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To obtain money or favors by intimidation, violence, or the misuse of authority
“I did not know that the governor and his cronies were attempting to use the process to extort money and favors in a brazen pay-to-play scheme.”
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To draw out or bring out
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“The supplicant strives to extort a response from the sacred powers by the extravagance and extremity of his suffering, by calling and crying upon them, or standing mute in an anguish of desire.”
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To cheat, deceive or defraud someone for personal gain
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To demand and enforce the performance or payment of of
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To cause to happen by force, especially observance of or compliance with a law, rule, or obligation
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To remove or take out, especially with effort or force
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Attack, terrorize
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To cause (something unpleasant or painful) to be suffered by someone or something
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Exploit or defraud by taking small amounts of money over a period of time
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To issue, establish or apply as a charge, fine or penalty
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