present participle of extort
as in coercing
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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“Extorting.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/extorting. Accessed 27 Mar. 2023.

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