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extortion

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  • nounblackmail; cheating
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Synonyms for extortion

noun blackmail; cheating
  • coercion
  • fraud
  • shakedown
  • theft
  • arm
  • badger
  • bite
  • compulsion
  • demand
  • exaction
  • force
  • oppression
  • payoff
  • payola
  • pressure
  • protection
  • racket
  • rapacity
  • shake
  • squeeze
  • stealing
  • swindle

Antonyms for extortion

  • peace
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to extortion

blackmail

noun. intimidation for money; money to quiet informer
  • bribe
  • bribery
  • exaction
  • extortion
  • hush money
  • milking
  • payoff
  • protection
  • ransom
  • slush fund
  • tribute

corruption

noun. dishonesty

exaction

noun. demand

force

noun. physical energy, power

forces

noun. physical energy, power

fraud

noun. trickery, deception
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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