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extortioner

noun

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  1. a person who gets money from another by using force or threats extortioners threatened to beat up the shop owner if he didn't pay the bribe Synonyms blackmailer, racketeer, extortionistRelated Words blackhander, button man, gangster, hoodlum, mafioso, mobster; bully, ruffian, thug; cheat, cheater, chiseler (or chiseller), cozener, defrauder, dodger, double-dealer, gouger, gyp, hustler, profiteer, shark, sharper, sharpie (or sharpy), swindler


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