Synonyms for extortion

Synonyms for (noun) extortion

Synonyms: extortion

Definition: the felonious act of extorting money (as by threats of violence)

Similar words: felony

Definition: a serious crime (such as murder or arson)

Synonyms: extortion

Definition: unjust exaction (as by the misuse of authority)

Usage: the extortion by dishonest officials of fees for performing their sworn duty

Similar words: exaction

Definition: act of demanding or levying by force or authority

Usage: exaction of tribute; exaction of various dues and fees

Synonyms: extortion

Definition: an exorbitant charge

Similar words: overcharge

Definition: a price that is too high

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