Bleed and Extort


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Bleed verb – To rob by the use of trickery or threats.
Usage example: the confidence men coldheartedly bled the elderly couple of their life savings

Extort is a synonym for bleed. In some cases you can use "Extort" instead a verb "Bleed".
Nearby Words: bleeding, bleeder
Synonyms for Bleed


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Extort verb – To get (as money) by the use of force or threats.
Usage example: a school bully who was used to extorting lunch money from weaker kids

Bleed is a synonym for extort in extract topic. You can use "Bleed" instead a verb "Extort", if it concerns topics such as cheat.
Nearby Words: extortion, extorting
Synonyms for Extort

Common collocations

people bleed people extort people
hand bleed hand extort hand
gold bleed gold extort gold
money bleed money extort money
Other nouns: amounts.

Both words in one sentence

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