To clasp and twist or squeeze (one's hands), as in distress.
To torture on a rack
To extract by applying pressure:
Wrench is defined as to twist or jerk suddenly with force.
To force or deter with threats or violence
To break down or open by force:
To draw or pull out, often with great force or effort:
To force payment of; extort
To draw out, bring out, bring forth (something latent); to obtain information from someone or something.
To force or compel, as by threats, to do something
(Informal) To be sexually unfaithful:
To be successful in coming or going:
Find another word for extorts. In this page you can discover 14 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for extorts, like: wrings, gouges, racks, squeezes, wrenches, intimidates, forces, extracts, exacts, elicits and coerces.