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Present participle for to cheat, deceive or defraud someone for personal gain
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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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Present participle for to remove or take out, especially with effort or force
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(of a police officer or other official) Present participle for to pass the hands over (someone) in a search for hidden weapons, drugs, or other items
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Present participle for to search or rummage through
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Present participle for to obtain money or favors by intimidation, violence, or the misuse of authority
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Present participle for to conduct a test, examination or analysis of
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Present participle for to do something repeatedly so as to become skilled
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