Expensiveness


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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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As just mentioned, automatically adding service charges presents customers with separate prices for the food and service components of the dining experience, so it should not increase perceptions of restaurant expensiveness in the same way or to the same extent that service-inclusive menu pricing does.
The resolution says nothing about expensiveness of vehicles, it says only about engine volume.
But more recently, the proposition was extended to say "excellence = exclusivity = expensiveness.
A government employ residing in a government quarter, on condition of not to be named, said that for increasing income the quarters were given on rent, as it was very expensiveness everywhere.
On the contrary, growth of expenses can frighten investors, which together with general market background, quotes' acceleration before the release of financial statements and relative expensiveness of the bank can logically stimulate profit taking.
This widely diffused belief, and the expensiveness of cream when ordered from a confectioner's, have relegated the most palatable of dainties to the realm of rarely-to-be-attained desires.
This phenomenon causes trade deficit in the short-run since the import bill increases by expensiveness of foreign currency.
I wonder how many simpletons like me became aware of the expensiveness and ugliness of inefficiency and were put off as we drove past each day and saw that the blades were not turning?