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Noun
Plural for 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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Plural for 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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Plural for violent or forcible action used to coerce someone into doing something against their will
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Plural for an illegal or dishonest scheme
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Plural for the act of making an unreasonable profit not justified by the corresponding assumption of risk, or by doing so unethically
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Plural for a bribe to maintain secrecy (to prevent bad publicity or to prevent the discovery of a crime)
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Plural for the practice of lending money
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Plural for aggressive greed
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Plural for that which enforces, constraints, gives force, authority, or effect to
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Plural for the act of demanding with authority, and compelling to pay or yield
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Plural for wrongful or criminal deception intended to result in financial or personal gain
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