- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of extort.
“Maracci (Alcoran, tom.i. part ii.p. 14, tom.ii.p. 823) ascribes the miracle to the devil, and extorts from the Mahometans the confession, that God would not have defended against the Christians the idols of the”
“Last year, several businesses filed lawsuits against Yelp, claiming that the company extorts businesses into advertising by lowering their ratings on the site if they don't advertise.”
“Boardwalk holds up in episode 2, taking us to Chicago (great work from Stephen Graham as the young, volatile Al Capone) and New York (with Michael Stuhlbarg's quietly sinister Arnold Rothstein) and back again to Atlantic City, where Nucky extorts hotheaded Jimmy for $3000 in payback for the whiskey heist — meaning the boy has to take back the necklace he gave his showgirl mom Gretchen Mol.”
“The millions Cheney extorts from his "book" should go to all the families who lost loved-ones in his neo-con, death-cult, Republican war in Iraq.”
“When the state itself extorts, newspapers and reporters avoid plain talk.”
“LAGOS, Nigeria — Nigeria's federal police force kills with impunity, extorts those it's charged to protect and rapes arrested prostitutes as a "fringe benefit" of the job, a report by a civil liberties group alleges.”
“The way her lips curl as she tries to keep a motherly smile on her face as she extorts, blackmails and manipulates the walls that are crumbling around her is a sight to behold.”
“Every dollar the government extorts from them by force and lets be honest that is exactly what taxation is and will always be is a dollar less they spend on their families.”
“No Uncle Sam just extorts squares by force not choice.”
“That money needs to be going into our PAC for our rights not paying craigslist so they can turn over our information to investigate us for crime and extorts money from us.”
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