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Moneylender   Listen
moneylender  n.  Someone who lends money at excessive rates of interest.
Synonyms: usurer, loan shark, shark, money-lender.

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"Moneylender" Quotes from Famous Books

... if you will, a little lady on the wall, with a face decidedly sensual—a long, straight nose, thick lips, an expression rather determined than agreeable. Her mother looks as Semitic as a Jew moneylender in Brick Lane, London. Her husband, Thothmes II., has a weak and poor-spirited countenance—decidedly an accomplished performer on the second violin. The mother wears on her head a snake, no doubt a cobra-di-capello, the symbol of her sovereignty. Thothmes is clad in a ...
— The Spell of Egypt • Robert Hichens

Words linked to "Moneylender" :   usurer, loaner, shark

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