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Noun: usury  yoo-zhu-ree
  1. An exorbitant or unlawful rate of interest
    - vigorish [US, informal], vig [US, informal]
  2. The act of lending money at an exorbitant rate of interest
    - gombeen [Ireland]

Derived forms: usuries

Type of: interest rate, lending, loaning, rate of interest

Encyclopedia: Usury