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Synonyms for costly
ˈkɔst li, ˈkɒst-cost·ly

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Wiktionary4.4 / 5 votes

  1. costlyadjective


  2. costlyadjective


Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms4.0 / 1 vote

  1. costly

    valuable, expensive, high-priced, rich, precious, sumptuous

    valueless, cheap, low-priced, mean, worthless, beggarly, paltry

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. dearly-won, costlyadjective

    entailing great loss or sacrifice

    "a dearly-won victory"

    pricy, dear(p), high-priced, dearly-won, pricey

    cheap, inexpensive

  2. costly, dear(p), high-priced, pricey, pricyadjective

    having a high price

    "costly jewelry"; "high-priced merchandise"; "much too dear for my pocketbook"; "a pricey restaurant"

    cheap, inexpensive

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. costlyadjective

    expensive, dear, high-priced, of great price

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words3.6 / 5 votes

  1. costlyadjective

    expensive, dear, high-priced, sumptuous, rich

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  1. Nadine Smith:

    Clerks who refuse to issue marriage licenses are violating the constitutional rights of Floridians, they will face costly litigation and the enduring shame of history.

  2. H.L. Mencken:

    Never let your inferiors do you a favor - it will be extremely costly.

  3. Ernest Hemingway:

    There are some things which cannot be learned quickly, and time, which is all we have, must be paid heavily for their acquiring. They are the very simplest things and because it takes a man's life to know them the little new that each man gets from life is very costly in the only heritage he has to leave.

  4. Libby Schaaf:

    Occupy was a very costly experience for Oakland and I am very committed to ensuring we never face this level of liability again.

  5. Julius K. Nyerere:

    Violence is unnecessary and costly. Peace is the only way.

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