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extortion
used in Hamlet, Prince of Denmark

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Definition
obtaining something by threat

or:

charging unfair prices of someone who has little choice
  • Or if thou hast uphoarded in thy life Extorted treasure in the womb of earth, For which, they say, you spirits oft walk in death, [The cock crows.
    1.1 — Act 1 Scene 1 — Elsinore (78% in)

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