How to use Usurious in a sentence

usurious
  • The acts were directed to restrain the lending of money at usurious rates.

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  • Maybe you could borrow at very high usurious interest rate.

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  • No government could have paid them, as they are the usurious interest for what has already been paid twenty times over.

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  • They held usury up to detestation, and practically made no distinction between interest on equitable moderate terms and what we now term usurious exactions.

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  • In the rest of the country they had not been allowed to reside in the villages, because their habits of keeping vodka-shops and lending money at usurious interest were found to demoralize the peasantry, and even in the towns their numbers and occupations had been restricted by the authorities.

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  • In the later middle ages, especially in Germany, it acquired the sense of usurious or oppressive dealing with money and capital.

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