Verb(1) obtain through intimidation(2) obtain by coercion or intimidation(3) get or cause to become in a difficult or laborious manner
(1) Their threats extort facilities and subsidies from the regimes that increase their strength and influence.(2) At checkpoints throughout the province, the security forces openly extort bribes.(3) The police often use torture or the threat of torture to extort money.(4) This would bring an end to his many attempts to extort money from organisations on the flimsiest of pretexts.(5) The two were eventually netted by the FBI, but the attempt to extort money from her was hard on her and her children.(6) he was convicted of trying to extort $1 million from a developer(7) There are many registered cases of police using the threat of arrest to extort a lot of money from the husband's family.(8) This morning the proprietors instructed a senior Bulawayo lawyer to respond to the police's attempt to extort money in this way.(9) All the unions did was form cartels and use the threat of violence to keep competitors at bay and extort some wealth from the capitalists.(10) The administration proceeded to extort large sums of money, ostensibly to repay this cost, and the states ended up following suit.(11) he attempted to extort money from the company(12) Federal forces routinely extort money from detainees' relatives as a condition for release.(13) Sometimes we are talking about criminals when they are extorting money out of children on the way home with threats and violence and that should be dealt with as a criminal act.(14) For most, imprisonment at home would equate to unspeakable living conditions, physical torture, and false confessions extorted by threats.(15) You could even stop extorting millions of dollars out of municipalities or forcing them to build new stadiums.(16) The threat that ├ö├ç├┐THEY will destroy you├ö├ç├û is extortive , and we have seen this in the careers of US Congresspersons who opposed or criticized THEM.
(1) extort :: baad
1. force ::
2. squeeze ::
3. wring from ::
Different Formsextort, extorted, extorting, extortion, extorts
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