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extortion
used in War and Peace

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Definition
obtaining something by threat

or:

charging unfair prices of someone who has little choice
  • Having finished his inquiries and extorted from Daniel an opinion that the hounds were fit (Daniel himself wished to go hunting), Nicholas ordered the horses to be saddled.
    Book Seven — 1810-11 (14% in)

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