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extortion
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  • I am quite aware that his money is his own, and that my action—As much like an attempt at extortion.
  • I wish to say this quite plainly, because the prince hinted a while ago that I too thought it an attempt at robbery and extortion.

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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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