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extortion
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Gone with the Wind
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  • Of course, you can tell Miss Pitty that you gave me a sample of taffeta and green silk and drew a picture of the bonnet and I extorted fifty dollars from you for it.
  • Sometimes he listened with dignified interest to details of her businesses, nodding approval at her sagacity, and at other times he called her somewhat dubious tradings scavenging, highway 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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