Extorter

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Extorter One who practices extortion.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n extorter One who extorts or practises extortion; an extortioner
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Usage

In literature:

Many of the peoples tributary to the Romans revolted when contributions of money were forcibly extorted from them.
"Dio's Rome, Volume V., Books 61-76 (A.D. 54-211)" by Cassius Dio
It was explained to you as an attempt at extortion with details which I carefully supplied.
"Elusive Isabel" by Jacques Futrelle
We have made up our accounts and find that you have extorted from us Rs.
"Tales of Bengal" by S. B. Banerjea
Consent against the will, or extorted, does not initiate the spirit, 299.
"The Delights of Wisdom Pertaining to Conjugial Love" by Emanuel Swedenborg
In approaching, the prospect bursts suddenly upon the eye, extorting an involuntary exclamation of surprise.
"The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Part 2 of 4" by American Anti-Slavery Society
Their wages are regulated according to their skill in extorting labor.
"The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Part 3 of 4" by American Anti-Slavery Society
In approaching, the prospect bursts suddenly upon the eye, extorting an involuntary exclamation of surprise.
"The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus" by American Anti-Slavery Society
You have extorted from me a confidence which I had no inclination to make.
"Caleb Williams" by William Godwin
I will therefore only mention, that, at length, I extorted a concession from her.
"Clarissa, Volume 6 (of 9)" by Samuel Richardson
But on the other hand, an unprincipled executive might easily make the new law an engine of extortion.
"The Grafters" by Francis Lynde
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In poetry:

Old Massachusetts' Fifty-fourth
Filed into line, and swelled the ranks,
And charged so nobly on the South
As to extort the Nation's thanks.
"The Triumph Of Liberty" by James Madison Bell
I was advis'd a thousand times, or more,
What I extorted, to refund again,
But rather than I wou'd a mite restore,
I chose to suffer here eternal pain.
"The Complaint And The Advice Of Dives, To His Five Brethren (Part 1)" by Rees Prichard
We lookt on this side of thee, shooting short;
Where we did finde
The shells of fledge souls left behinde,
Dry dust, which sheds no tears, but may extort.
"Death" by George Herbert
Unless thy faith extorts this grace divine,
And makes the renovated creature shine,
It is in vain;— it answers to no end,
Unless it serves thy errors to amend.
"Advice To Believe In Christ, And An Exhibition Or Display Of The Wonderful Change That Is Wrought In" by Rees Prichard
True merit still our praise extorts,
Whether in cottages, or courts;
Whether it gilds the rich brocade,
Or humbly lurks in freeze, or plaid:
While the vain pomp, which crouds adore,
Is only folly, varnish'd o'er.
"To A Young Lady" by Samuel Bowden
They who are wholly broken, and they in whom
mercy is understanding, I shall embrace at once
and lead to pillows in heaven. But they who are
the meek by trade, baiting the best of their betters
with the extortions of a mock-helplessness
"In Place Of A Curse" by John Anthony Ciardi

In news:

Two people in the Upper Peninsula who were convicted of trying to extort money from actor John Stamos are blaming their lawyers.
Woman Gets House Arrest After Trying to Extort Duggar Family.
Islip man charged with extortion .
The Lexington attorney charged with extorting more than $1 million from clients has been given a delay in his case.
Photo The Lexington attorney charged with extorting more than $1 million from clients has been given a delay in his case.
Convicted of extortion , conspiracy.
Extortion lawsuit targets websites that post mug shots.
The practice of government by self- extortion .
A former Long Island attorney whose clients have included Joey Buttafuoco has been charged with harassing, stalking and attempting to extort $200,000 from his ex-wife.
Jury told of extortion in contracts for Cobo.
Alleged Westies street gang member from Cliffside Park arrested in extortion 'trifecta'.
Yes, to some extent we're extorting food from them, but in our minds its a win-win situation.
1) How do we get on the Extortion Breakfast and 2) Can we get the recipes for what was served.
Ten Colombian farm workers killed 'by extortion gang'.
Dennis Jackson, shown in this file image, is accused of impersonating a Cal/OSHA agent to extort money from Inland Empire companies.
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In science:

Leary wanted to extort money from the Transit Authority.
Inferring Strategies for Sentence Ordering in Multidocument News Summarization
Here are some facts that highlight the special nature of security threats: • Attacks are frequently carried out by well organized groups with a commercial background (spamming, extortion, industrial espionage) • Multi-stage attacks skilfully combine vulnerabilities on system level and organizational level c(cid:13) I.
Model-Based Security Testing
Goodman et al. examined the possibility of homicide and extortion attacks by hacking implantable medical devices .
The Enemy Within: The Emerging Threats to Healthcare from Malicious Mobile Devices
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