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To obtain money or favours by intimidation, violence, or the misuse of authority
“This morning the proprietors instructed a senior Bulawayo lawyer to respond to the police's attempt to extort money in this way.”
To take or seize off an unwilling person by physical force, menace, duress, torture, or any undue or illegal exercise of power or ingenuity
To evoke or draw out (a reaction, answer, or fact) from someone
To demand and enforce the performance or payment of of
To cause to happen by force, especially observance of or compliance with a law, rule, or obligation
Attack, terrorize
To cause (something unpleasant or painful) to be suffered by someone or something
Exploit or defraud by taking small amounts of money over a period of time
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To establish or apply as a charge or penalty
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