in from them to enrich Egypt.
The security which he thereby gained gave him the opportunity to indulge his taste for costly buildings, parks and other luxuries, of which the chroniclers give accounts bordering on the fabulous.
A fresh and fruitful period of reform now began, lasting till nearly the end of the century, and interrupted only by the brief but costly war with Sweden in 1788.
They were so costly that no person of moderate means could hope to possess any large number; even the public libraries had nothing approaching to a complete collection.
His unwearied activity and inordinate vanity led him to undertake a great many costly public works, many of them, such as the erection of palaces and churches, unremunerative.
The most remarkable instance of this policy was the discontinuance of the consulship. This great office had remained a dignity centuries after it had ceased to be a power; but it was a very costly dignity, the holder being expected to spend large sums in public displays.
His activity was in so far a misfortune as it led him to attempt too many things at once, and engage in undertakings so costly that oppression became necessary to provide the funds for them.
Among the other wonders of the Alhambra are the Sala de la Justicia (Hall of Justice), the Patio del Mexuar (Court of the Council Chamber), the Patio de Daraxa (Court of the Vestibule), and the Peinador de la Reina (Queen's Robing Room), in which are to be seen the same delicate and beautiful architecture, the same costly and elegant decorations.
Being a much more costly spice than cassia, that comparatively harsh-flavoured substance is frequently substituted for or added to it.
He Himself spoke mysteriously of His burial, when a woman poured a vase of costly ointment upon His head.
His father, proud of his son's steady application and success, sent him the costly present of a Corpus Juris.
Since the work with ordinary hand-wrought salt-cake furnaces is disagreeable and costly, many attempts have been made to construct mechanical salt-cake furnaces.
This process is very costly, as much of the acid and all of the manganese is wasted.
The Deacon process makes cheaper chlorine than the Weldon process, but the plant is complicated and costly and the working requires a great deal of attention.
This led to the military operations known as the Tirah campaign, which proved very costly both in men and money.
This involves refiguring, which is the most delicate and costly process of all.
Glass is lighter, stiffer, less costly and easier to work than speculum metal.
Excavation at Nippur is particularly difficult and costly by reason of the inaccessibility of the site, and the dangerous and unsettled condition of the surrounding country, and still more by reason of the immense mass of later debris under which the earlier and more important Babylonian remains are buried.
In this capacity, in 530, he received into the emperor's obedience another Narses, a fellow-countryman, with his two brothers, Aratius and Isaac. These Persarmenian generals, having formerly fought under the standard of Persia, now in consequence of the successes of Belisarius transferred their allegiance to the emperor Justinian, came to Constantinople, and received costly gifts from the great minister.
The mere fact that a distinguished statesman who had served the last two absolute kings of Denmark now voluntarily placed himself at the head of a ministry which included the most advanced of the popular agitators, gave the new government the hall-mark of stability and trustworthiness, whilst the fact that he still retained the ministry of finance was of itself a guarantee of security during the earlier years of a troublesome and costly war.
After Beowulf has reigned prosperously for fifty years, his country is ravaged by a fiery dragon, which inhabits an ancient burial-mound, full of costly treasure.
The old material is yellow, brown or red; and its wavy surface often shows layers like the gnarled grain of costly woods.
When Sweden descended to her natural position as a second-rate power the French alliance became too costly a luxury.
Thence he seems to have returned to Kandahar, and in May 1740just one year after his departure from Delhihe was in Herat displaying the imperial throne and other costly trophies to the gaze of the admiring inhabitants.
Historians have been at a loss to know what Solomon could give in exchange for the gold of Ophir and the costly gifts of the queen of Sheba.
Viewed as a whole, Portuguese administration has been carried on under difficulties which have rendered it costly and inefficient, the home government being compelled to contribute a large annual subsidy towards its maintenance.
In return for costly gifts brought by her to her husband, she was granted extensive estates in all parts of the empire.
The vicuna also is celebrated for its wool, which the natives weave into beautiful and costly ponchos (blanket cloaks) and other wearing apparel.
The Bolivian port of entry for this trade, Villa Bella, is situated above the falls of the Madeira at the confluence of the Beni and Mamore, and is reached from the lower river by a long and costly portage.
The outer side of this curve is bounded by a row of treasuries, similar to those found at Delphi and Olympia, and serving to house the more costly offerings of various islands or cities.
It has long been generally agreed that by several of his most costly expeditions nothing was really won but glory.
It does not follow, however, from the fact that only stone tools were found at the bottom of the trenches that the monument was constructed when metal tools were unknown, because none of the Stonehenge tools have the characteristic forms of Neolithic implements, so that they might have been specially improvised for the purpose of roughly hewing these huge stones, for which, indeed, they were really better adapted, and more easily procured, than the early and very costly metal tools of the Bronze Age.
According to the well-known anecdote, when the Samnites sent ambassadors with costly presents to induce him to exercise his influence on their behalf in the senate, they found A n FIG.
His park and pleasure grounds near Rome, and the costly and laborious works in his parks and villas at Tusculum, near Naples, earned for him from Pompey (it is said) the title of the "Roman Xerxes."
An incumbent, once inducted, can only be disturbed by complicated and extremely costly processes of law; in effect, except in cases of gross 1 Certain great offices of state are closed to Roman Catholics.
He aspired to convince the better minds that the only hope for Israelites, as well as for Israel, lay in " returning " to the true Yahweh, a deity who was no mere national god, and was not to be cajoled by the punctual offering of costly sacrifices.
The most remarkable was the Nau Behar, Nava Bihara or New Convent, which possessed a very costly statue of Buddha.
The ornaments and furniture were of the most costly kind; the king's bow and buckler were of gold; his very whip intertwined with gold; the queen had golden diadems, necklace and breast-jewels, and at her feet lay a golden vase.
The feeling of religious conservatism which has preserved the structural rudeness of the Ka`ba did not prohibit costly surface decoration.
The cultivation of the turnip and other root crops, which require the soil to be wrought to a deep and free tilth, either becomes altdgether impracticable and must be abandoned for the safe but costly bare fallow, or is carried out with great labour and hazard; and the crop, when grown, can neither be removed from the ground, nor consumed upon it by sheep without damage by "poaching."
This operation is both more costly and more delicate than the roasting of pyrites, but it is now perfectly well understood, and gas is obtained from blende furnaces hardly inferior in quality to that yielded by pyrites kilns.
It was soon found that the production of a mixture of SO 2 and 0 from sulphuric acid, as above described, was both too troublesome and costly, and after a number of experiments in other directions inventors went back to the use of ordinary burner-gas from pyrites and sulphur burners.
Visits to their continental dominions had to be few and far between; they were long, costly and dangerous when a French fleeta thing never seen before Philip Augustus conquered Normandymight be roaming in the Channel.
The irish lords were pardoned on renewing their- oaths of fealty; the king did not wish to entangle himself in costly campaigns beyond St Georges Channel till he had made his position in England more stable.
Peru has fitted out many costly and ably-conducted expeditions to explore it.
It is certain that in shrouding his own character he checked the communication of others to himself, and so could continue to the end of his career the costly mistake of being theatrical in England.
In 1433 died King John, exhorting his son not to abandon those schemes which were now, in the long-continued failure to round Cape Bojador, ridiculed by many as costly absurdities; and in 1434 one of the prince's ships, commanded by Gil Eannes, at length doubled the cape.
In the treasury of the church are many costly objects presented by illustrious personages, among others by the emperor Charles V., King Henry VIII.
But the "inglorious and costly war" entailed an outlay of more than £12,000 on the ransom of captives alone, and ended in the total destruction of Athenian influence throughout Euboea.
Among the upper classes the garments were very costly and variously coloured.
But the working of the Labourers Acts was very costly, cottages being often assigned to people who were not agricultural labourers at all.
He easily defeated the Greeks in the open field, and though the siege of Missolonghi proved costly to his own troops and to the Turks who operated with him, he brought it to a successful termination on the 24th of April 1826.
Antonio, with all the credulity of an exile, believed that his presence would provoke a general rising against Philip II., but none took place, and the expedition was a costly failure.
The royal exchequer, which was being painfully elaborated in the chambre des corn ptes, and the treasury of the crown lands at the Louvre, together barely sufficed to meet the expenses of this more complicated and costly machinery.
In his later years Philip added to all his other burdens a costly intervention in France to support the league and resist the succession of Henry IV.
No progress had been made, the service was dreadfully costly in life, and it became intensely unpopular among the troops.
The organization of the industry has undergone many transformations, but a notable feature is the general practice - especially since modern methods have necessitated larger vessels and more costly gear, and correspondingly greater capital - of profit-sharing; all the crew entering on that basis and not independently.
It should be noted, however, that with an icemaking plant of moderate size and a steam-engine of good construction the weight of steam used will not neatly equal the weight of ice produced, so that the difference must be made up either by distillation, which is a costly process, or by ordinary water.
Surely to be so active must be costly and perhaps require financial support.
He had originally thought the two jailers had bathed in some costly perfume, but now understood this is what a vampire smelt like.
Oundle School didn't want to incur costly update costs and so required a solution that enabled them to retain autonomy of their website.
In many cases, we can repair the original bodywork rather than replace it with a costly new body section.
The most costly frauds are those which are either entirely bogus or staged.
It won't require the use of costly ISDN lines because it will use the embc broadband network.
However, BTPC lossless compression of color graphics is significantly more costly than GIF coding with a color palette.
However, such analysis would be prohibitively costly so specific congeners are selected for analysis, including those which are toxicologically significant 10.
By 1812 only one volume of Willan's Cutaneous Diseases had appeared as the colored engravings were proving prohibitively costly.
Yes, and vise versa if you request a replacement and this is " disproportionately costly " .
Climate change is therefore likely to have considerable and potentially costly implications for the UK.
However, getting an ECO scheme wrong can be extremely costly.
All three of these options are possible, however the first option would probably be far too costly.
Are central banks likely to err on the side of excessively costly or cumbersome systems?
Just like last week's game, missed free throws proved costly in both halves of the match.
Mr Wagner chose the costly procedure of going to crown court, where total court costs run to around £ 9,000 per day.
Furthermore, high quality thermal fuses safeguard against costly equipment failure caused by potentially destructive power surges.
Importantly, LED semiconductor diodes are much less costly than laser diodes.
Reduced cash handling for your staff - which means fewer opportunities for costly mistakes or staff dishonesty.
Regular scanner maintenance is a sure way to minimize costly downtime.
I cannot stress this enough, getting the electrics wet can be very, very costly!
The most costly step in the serial 2 nd derivative algorithm is the computation of the 2 nd derivative two-electron integrals.
Ali Pasha, the defeated naval commander, is shown full length wearing a kaftan of costly woven, figured silks.
This can be achieved by the use of detention tanks within the site but these can again be costly and may occupy valuable land.
A government wedded to the apparent technical fix of nuclear power, leaving a costly and deadly legacy for generations to come.
They embrace provisions which have many times proved a fruitful source of costly litigation.
All in all an extremely useful session that has enabled me to avoid making costly mistakes!
Maybe Colchester police demanding costly security measures is proving off-putting.
While costly government action generally follows each media outcry, Parliament does not always have the foresight to limit risk in advance.
The retention of a book (even a costly book) is hardly adequate recompense for the time spent on composing a proper review.
It does not require costly short-circuit protection for a short circuit between supply voltages.
This was seen as a costly exercise but the owners felt that the cost of not fitting silencers was even greater.
It was empty as dusk descended on the costly glass skyscrapers.
The resulting server sprawl is costly in terms of capital and people needed to operate, manage, and upgrade new servers.
Electronic photosensors are more costly than cadmium sulfide cells but savings in energy costs generally justify their installation.
Transport to major supermarkets or street markets can be limited or costly.
Can be fitted when hood is down to keep dust and showers out, less bulky and less costly than a full tonneau.
These people are very vain and greedy for costly things!
The large table in the room was well spread with costly viands.
It can be very costly to neglect tire wear.
Evidently these facilities are more costly than open-air windrows, but the in-vessel nature of the process has advantages over open air systems.
The large plant is costly, while the biogas yield is relatively small per ton of wet feed.
In exceptional cases obstructions which it would be impossible or too costly to turn are overcome by a bridge or tunnel, the magnitude of such works increasing with the growth of engineering skill and financial enterprise.
Both the British manager and the American manager, however, are supplied with a considerable number of daily, weekly and monthly reports, varying on different railways, which are not made public. The daily sheets usually include a summarized statement of the performance of every train on the line, covering the amount of business done, the destination of the loads, &c. For a number of years there has been a movement in Great Britain to require the inclusion of ton-mile statistics in the stated returns to the Board of Trade, but most railway managers have objected to the change on the ground that their own confidential information was already adequate for purposes of control, and that ton-mile statistics would require additional clerical force to a costly extent.
Views have undergone profound modification since then, and the most drastic remedy has come to be regarded as the most effective, and in the long run the least costly.
There can be little doubt that the Pnyx was the seat of an ancient cult; the meetings of the Ecclesia were of a religious character and were preceded by a sacrifice to Zeus 'Ayopa70s; nor is it conceivable that, but for its sacred associations, a site would have been chosen so unsuitable for the purposes of a popular assembly as to need the addition of a costly artificial auditorium.
The bulk of the Magyar nobility was still semi-barbaric. Immensely wealthy (it is estimated that most of the land, at this time, was in the hands of 25 great families, the Zapolyas alone holding an eighth of it), it was a point of honour with them to appear in public in costly raiment ablaze with silver, gold and precious stones, followed at every step by armies of retainers scarcely less gorgeous.
The substructure consists of (a) the piers and end piers or abutments, the former sustaining a vertical load, and the latter having to resist, in addition, the oblique thrust of an arch, the pull of a suspension chain, or the thrust of an embankment; and (b) the foundations below the ground level, which are often difficult and costly parts of the structure, because the position of a'bridge may be fixed by considerations which preclude the selection of a site naturally adapted for carrying a heavy structure.
Rousseau, guests who, while enjoying the intellectual pleasure of their host's conversation, were not insensible to his excellent cuisine and costly wines.
Silk in the gum, it is found, absorbs these salts more freely than boiled-off; so to use it for weighting there are these great inducements - a saving of the costly and tedious boiling-off, a saving of the 25% weight which would have disappeared in boiling and a surface on which much greater sophistication can be practised than on scoured silk.
There are several materials now in use possessing remarkable power to decolourize clarify, chemically purify and oxidize water; but they are too costly for use in connexion with public water supplies unless a rate of filtration is adopted quite inconsistent with the formation of a surface film capable of arresting micro-organisms. This fact does not render them less useful when applied to the arts in which they are successfully employed.
Twice a week in process have costly repercussions to meet needs.
In its highest and most costly form goldsmiths ' and silversmiths ' work is largely carried on in Middlesex by firms of high standing.
Mood stabilizers are some of the most costly medications on the market today.
It is costly and it will lead to the subordination of the public interest to the needs of private profit.
However wresting control from them, with their colonial backing, proved a costly struggle.
Child care centers that participate in these programs provide a much higher quality of care, but the accreditation procedures are time consuming and costly.
Nannies are also the most costly and complicated of the care options.
Whether you present your gifts at a baby shower or at the hospital, new parents are often delighted with whatever they receive, since having a baby can be quite costly and newborns require so many things!
Raising a baby from a child into adulthood is expensive, and while many people might imagine the baby years are the least costly, others would certainly disagree.
While owning a motorhome offers many benefits for those who travel frequently, it can turn out to be a costly toy in the wrong circumstances.
Any stroller, whether inexpensive or costly, should have some basic features.
Gas dryers tend to cost a little more up front, but are less costly to operate than their electric counterparts.
Renting a cabin is usually the most costly, but is often considerably less than that of staying in a hotel.
Formerly known for poor or costly technical support, which allegedly has improved.
You'll want a warranty to guard against costly repairs in case of a breakdown.
It may be less costly to do it that way.
Mechanical and electric repairs can get costly.
Silver performs similarly to gold in the market, but costs less to purchase, making it an excellent investment for someone who does not have the funds to purchase more costly precious metals.
This is less costly for the county and allows them to reach a wider audience.
Products with a name brand are usually a bit costly and out of reach financially for many of the people who'd like to purchase them.
Many of these methods have proven very effective and are much less costly than commercial products.
There is still the issue of de-treeing the cat, which can be an enormous and sometimes costly hassle.
Keeping your cat healthy and strong will typically reduce your costly vet bills that add up to considerable amounts over time.
The penalty for not filing is much more costly than that of paying late.
This can come in handy in many types of business situations, but especially ones where purchasing more than one piece of equipment takes too much room, is too costly or when you process a lot of phone orders.
With the growing popularity of the internet, online merchants can process electronic payments without purchasing costly processing equipment.
Comments can be marked into your account, and you might even be able to avoid a costly interest rate increase or extra late fees.
Just like buying a present that no one will appreciate, you can make some costly mistakes with gift cards.
Although many companies label themselves as Christian services, it is best to investigate them thoroughly to find out if their program offers advantages or if it is too costly to become involved with.
For example, when Washington Mutual was acquired by Chase, many customers faced computer glitches and payment problems which often resulted in increased interest rates and costly fees added to their accounts.
Account holders may wish to take advantage of some of these methods to help them reduce their debt and to avoid costly late fees.
While this results in transactions being declined when there are not sufficient funds in the account, it also saves you from paying costly overdraft charges.
Many people never use the rewards, which makes these types of cards even more costly to you.
They can be costly to lenders since the lender must pay attorney fees, court costs and other costs to establish the process.
Doing so can help you to avoid costly mistakes on your accounts.
When the end of your marriage seems near, it is best to reach out for help to avoid some of the most painful and costly aspects of a divorce.
Personally deliver documents that need to be filed with the court to eliminate costly courier service fees.
It is common knowledge that regular maintenance of an automobile helps keep the vehicle from breaking down and needing costly repairs.
Using old and inefficient heaters to keep warm in colder weather can be a costly drain on resources, which is why energy efficient space heaters are an attractive alternative.
For all its benefits, electric heaters are also the most costly to run.
Install solar panels - This is a big and costly project, but what you save in energy costs will more then make up for the initial cash outlay.
While a SIGG bottle will undoubtedly be more costly than a common water bottle found at a big box retailer, its strength and quality of design gives it a lifespan that exceeds other water bottles.
While these heat pumps can seem costly upon installation, you'll see long-terms savings on energy bills.
There is a misconception that solar power installations are costly, complex and inefficient.
Often, they are also experts in finding government grants or tax deductions that will make any improvements or modifications less costly overall.
While the newer class of medications to treat depression and anxiety disorders, called SSRI drugs, are better tolerated by most people than older medications on the market, many people seek an alternative to costly anti-depressant drugs.
For expensive pieces, such as furniture, be sure of the return policy before you take it home to avoid costly mistakes.
Many companies offer free trial periods, or basic versions of more costly interior design applications to allow you the opportunity to find the best tool for your project and level of skill.
Since these pencils run $24 each, it can turn into quite a costly expenditure if purchased regularly.
Fortunately the makeup application process doesn't have to be a difficult or costly experience.
Despite being a bit of a costly indulgence, I can't resist the great allure of Dior 5-Color Eye Shadow palettes.
Southwest Airlines saves money by flying into smaller, less costly airports, as well as by cutting frills and focusing on commuter air.
It is a viable and respected free alternative to costly photo editing programs.
Ink for inkjet printers is often so costly that downloading free patterns does not result in any real savings when compared to buying kits at stores, especially if you have a knack for finding them on sale.
Purchasing skis can often be stressful and costly.
Meditation doesn't require specialized clothing, expensive equipment, or costly gym memberships.
Private facilities, albeit costly, are usually the type of program with which most are familiar.
While some of the ideas listed are budget-friendly, others are quite costly.
This can be costly, so look for alternatives if this is the case at your bridal boutique.
Usually, the further away from home you go, the more costly the wedding adventure will be.
If you can't live without the flowers, you can compromise by choosing a less costly brand of champagne or vice versa.
Specialty or custom ordered candy is the most costly, but you may feel the cost is worth having an intricate or specialty candy favor.
While a little more costly, price does go down with larger quantities purchased.
Keep in mind that although it may be a bit more costly, many bakeries and wedding cake designers are willing to work with you and make a custom cake based on your specifications.
Buying the first set of supplies could end up being costly in the long run.
Once you have chosen your dress, take a trip to the fabric section and check out what is available.Handmade dresses typically are less costly and are also a better fit since the bridesmaids will each be individually measured and fitted.
In addition to buying inexpensive bridesmaid dresses due to budget constraints, many of the less costly dresses are a simple informal style.
Traveling can be very costly and often requires time taken off of work or school.
Alcoholism is considered to be one of the worst and most costly addictions in the world.
Manic depression is both costly and time consuming when not properly treated.
Health insurance companies want to see you smoke free because it lowers your risk of developing costly diseases such as lung cancer or heart disease.
Luxury bedding isn't the least expensive bedding on the market, and even discounted versions can still be costly.
Since this bedding is costly it's important to decide whether or not it suits your lifestyle.
Individuals on a budget can take solace in the fact that full size bedding is generally less costly than bedding for queen size and larger size beds.
More often than not, these are quite costly, although a little savvy shopping may yield a bargain or two every now and then.
While local suppliers will generally offer personal service and help with measurements and fulfilling the list of requirements, an online vendor will be less costly in most cases.
If you do not plan to take advantage of a discount code or place a large order, be aware that shipping can be costly.
However, it should be noted that the items marked "dry clean only" are often the nicest and are fashioned from more costly materials.
Still, it is always a good idea to keep your receipts for the more costly apparel, since every baby develops differently.
It is important to note that the greater the quality of your infant's dress, the more unique and costly the materials used, such that these items will necessitate dry cleaning.
Be aware that once you move past the Nordstrom line and up into Bloomingdales territory, you will be looking at higher end merchandise that can be costly and typically dry clean only.
As you move up the levels from JC Penney to Macy's to Nordstrom and Bloomindales and on to places such as Saks and Neiman Marcus, you will note that the merchandise becomes more unique and infinitely more costly.
Some college options are by their very nature more costly than others.
The technology used in some distance learning programs is costly to produce and maintain.
The larger and more popular the port of call, the more costly the cruise is likely to be.
While planning this type of event can be costly and time consuming, it may be the best way for your organization to experience a religious getaway that is specific to your group's particular needs and desires.
However, getting up close and personal with the spectacular natural treasures that call Alaska home can be costly.
However, setting sail on one of Carnival's 20 "fun ships" can be a costly expedition for some.
For something you wash all the time and you need to have at least four to eight of per dog, that is very costly.
Although Revolution is a bit more costly than Heartgard, it also offers more protection for your dog and keeps you from having to purchase multiple medications to prevent both fleas and ticks and heartworm.
Although significantly less costly than pet shops or breeders, animal shelter do require fees for adoptions.
Where the Plane is used in the streets of London, and on the Thames Embankment, the costly and wasteful labor of pruning the trees to one ugly shape is carried out.
This can be costly to build and maintain.
It will wind up being a costly eyesore if it isn't.
Instead of trying to handle nail guns, power tools or costly glues, no nailing crown molding is installed with adhesive caulk or drywall compound.
When it comes to DIY projects, it's critical you follow sound instructions because mistakes can be costly and even dangerous.
This will help you avoid costly mistakes or unsightly work.
Choosing cedar siding for an exterior home renovation can be costly, so be sure to do your research before committing to a specific grade and type of wood.
Another possibly costly part of the building envelope is the exterior cladding material.
The more efficient, the more costly the insert is.
However, the expensive materials involved make even a small mistake a costly one.
Vinyl plank flooring is an alternative to costly hardwood floors.
Better to spend the time laying it out properly than ending up with a costly repair job.
Once the tile is set it will be costly and difficult to change it.
After all, home improvement projects can be costly and depending on the scope of the renovation you could be paying for this project for years, so make sure you can do it for the least expense possible.
In addition, while electric floor heating systems are sold as "no maintenance" systems, if something does happen to go wrong with one over time, repairs could be costly and intrusive.
Since the heating coils will be installed beneath your floor, make sure to invest in quality materials; ripping up a floor to replace a defective pipe or mat will be more costly than top quality materials will be.
You can turn down the thermostat on your costly furnace and supplement the heat in the room where you will be spending the bulk of your time with that produced by the more efficient EdenPURE.
Replacing a window can be rather costly, and requires a fair amount of installation work.
Wood frames are the most traditional, but also the most costly and higher maintenance.
Because office space is often irregularly shaped, commercial tiles are a great way to add carpeting to a specific area in the room, like an area sectioned off as a break room, rather than carpeting the entire place, which can be costly.
Home renovations can be costly and time consuming.
Despite its being termed costume or "junk" jewelry, vintage pieces are still costly, as they beautifully emulate the innovation and attention to detail of their designer.
Sparkling gems as big as an almond are beautiful, but costly!
Jewelry makers have traditionally used glass and "paste" stones to mimic the more costly genuine stones in fine jewelry.
Costume jewelry was given a boost when famous Parisian fashion designer Coco Chanel began designing costume jewelry to be worn with her popular, and costly, clothing.
These synthetic stones are less costly than natural sapphires and are a good choice for a person who desires a stunning birthstone necklace but does not want to pay the price for natural sapphires..
Sapphire can be quite costly, and in order to limit the price many choose to purchase a necklace with a sapphire pendant as birthstone jewelry.
Many of today's high-quality synthetic gems can also be quite costly, although less-expensive that the comparable natural stone.
Unfortunately, this type of natural pearl necklace is just too costly for most brides' wedding budget.
Although they are costly, the classic nature and unique appeal of black Tahitian pearl stud earrings make them an excellent piece of investment jewelry.
Pearls with fewer marks are rarer and more costly.
Because of the price of birdseye maple wood, anything crafted from this material tends to be costly.
Unless you choose a costly high-performance tee shirt, you'll probably be able to stock up easily.
These items may seem costly, but with proper care, they are extremely long lasting and cost effective.
Although it is a bit costly, the profits go to a good cause of supporting Berber women and allowing them a means to make a decent living under good working conditions.
Because legitimately green growing and natural processing practices are usually more costly than conventional methods, natural often means more expensive.
Using a harsh cleaner can damage the grout and the surrounding tile, and replacing these items is time-consuming and in the case of the tile itself can be costly.
Organic seeds can be as much as 25 percent more costly than standard seeds, because producing seeds without the use of pesticides and herbicides carries considerably more risk.
Shopping for plus size informal wedding dresses is usually easier and less costly than shopping for more traditional bridal gowns.
A discounted dress that never leaves the closet is a costly investment in the end.
There is no point in wasting your time and energy creating a document that is either not considered valid, or includes costly mistakes that will drain your assets before anyone receives them.
This process was both stressful and costly.
Because insurance is a costly commodity, you can use AARP services to help save on other things you may need or use.
You'll be able to avoid costly expenses this way, especially if you do a little creative legwork first.
The main difference between inexpensive goggles and those that are more costly is the technology used to actually see at nighttime.
If you need safety glasses and wear prescription glasses, it is really costly to purchase prescription safety glasses.
If you drop your device, chances are you will damage it and have to pay for costly repairs or replacement.
With a top speed of 79 miles per hour, the coaster pulled up to 4.5 times the force of gravity during a two minute, twenty second ride, extreme forces that would prove too costly for the ride and its riders.
There are also similar programs available that will let you design games using these graphical sort of drag-and-drop techniques, but they can be costly.
Most games are extremely costly to make and just as costly to manufacture, market and distribute.
However, it can get very costly if you go and buy every video game that you want to play.
Each seminar/tasting is costly, but given the information shared and wines brought to taste, it is a worthwhile experience.
If you choose to pick at night, you have to have lights out in the vineyard so the crew can see what they are picking…which is nice, but more costly because of the extra equipment.
Shipping such items can be costly, so there is a definite advantage if you can find what you want locally instead of across the country.
While purchasing an RV for your family's twice yearly camping trips is a costly venture, renting an RV for a few weeks is surprisingly affordable.
Mold, wood deterioration or rotting baseboards can be a significant and costly problem.
For example, you may find excellent deals on used RV furniture, secondhand appliances designed for travel trailers and motor homes and other items that can be quite costly if purchased new from these types of online resources.
Fifth wheel travel trailers also require costly conversion kits and should really be pulled by a dually style truck.
Like MMS, this can be a costly endeavor if overused, because mobile providers like Cingular and Bell Mobility can charge hefty rates for wireless data.
This option tends to be more costly than obtaining a pre-paid cell phone, but it can be an item of great convenience.
Of course, Verizon Wireless wants you to use their ringtone store, but some people find the prices to costly.
Blocking individual numbers from contacting you can become a costly endeavor if your carrier charges hefty fees, but some phones already have this feature.
It can become quite costly to stay on top of technology and cell phones are perhaps the epitome of this phenomenon.
Treatment and care for a child with an atrial septal defect can be costly, and some health insurance plans may not cover all expenses associated with a child's hospitalization or surgery.
Treatment and care for a child with congenital cardiovascular defects can be costly, and some health insurance plans may not cover all the expenses associated with a child's hospitalization or surgery.
Treatment and care for a child with cancer can be costly, and some health insurance plans may not cover all expenses associated with a child's hospitalization or treatment.
Such procedures as bone marrow or cord blood transplantation are also costly.
Addiction is one of the most costly public health problems in the United States.
While they are more costly than basic brands, the benefits can be well worth the higher price for luscious locks.
Hair color is a costly service that may limit your choices considerably.
While you're factoring your maintenance costs, don't dare treat your hair with over-the -counter hair products, especially if you're investing in a costly salon service.
Home laser hair treatments are less costly than going to a doctor's office, however, those opting for at-home treatments should be aware that the lasers used in home hair removal systems are not as powerful as lasers used by professionals.
Laser hair removal may be more costly, but it is also more permanent.
While some hair pieces can be rather costly, most are an affordable way to add flair to your hair style for prom night.
Good weaves can be costly and involve a strategic care protocol.
You want to find a model in your price range, but remember that the less expensive straightening tools will not necessary offer the anti-damage technologies of more costly models.
Hair coloring can be an affordable or costly grooming service depending on what you use or what salon you go to have it applied.
Bear in mind once you go darker than desired, you can never lighten up without a professional and costly salon visit.
As with all color services, highlights can become a burdensome and costly endeavor if you're not prepared for the repeat salon visits required to maintain your blonde locks.
No costly color correction with your stylist if you realize bleach blonde isn't exactly for you.
If you require your bridal party to sport intricate updos, it's appropriate for the bride to foot the bill since elaborate styles can be costly.
There's no doubt a professional brow waxing creates a clean arch, but with appointments needed every four weeks to maintain shape, professional waxing can be costly and time consuming.
This solution can be pretty costly, so consider how many hours of tutoring you can afford and whether you can continue to teach the material on your own should the tutor become unable.
While some groups are free for members, others may be costly and include fundraising and volunteering as part of their membership requirements.
Homeschooling is expensive, and families on restrictive budgets may not be able to handle the added expense of costly homeschool textbooks and other materials.