What is another word for outrageous?

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[ a͡ʊtɹˈe͡ɪd͡ʒəs], [ a‍ʊtɹˈe‍ɪd‍ʒəs], [ aʊ_t_ɹ_ˈeɪ_dʒ_ə_s]

The English language is incredibly versatile, so it's no surprise that there are plenty of synonyms for "outrageous". Some similar words include "shocking", "appalling", and "scandalous". Other words that could be used include "disgraceful", "offensive", "horrendous", or even "atrocious". Depending on the context in which you're using the word, there are a variety of different synonyms you could choose to convey the same general meaning of something being extremely unfair, excessive, or difficult to believe. Whether you're writing a formal essay or just looking to spice up your everyday vocabulary, it's always helpful to have a variety of synonyms at your disposal.

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    Many people, when thinking about salaries, focus on the numerical percentages of pay, without really taking into account what that money could buy. We've compiled a list of some outrageous salaries that will make you sit up and take notice.

    $70 million

    This is the "mega-salary" named after former Microsoft CEO, Bill Gates. Granted, this salary is mostly in stock options, so it may not be as lucrative as it first seems.

    $52 million

    According to Forbes, this is the salary of the world's highest paid CEO, Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook.

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