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extorsive

[ik-stawr-siv]
adjective Law.
  1. serving or tending to extort: extorsive measures.
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Origin of extorsive

1660–70; < Latin extors(us) (past participle of extorquēre; see extort) + -ive
Related formsex·tor·sive·ly, adverb
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