The act of changing, or of being changed, for the worse; departure from what is pure, simple, or correct; as, a corruption of style; corruption in language.
The price thus paid or demanded
The act or practice of preying ruthlessly on other people
Pressure is an application of force by pressing, or an urgent demand or force which can cause stress.
A test or period of appraisal followed by adjustments to improve efficiency or functioning.
A piece of body tissue that is surgically removed and then transplanted or implanted to replace a damaged part or compensate for a defect.
An excessive charge
The act, event, or time of payment
Theft is defined as the act of stealing.
Find another word for extortion. In this page you can discover 22 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for extortion, like: blackmail, coercion, corruption, racket, ransom, vampirism, pressure, shakedown, chantage, exaction (undue) and graft.