Extortious

Related to Extortious: extortionate

Ex`tor´tious


a.1.Extortionate.
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Will you please investigate this extortious action or else we will be forced to defend ourselves against this barbarous rape of our scant pennies .
He made Bacon a member of his council, but Bacon was disgusted by conditions in the colony, remarking, "The poverty of the country is such that all the power and sway is got into the hands of the rich, who by extortious advantages, having the common people in their debt, have always curbed and oppressed them in all manner of ways.