Command and Extort


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Command verb – To issue orders to (someone) by right of authority.
Extort and command are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Extort" instead a verb "Command".
Nearby Words: commanding, commanded, commander, commandment, commandant
Synonyms for Command


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Extort verb – To get (as money) by the use of force or threats.
Command and extort are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Command" instead a verb "Extort".
Nearby Words: extortion, extorting
Synonyms for Extort

Common collocations

operation command operation extort operation
people command people extort people
world command world extort world
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