Definition of Extortioners

1. Noun. (plural of extortioner) ¹



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Definition of Extortioners

1. extortioner [n] - See also: extortioner

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Extortioners

extolments
extols
extorsion
extorsions
extorsive
extort
extorted
extorter
extorters
extorting
extortion
extortionary
extortionate
extortionately
extortioner
extortioners (current term)
extortionist
extortionists
extortions
extortious
extortive
extortor
extorts
extra
extra-
extra-Biblical
extra-abdominal desmoid
extra-amniotic
extra-articular

Literary usage of Extortioners

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1. History of the United States from the Compromise of 1850 by James Ford Rhodes (1904)
"... of the war and acknowledged the necessity of the issue of Treasury notes the blame for this state of things was laid upon speculators and extortioners. ..."

2. The Reign of Grace, from Its Rise to Its Consummation by Abraham Booth (1793)
"... and, it is highly probable, was not the leaft among the extortioners. Among his neighbours, his employment was ..."

3. Notes on the Gospels, critical and explanatory by Melancthon Williams Jacobus (1863)
"Either-'stood thank thee that I am not 6 as other men are, extortioners, unjust, ... 4Ï extortioners. These violated the eighth commandment, taking from men ..."

4. American State Trials: A Collection of the Important and Interesting by John Davison Lawson, Robert Lorenzo Howard (1921)
"... say upon his corporal oath that he was, during that probation, too much pampered or indulged, I will consider whether these men may not be extortioners. ..."

5. England in the Reign of King Henry the Eighth ...: A Dialogue Between by Thomas Starkey, William Forrest (1878)
"... as extortioners and violent oppressors, through whose covetousness villages decayed and fell down,* and thousands of poor were driven to beg. ..."

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