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shakes down

verb
present tense third-person singular of shake down

Synonyms of shakes down

to rob by the use of trickery or threats
  • the rumor is that he started his career shaking people down as an enforcer for the mob

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“Shakes down.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/shakes%20down. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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