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ransom

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  • nounblackmail money paid for return of possession or person
  • verbpay blackmail money for return of possession or person
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Synonyms for ransom

noun blackmail money paid for return of possession or person
  • bribe
  • compensation
  • deliverance
  • expiation
  • payment
  • payoff
  • price
  • redemption
  • release
  • rescue
  • liberation money

More words related to ransom

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
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