Definition of Extortionary

1. a. Extortionate.



Definition of Extortionary

1. Adjective. of, relating to, or typical of extortion ¹

2. Adjective. extortionate ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Extortionary

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Extortionary

extolling
extollingly
extolls
extolment
extolments
extols
extorsion
extorsions
extorsive
extort
extorted
extorter
extorters
extorting
extortion
extortionary (current term)
extortionate
extortionately
extortioner
extortioners
extortionist
extortionists
extortions
extortious
extortive
extortor
extorts
extra
extra-
extra-Biblical

Literary usage of Extortionary

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1. Travels in Buenos Ayres, and the Adjacent Provinces of the Rio de la Plata by J A B Beaumont (1828)
"... de la China—Illustrations of Judicial and Military Proceedings—Arrivals—Welcome of the Governor—Rejoicings—Loyalty and Rebellion— extortionary Tricks of ..."

2. The Original Plymouth Pulpit: Sermons of Henry Ward Beecher in Plymouth by Henry Ward Beecher (1893)
"Here was this band of apostate Jews here were these renegades, who were making their office odious b; their extortionary conduct; and our Master said to ..."

3. The Bible of the Religion of Science by Henry S. Brown (1882)
"... so as to prevent them from being obliged to pay extortionary prices to heartless speculators. When provisions are once assigned to the care of the ..."

4. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Ernest Alfred Benians, Sir Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1909)
"Frederick William was aware how widespread was this extortionary practice among his officers. Just as Napoleon I organised in France the system of ..."

5. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1910)
"The rule must not be unreasonable, oppressive, or extortionary. Now, what Is there In this rule that contravenes law or public policy? ..."

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