Extort

глагол 1) вымогать (деньги) Например: The criminals extorted money from the shopkeepers by threatening them with violence. — Грабители отбирали деньги у хозяев магазинов, угрожая им насилием. Синоним(ы): rob 2) выпытывать (тайну и т. п.)

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Extort

transitive verb Etymology: Latin extortus, past participle of extorquēre to wrench out, extort, from ex- + torquēre to twist — more at torture to obtain from a person by force, intimidation, or undue or illegal power ; wring; also to gain especially by ingenuity or compelling argument Synonyms: see educeextorter nounextortive adjective

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