Extortionate vs Extortionately - What's the difference?

extortionate | extortionately |


As an adjective extortionate

is of, related to or typifying extortion.

As an adverb extortionately is

in an extortionate manner; in a manner that greatly exceeds what is reasonable or moderate.

extortionate

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • of, related to or typifying extortion
  • greatly exceeding what is reasonable or moderate; exorbitant
  • extortionately

    English

    Adverb

    (en adverb)
  • In an extortionate manner; in a manner that greatly exceeds what is reasonable or moderate.