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- n. someone who extorts; an extortionist
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who practices extortion; an extortionist.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who practises extortion; specifically, one who obtains excessive prices, rent, interest, etc., by means of monopoly or some other advantage.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a criminal who extorts money from someone by threatening to expose embarrassing information about them
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That they should not long need their kindness, or be troublesome to them: For the extortioner is almost at an end already, and the spoiler ceases.
4 Let mine outcasts dwell with thee, Moab; be thou a covert to them from the face of the spoiler: for the extortioner is at an end, the spoiler ceaseth, the oppressors are consumed out of the land.
But the cure hoping to recall the extortioner to something like
But the cure hoping to recall the extortioner to something like a sense of shame, exclaimed:
Let the extortioner catch all that he hath and let the strangers spoil his labor.
Why doesn't Harry Reid tell this extortioner to vote for the bill or lose his Chairmanship.
And in demanding massive escrow accounts to be distributed by political appointees through extra-legal processes, the president has assumed the role of extortioner-in-chief.
But also because Helg Sgarbi – if leaks from the interrogation of his partner are to be believed – was much more than just a staggeringly effective extortioner.
But now I have written to you not to keep company with anyone named a brother, who is sexually immoral, or covetous, or an idolater, or a reviler, or a drunkard, or an extortioner—not even to eat with such a person.
Thus, the paying off must be for something else, unique to that extortioner.