eye-watering

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eye-watering

adj
painful or extremely unpleasant: eye-watering electricity bills.
ˈeye-ˌwateringly adv
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Perhaps this is not always the case, but it is a reasonable rule of thumb, and it sprung to mind yesterday after the government announced a quick review of the exciting yet eye-wateringly expensive High Speed 2 project.
Nursery fees are still eye-wateringly expensive and accessing help from the Government is complex, bureaucratic and things often aren't what they appear.
BEING loyal to an insurance company can come at an eye-wateringly high price.
"I instinctively support reducing taxation, but with the UK's National Debt at eye-wateringly high levels, we must be cautious of promises to cut taxes or promise of big increases in spending.
It says a lot about our economic system when Oliver remains an eye-wateringly wealthy man, while the staff who worked for him, toiling on the brink of unemployment, must turn to a union just to get what they are owed.
I SEE Donald Trump is coming to the UK on a state visit, an idea which is eye-wateringly ill-judged.
As you'd expect from a cast of this quality, the performances are tremendous, fuelled by brutal dialogue, alternately eye-wateringly coarse or sharply witty.
Evelyn is eye-wateringly withering and will add a fresh dollop of northern humour to the show as she turns Tyrone and Fiz's lives upside down."
It is a long car and deceptively wide and I came very close on more than one occasion to kerbing the eye-wateringly expensive alloys.
Unison general secretary Dave Prentis said: "Eye-wateringly high PFI payments are threatening to overwhelm our already cashstrapped public services.