Sentence Examples


  • It was exorbitant and vexatious.
  • A terrible struggle arose between these obviously exorbitant demands and the resistance which they provoked.
  • The corn-growers and the revenue collectors were ruined by exorbitant imposts or by the iniquitous cancelling of contracts; temples and private houses were robbed of their works of art; and the rights of Roman citizens were disregarded.
  • The poor squatted where they could, receiving starvation wages, and paying exorbitant rents for their cabins, partly with their own labour.
  • To such the State renders comparatively small service, and a slight tax is wont to appear exorbitant, particularly if they are obliged to earn it by special labor with their hands.