Extorsively
Extorsive Ex*tor"sive, a. [See {Extort}.] Serving or tending to extort. [R.] --Johnson. -- {Ex*tor"sive*ly}, adv. [R.] [1913 Webster]

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  • extorsively — adv. through threat or intimidation, by means of blackmail …   English contemporary dictionary

  • extorsively — ex·tor·sive·ly …   English syllables

  • extorsively — /akstorsavliy/ A technical word used in indictments for extortion …   Black's law dictionary

  • extorsively — /akstorsavliy/ A technical word used in indictments for extortion …   Black's law dictionary

  • extorsively — With intent to commit the crime of extortion. Leeman v State, 35 Ark 438 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • extorsively — adverb see extorsive * * * extorsˈively adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑extort …   Useful english dictionary

  • extorsive — extorsively, adv. /ik stawr siv/, adj. Law. serving or tending to extort: extorsive measures. [1660 70; < L extors(us) (ptp. of extorquere; see EXTORT) + IVE] * * * …   Universalium

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