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usurious

u·su·ri·ous

usurious

pronunciation:
yu zhu ri s
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: engaged in lending money at excessive or illegal rates of interest.
definition 2: constituting usury, as an interest rate.
derivations: usuriously (adv.), usuriousness (n.)