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(verb, adj.)


There are 4 meanings of the word Extort.

Extort - as a verb

Obtain through intimidation

Hypernyms (Closely Related)
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Obtain by coercion or intimidation

Example: "They extorted money from the executive by threatening to reveal his past to the company boss"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
Hypernyms (Closely Related)
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Get or cause to become in a difficult or laborious manner

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
wring from
Hypernyms (Closely Related)
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Extort - as an adjective

Wrongfully obtained.

Example Sentences

"The kidnapper tried to extort money from the victim's family."
"The corrupt official used his position to extort bribes from businessmen."
"The gang members threatened to extort protection money from local shop owners."
"The blackmailer attempted to extort compromising photographs from the celebrity."
"He was arrested for trying to extort confidential information from his former employer."
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Word Game Points

Is EXTORT a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, extort is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

EXTORT has a SCRABBLE points total of 13.

Is EXTORT a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, extort is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
EXTORT has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 13.

Is EXTORT a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, extort is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
EXTORT has a WORDFEUD points total of 9.

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