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exacts

verb , present tense third-person singular of exact

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1 to ask for (something) earnestly or with authority
  • every war inevitably exacts the greatest sacrifice possible from some of the nation's best and brightest
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2 to establish or apply as a charge or penalty
  • vowed to exact a heavy fine from any hockey player engaging in such outrageous behavior on the ice
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3 to get (as money) by the use of force or threats
  • that loan shark can be counted upon to exact repayment of his loan by whatever means necessary
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