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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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usureru‧sur‧er /ˈjuːʒərə $ -ər/ noun [countable]  formal old-fashionedBOBFL someone who lends money to people and makes them pay interest1(4)
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usurerHis immorality can be seen from the simple fact that he is a usurer.Springall was also a moneylender, a usurer.Any peasant short of ready money now had to resort to a usurer.Each began to gather troops and to borrow money from usurers.Everyone, however, sympathized with junior officials; and everyone constantly wished a violent death on usurers and moneylenders.
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