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extortion
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A Midsummer Night's Dream
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  • None of noble sort Would so offend a virgin, and extort A poor soul’s patience, all to make you sport.

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  • Dishonest officials undermine faith in government through extortion of fees for performing their sworn duty.
  • She received an extortion note threatening to harm her children if she did not hand over $100,000.

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