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1. extortion

noun. ['ɛkˈstɔrʃən'] the felonious act of extorting money (as by threats of violence).

Synonyms

  • blackmail
  • protection
  • tribute
  • felony

Antonyms

  • insecurity
  • disapproval
  • nonpayment
  • undercharge

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Rhymes with Extortion

  • antiabortion
  • proportion
  • distortion
  • contortion
  • apportion
  • abortion
  • torsion
  • portion
  • forshan

Sentences with extortion


1. Noun, singular or mass
You can only sue for civil extortion if you actually paid the money or gave over the property demanded.

2. extortion

noun. ['ɛkˈstɔrʃən'] unjust exaction (as by the misuse of authority).

3. extortion

noun. ['ɛkˈstɔrʃən'] an exorbitant charge.

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