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Synonyms of extort

Verb


1. extort, take

usage: obtain through intimidation

2. extort, squeeze, rack, gouge, wring, overcharge, soak, surcharge, gazump, fleece, plume, pluck, rob, hook

usage: obtain by coercion or intimidation; "They extorted money from the executive by threatening to reveal his past to the company boss"; "They squeezed money from the owner of the business by threatening him"

3. extort, wring from, obtain

usage: get or cause to become in a difficult or laborious manner

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