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ex·tor·tion·ate

 (ĭk-stôr′shə-nĭt)
adj.
1. Characterized by extortion.
2. Exorbitant; immoderate: extortionate interest rates.

ex·tor′tion·ate·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.extortionately - to an exorbitant degreeextortionately - to an exorbitant degree; "prices are exorbitantly high in the capital"
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No doubt many retailers large and small will use the Brexit excuse to raise prices on products extortionately - just like they did when the punt changed to euro.
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