blackmail

[ blak-meyl ]SEE DEFINITION OF blackmail

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BLACKMAIL

She had been convicted of blackmail, and she made no pretense even of innocence.

If it's blackmail, Mr. Irwin, why don't you consult the police?

Ida has gone to warn her now in case she tries to blackmail you.

But there's no blackmail when you only take what belongs to you.

But it shouldn't be blackmail, if silence is the price of getting what really belongs to you.

There is no blackmail about this, even if you choose to call it so.

Has Guy Morrow returned yet from that blackmail case in Denver?

Yet you come here to blackmail me—yes, that's the word I used, and the one I mean.

Such instances of blackmail are much more frequent than are supposed.

"Ethics of blackmail," commented Mr. Travers with unexpected sarcasm.

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