Synonyms of extortion


1. extortion, overcharge

usage: an exorbitant charge

2. extortion, exaction

usage: unjust exaction (as by the misuse of authority); "the extortion by dishonest officials of fees for performing their sworn duty"

3. extortion, felony

usage: the felonious act of extorting money (as by threats of violence)

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