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extorted

verb
past tense of extort

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to get (as money) by the use of force or threats
  • a school bully who was used to extorting lunch money from weaker kids

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“Extorted.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/extorted. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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