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Present participle for 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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Present participle for to draw out or bring out
“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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Present participle for to cheat, deceive or defraud someone for personal gain
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Present participle for to demand and enforce the performance or payment of of
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Present participle for to cause to happen by force, especially observance of or compliance with a law, rule, or obligation
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Present participle for attack, terrorize
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Present participle for to cause (something unpleasant or painful) to be suffered by someone or something
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Present participle for exploit or defraud by taking small amounts of money over a period of time
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Present participle for to issue, establish or apply as a charge, fine or penalty
Adjective
Greedy, or eager for wealth
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Noun
That which enforces, constraints, gives force, authority, or effect to
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