Part of speech:
To put pressure or bring influence to bear upon (someone) to do a certain thing, as to pay money, etc.
The force per unit area that one region of a gas, liquid, or solid exerts on another. Pressure is usually measured in Pascal units, atmospheres, or pounds per square inch. &diamf3; A substance is said to have negative pressure if some other substance exerts more force per unit area on it than vice versa. Its value is simply the negative of the pressure exerted by the other substance.
A bribe paid to keep something secret.
Illegal use of one's official position or powers to obtain property, funds, or patronage.
To get (money, etc.) from someone by violence, threats, misuse of authority, etc.; exact or wrest (from)
To bring about or gain by pressure, threat, or force:
The definition of a bribe is money or other items of value given to entice someone to do what you want.
To extract sap or juice from.
To deliver from sin; redeem
To cause (someone) to feel that his or her power, social standing, or self-esteem is in danger of being diminished:
The process of keeping (something or someone) safe.
To force the payment or yielding of; extort:
To gain by the use of force or coercion:
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