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- v. t. - To wrest from an unwilling person by physical force,
menace, duress, torture, or any undue or illegal exercise of power or
ingenuity; to wrench away (from); to tear away; to wring (from); to
exact; as, to extort contributions from the vanquished; to extort
confessions of guilt; to extort a promise; to extort payment of a debt.
- v. t. - To get by the offense of extortion. See Extortion, 2.
- v. i. - To practice extortion.
- p. p. & a. - Extorted.
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