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1. extort

verb. ['ɛkˈstɔrt'] obtain by coercion or intimidation.

Synonyms

  • rack
  • soak
  • squeeze
  • gazump
  • hook
  • fleece
  • plume
  • rob
  • wring
  • bleed
  • gouge
  • surcharge
  • overcharge

Antonyms

  • cool
  • refrain
  • decompress
  • decompression

Etymology

  • extortus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Extort

  • underreport
  • transport
  • misreport
  • teleport
  • vanwart
  • vancourt
  • valcourt
  • rancourt
  • precourt
  • jeancourt
  • distort
  • contort
  • consort
  • comport
  • support
  • resort
  • report
  • purport
  • mccourt
  • mccort
  • laporte
  • laforte
  • import
  • exhort
  • escort
  • deport
  • cavort
  • athwart
  • zwart
  • thwart

Example sentences of the word extort


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Certain sectors argue that these groups extort both businesses and employees.

2. extort

verb. ['ɛkˈstɔrt'] get or cause to become in a difficult or laborious manner.

Synonyms

  • prise
  • wring from
  • obtain

Antonyms

  • spread
  • fearfulness
  • gutlessness
  • dry

Etymology

  • extortus (Latin)

3. extort

verb. ['ɛkˈstɔrt'] obtain through intimidation.

Synonyms

  • take

Antonyms

  • pull
  • gain

Etymology

  • extortus (Latin)
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