Extort and Wrest

Extort

Show Definitions
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

Wrest is a synonym for extort in activity topic. In some cases you can use "Wrest" instead a verb "Extort", when it comes to topics like force, exact, extract, get. popular alternative
Nearby Words: extortion, extorting
Synonyms for Extort

Wrest

Show Definitions
Wrest verb – To get (as money) by the use of force or threats.
Usage example: vowed that the bully had wrested his lunch money from him for the last time

Extort is a synonym for wrest in activity topic. You can use "Extort" instead a verb "Wrest", if it concerns topics such as exact, get, snatch. popular alternative
Nearby Words: wrestle, wrestled, wresting
Synonyms for Wrest

Common collocations

hand extort hand wrest hand
information extort information wrest information
Cite this Source
Wrest and Extort. (2016). Retrieved 2019, December 08, from https://thesaurus.plus/related/extort/wrest
Extort & Wrest. N.p., 2016. Web. 08 Dec. 2019. <https://thesaurus.plus/related/extort/wrest>.
Wrest or Extort. 2016. Accessed December 08, 2019. https://thesaurus.plus/related/extort/wrest.

Synonyms for extort
Share this picture


Synonyms for wrest
Share this picture

Google Ngram Viewer shows how "extort" and "wrest" have occurred on timeline: