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What is another word for extortion?

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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.”
Noun
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.”
Noun
Violent or forcible action used to coerce someone into doing something against their will
Noun
An illegal or dishonest scheme
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Noun
An offer one can't refuse
Noun
Dishonest or fraudulent conduct by those in power, typically involving bribery
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A bribe to maintain secrecy (to prevent bad publicity or to prevent the discovery of a crime)
Noun
The practice of lending money
Noun
Aggressive greed
Noun
That which enforces, constraints, gives force, authority, or effect to
Noun
The act of demanding with authority, and compelling to pay or yield
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The action or crime of stealing
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The action or fact of profiteering off someone for personal gain
Verb
Charge too much
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