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Definitions of extortion:
  • noun:   the felonious act of extorting money (as by threats of violence)
  • noun:   unjust exaction (as by the misuse of authority)
    Example: "The extortion by dishonest officials of fees for performing their sworn duty"
  • noun:   an exorbitant charge

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