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extort

verb

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  1. to get (as money) by the use of force or threats a school bully who was used to extorting lunch money from weaker kids Synonyms exact, wrest, wring Related Words bleed, fleece, gouge, milk, skin, squeeze; cheat, gyp, racketeer, swindle; coerce, compel, force


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