Thesaurus > Related Words: extort

  Words related to extort

Related / Similar Words: wring from, squeeze, rack, gouge, wring

 

Definition:
  • get or cause to become in a difficult or laborious manner;
  • 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";
  • obtain through intimidation;

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    Hyponyms: pry, prise, bleed, blackmail

     

    Derivational Morphology: swindler, chiseller, chiseler, gouger, scammer, grifter, sharper, sharpie, sharpy, power play, squeeze play, squeeze, extortion

     

     
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