Constrain and Extort


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Constrain verb – To cause (a person) to give in to pressure.
Extort and constrain are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Extort" instead a verb "Constrain".
Nearby Words: constraint, constraining, constrainedly
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Extort verb – To get (as money) by the use of force or threats.
Constrain and extort are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Constrain" instead a verb "Extort".
Nearby Words: extortion, extorting
Synonyms for Extort
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