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To rob by the use of trickery or threats
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“The government's hopes for its markets will never be realized if the bourses remain a place to shake down investors.”
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(of a police officer or other official) To pass the hands over (someone) in a search for hidden weapons, drugs, or other items
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Search unsystematically and untidily through something
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To search through with the intent of committing robbery
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To evoke or draw out (a reaction, answer, or fact) from someone
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(experiment with or on) To perform an experimental procedure, especially for scientific purposes
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Engage in research; conduct an investigation
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To do repeatedly so as to become skilled
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