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extortionists

noun
plural of extortionist

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a person who gets money from another by using force or threats
  • tortured by a gang of extortionists into revealing the combination for the money vault

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“Extortionists.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/extortionists. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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