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She was trying to extort a promise that she should appear in its pages, which, as we all remember, she did.

I have since thought we were ironed merely to extort this arrangement from us.

What would she do with a secret she had taken such hazards to extort?

This woman is some impudent impostor, who wants to extort money out of me.

Then, after a time, when wanting to extort again, he went on to another place.

They would remain behind to extort it whilst fitting their ships for sea.

He had calculated to extort a price for his information only.

Well, but if it all comes to nothing,—if it be only a plant to extort money?

Neither man nor boy could extort from him the secret he so persistently retained.

It was surmised that I had met a gipsy, who probably hoped to extort money from me.

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