- v. 勒索；敲诈；强要
obtain through intimidation
obtain by coercion or intimidation;
"They extorted money from the executive by threatening to reveal his past to the company boss"
"They squeezed money from the owner of the business by threatening him"
get or cause to become in a difficult or laborious manner
- Weep over is the behavior which threaten to extort.
- The blackmailer tried to extort a large sum of money from him.
- The police used torture to extort a confession from him.
Adolescent ruffians who extorted pennies and apples from tradesmen in return for not breaking their windows.出自： W. S. Churchill
Mary..only finally married him when consent had been extorted from Mr. Ponsonby on his deathbed.出自： E. M. Delafield