Definition of Extortionists

1. Noun. (plural of extortionist) ¹



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Definition of Extortionists

1. extortionist [n] - See also: extortionist

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Extortionists

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

Literary usage of Extortionists

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1. History of the Chicago Police from the Settlement of the Community to the by John Joseph Flinn, John Elbert Wilkie (1887)
"With the approach of the day, however, on which tho plan was at last to be realized, a suspicious change in the tone of the extortionists and their ..."

2. Education by Project Innovation (Organization) (1904)
"... for the bare necessities, together with the oppression of Spanish task masters and extortionists, it is not the most difficult matter to conceive of ..."

3. Harper's New Monthly Magazine by Henry Mills Alden (1900)
"... hard - listed extortionists, thieves — in short, everything that an offended and an outraged opposition could invent or devise in the way of descriptive ..."

4. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1879)
"Gymnasts, and extortionists, or contortionists, ought to bear in mind that they run the chance of being considered a nuisance by insisting on a scene all to ..."

5. The Social Welfare Forum: Official Proceedings [of The] Annual Meeting by American Social Science Association, National Conference on Social Welfare, Conference of Charities (U.S.), National Conference of Social Work (U.S. (1920)
"... reduction of the cost of living by abolition of monopolies, the control of trusts, punishment of extortionists and profiteers, proportionate taxation of ..."

6. Twenty Years of Congress: From Lincoln to Garfield ; with a Review of the by James Gillespie Blaine (1884)
"It would be unjust to deny to him the merit of resisting the canal extortionists and hastening their extinction, but it would be equally untrue not to say ..."

7. History of the United States from the Compromise of 1850 by James Ford Rhodes (1906)
"... and extortionists. Suppose we say that you are trying to contract the currency down to such a point as to allow the banks to practise extortion upon the ..."

8. A Rebel War Clerk's Diary at the Confederate States Capital by John Beauchamp Jones (1866)
"The prejudice is very strong against the extortionists, and I apprehend there will be many scenes of violence this winter. And our own people, ..."

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