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Expensiveness

Lais
charged Demosthenes 10,000 drachmas for night in bed. [Gk. Hist.: Wallechinsky, 328]
100 Philistine foreskins
price David paid to marry Saul’s daughter. [O. T.: I Samuel 18:25–27]
Vincy, Rosamond
Lydgate’s income did not meet her spendthrift habits. [Br. Lit.: Middlemarch, Magill I, 588–591]
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Any difference between the expensiveness of the policyholder's tastes and average expensiveness would be eliminated, either through payouts or through premiums (just as would occur if people held insurance against being any less talented than average).
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It is not clear if any tenants were able to take full advantage of electricity, given the high rental costs and the relative expensiveness of new household equipment such as vacuums and irons.
Over the expensiveness of purple clothes, the King of Ch'i worried.
It tells the investor the price ranges of the stock and gives him an idea of the current stock's expensiveness relative to the past year.
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The cities are ranked on their relative expensiveness, based on a survey which compares more than 400 individual prices across 160 products and services.
He said state finances were not inexhaustible and that the state also had expenditure, and while the country was facing the phenomenon of profiteering and expensiveness, as many measures as the government took would be inadequate and insufficient due to the free market economy.
The reasons ranged from the expensiveness of living in Jerusalem to the relative lack of interest in Oppen's work among Israeli writers.
and tried to capture popular favor by choregiai and gymnasiarchies and other such lavish outlays, capping all his predecessors and contemporaries for expensiveness and appeal to charis.