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extort

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  • verbcheat; blackmail
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Synonyms for extort

verb cheat; blackmail
  • coerce
  • elicit
  • exact
  • extract
  • wrest
  • wring
  • bleed
  • bully
  • clip
  • demand
  • educe
  • evince
  • fleece
  • force
  • get
  • gouge
  • ice
  • milk
  • obtain
  • pinch
  • secure
  • skin
  • soak
  • squeeze
  • stick
  • sting
  • wrench
  • hold up
  • make pay through nose
  • pull one's leg
  • put screws to
  • put the arm on
  • shake down

Antonyms for extort

  • forfeit
  • give
  • let go
  • loosen
  • lose
  • offer
  • surrender
  • unfasten
  • yield
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to extort

blackmail

verb. intimidating for money
  • badger
  • bleed
  • coerce
  • compel
  • demand
  • exact
  • extort
  • force
  • hold to ransom
  • milk
  • put the shake on
  • ransom
  • shake
  • shake down
  • squeeze
  • threaten
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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