Extort and Fleece


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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

Fleece is a synonym for extort in cheat topic. In some cases you can use "Fleece" instead a verb "Extort".
Nearby Words: extortion, extorting
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Fleece verb – To rob by the use of trickery or threats.
Usage example: swindlers who use the telephone to fleece senior citizens out of their savings

Extort is a synonym for fleece in activity topic. You can use "Extort" instead a verb "Fleece".
Nearby Words: fleeced, fleecy, fleecer, fleecing
Synonyms for Fleece

Common collocations

money extort money fleece money
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