Word: extortion

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Synonyms: extortion

waste time, dally, dawdle, loiter, linger, take one's time, delay, temporize, stall, procrastinate, pussyfoot around, drag one's feet, dither, hesitate, falter, vacillate, waver, hem and haw, shilly-shally, lollygag, let the grass grow under one's feet, tarry, dillydally, shillyshally, drag one's heels

Translations: extortion

german
erpressung


french
exaction, chantage, extorsion

dutch
afpersing, knevelarij

russian
вымогатель, ростовщик, вымогание, вымогательство, лихоимец

norwegian
utpressing

finnish
kiristäminen, kiskonta, kiristys

czech
vydírání, vymáhání, vyděračství

polish
wydzieranie, wymuszanie, dodatkowy

ukrainian
здирство, вимагання

estonian
väljapressimine

croatian
iznuda, ucjena, iznuđivanje

slovak
vynucovaní

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The meaning and "use of": extortion

noun
  • the practice of obtaining something, especially money, through force or threats.

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