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holding ransom

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Synonyms for holding ransom

verb intimidating for money
  • badger
  • coerce
  • extort
  • bleed
  • compel
  • demand
  • exact
  • force
  • milk
  • ransom
  • shake
  • squeeze
  • threaten
  • hold to ransom
  • put the shake on
  • shake down

Antonyms for holding ransom

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