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Definitions of usurer in various dictionaries:
noun - someone who lends money at excessive rates of interest
One who lends money at interest, especially at an exorbitant or unlawfully high rate.
noun - the lending of money at an exorbitant interest rate
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|Possible Crossword Clues|
|One making a big return|
|Person of great interest?|
|One with great interest?|
|One who takes too much interest in his work?|
Usury () is, as defined today, the practice of making unethical or immoral monetary loans that unfairly enrich the lender. Originally, usury meant interest of any kind. A loan may be considered usurious because of excessive or abusive interest rates or other factors. Historically, in some Christian societies, and in many Islamic societies even today, charging any interest at all would be considered usury. Someone who practices usury can be called a usurer, but a more common term in contemporary English is loan shark.|
* The term may be used in a moral sensecondemning, taking advantage of others' misfortunesor in a legal sense where interest rates may be regulated by law. Historically, some cultures (e.g., Christianity in much of Medieval Europe, and Islam in many parts of the world today) have regarded charging any interest for loans as sinful.
* Some of the earliest known condemnations of usury come from the Vedic texts of India. Similar condemnations are found in religious texts from Bud