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Falwell claims Liberty damaged his reputation, alleging the university accepted without verifying what he called false statements made by a man who had an affair with Falwell’s wife and attempted to extort the couple, according to the complaint.
In discussions monitored by the FBI, the hackers said they had hoped to extort $4 million from Tesla via the plot.
He will certainly never importune you, nor poorly attempt to extort from your pity what he could not win from your love.
SELF-CONTROLMARY BRUNTON
But you see it is in vain to attempt to extort anything from him.
GUY FAWKESWILLIAM HARRISON AINSWORTH
How often, my hearers, do you 'spect me to stop my dressing to extort you!
DONALD AND DOROTHYMARY MAPES DODGE
One day some commissioners called at her cell, hoping to extort from her the secret of her husband's retreat.
All I could extort was a promise to keep Coralli, if some other player happened to retire.
Can he extort one noble thought from his weak and indigent brain?
LOVE AND INTRIGUEFRIEDRICH SCHILLER
But then there ought to be some medium, some limitation to their wages, or they may extort more than can well be afforded.
AUGUSTA TRIUMPHANSDANIEL DEFOE
Further, all attempts to extort from spirits or from inanimate things a glimpse into the future was likewise forbidden them.

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