how to pronounce extort

ɛkstɔːɹt

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“… also tried to extort bitcoin funds from him during the by saying that they …”

meanings of extort

verb:

  1. To twist outwards.
  2. To take or seize off an unwilling person by physical force, menace, duress, torture, or any undue or illegal exercise of power or ingenuity.
  3. To obtain by means of the offense of extortion.

adjective:

  1. Wrongfully obtained.