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synonyms for extorts

  • 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
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antonyms for extorts

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  • forfeit
  • give
  • let go
  • loosen
  • lose
  • offer
  • surrender
  • unfasten
  • yield
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How to use extorts in a sentence

The horse gave a violent leap, and tore off with that shrill cry which sharp pain occasionally extorts from his kind.
COLUMBAPROSPER MERIMEE
Your hint, that I must correct some things that are amiss, extorts from me an involuntary sigh.
THE DIPLOMATIC CORRESPONDENCE OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION, VOL. IV (OF 12)VARIOUS
It is not fear that extorts the promise never to war against us—it would be his gratitude for sparing his life.
WILD WESTERN SCENESJOHN BEAUCHAMP JONES
The scene in which the Countess extorts from Helen the confession of her love, must, as an illustration, be given here.
CHARACTERISTICS OF WOMENANNA JAMESON
But fear now extorts a larger tribute of obedience than that which was formerly paid by reverence and by love.
AMERICAN INSTITUTIONS AND THEIR INFLUENCEALEXIS DE TOCQUEVILLE ET AL.
When such a spirit breaks forth into complaint, we are aware how great must be the suffering that extorts the murmur.
AN ENGLISH GRAMMARW. M. BASKERVILL AND J. W. SEWELL
No: you know, and must know, that he who extorts from three provinces will extort from twenty, if there are twenty.
THE WORKS OF THE RIGHT HONOURABLE EDMUND BURKE, VOL. X. (OF 12)EDMUND BURKE
The banian extorts, robs, plunders, and then gives him just what proportion of the spoil he pleases.
THE WORKS OF THE RIGHT HONOURABLE EDMUND BURKE, VOL. IX. (OF 12)EDMUND BURKE
Shakespeare gives to Richard therefore a power which excites astonishment, and a courage which extorts admiration.
SHAKESPEAREAN TRAGEDYA. C. BRADLEY
On the high road to success and in the height of his power, Wolsey extorts an admiration which is still somewhat reluctant.
TEN TUDOR STATESMENARTHUR D. INNES
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