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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A criminal who demands money from someone by threatening to share embarrassing secrets about them.

Usage examples (34)
  • Being an extortionist is the only thing she is good at.
  • In fact, his extortionist is the one who should be ashamed of himself.
  • The scene where Donovan was captured and forced to admit he was the extortionist was a bit rushed - don't you think?
  • Bottom line, you should never pay the extortionist? for more
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