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Overview of verb extort

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1. extort -- (obtain through intimidation)

2. extort, squeeze, rack, gouge, wring -- (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 -- (get or cause to become in a difficult or laborious manner)

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