Definition of Extortions

1. Noun. (plural of extortion) ¹



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Definition of Extortions

1. extortion [n] - See also: extortion

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Extortions

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

Literary usage of Extortions

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1. The Origin and Growth of the English Constitution: An Historical Treatise by Hannis Taylor (1898)
"1 In this outcry against "extortions and new impositions" can no doubt be found the motive for the ..."

2. The History of England by David Hume, Tobias George Smollett (1825)
"Reasons for and against toleration—Persecutions—A parliament— The queen's extortions—The emperor resigns his crown—Execution of Cranmer—War with ..."

3. The Russian Jews: Exterminaton Or Emancipation? by Léo Abram Errera (1894)
"Vexatious Ordinances.—Accusation of " Want of Respect."— Arbitrary Imprisonment.—Handcuffs.—Cruelties towards Pregnant Women.—extortions of the Police. ..."

4. Travels in Various Countries of Europe, Asia and Africa by Edward Daniel Clarke (1817)
"... Medals in circulation—Custom of the Arabs in passing a Bridge—Appearance of Women in the Streets— Enormities practised ly the Turks—extortions—Discovery ..."

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