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Noun
The practice of obtaining something, especially money, through force or threats
“They cheated their own people and used extortion against them in doing the overlords' dirty work.”
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The act or process of charging excessively
“About 35 percent of the cost of this house is in fees, exactions, conditions, licenses, and just plain extortion of the developer.”
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An illegal or dishonest scheme
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The act of making an unreasonable profit not justified by the corresponding assumption of risk, or by doing so unethically
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The practice of lending money
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An offer one can't refuse
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A statement of an intention to harm someone or something
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Unashamed swindling or overcharging
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A bribe to maintain secrecy (to prevent bad publicity or to prevent the discovery of a crime)
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Aggressive greed
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That which enforces, constraints, gives force, authority, or effect to
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The act of demanding with authority, and compelling to pay or yield
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Wrongful or criminal deception intended to result in financial or personal gain
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The action or crime of stealing
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Verb
Charge too much
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