GRE Word List

EXTORT

wring from; get money by threats, etc.; obtain by force or threats; CF. extortionate: exorbitant

The meaning of the word extort is wring from; get money by threats, etc.; obtain by force or threats; CF. extortionate: exorbitant.

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WordMeaning
derivativeunoriginal; obtained from another source; Ex. derivative prose style; N.
ideologysystem of ideas characteristic of a group or culture
miserlystingy; mean
amenitiesconvenient features that helps to make life pleasant; social courtesies
spoofparody
cogentconvincing
subordinateoccupying a lower rank; inferior; submissive; N. V: put in a lower rank or class
jubilationrejoicing; great joy
rileirritate; vex; muddy
ragscrap of cloth; ADJ. ragged: old and torn; seeming unfinished and imperfect; Ex. ragged debut/performance