blackmail

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  • Info Blackmail is an act, often a crime, involving unjustified threats to make a gain or cause loss to another unless a demand is met. more...
  • He uses the information to blackmail her into doing his student council work.
  • And then there would be no end to what he called the blackmailing. Cited from Fruitfulness, by Emile Zola
  • However the boys did not know that they were being blackmailed and they signed.
  • There have been many attempts but no one yet has ever succeeded in blackmailing me. Cited from The Evil Shepherd, by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • You have been blackmailing a young lady whose name we need not mention. Cited from The Imaginary Marriage, by Henry St. John Cooper
  • After he has completed the system, he begins getting blackmailed, to break his system.
  • He is blackmailed into marriage by a woman he does not love who finds out his secret.
  • I was told of a man who tried to get money by blackmailing him in his own house. Cited from Oscar Wilde, Volume 1 (of 2), by Frank Harris
  • She constantly blackmailed people with evidence she collected to get what she wanted.
  • She knows a little of what he is up to and has been blackmailing him for years.
  • According to at least one modern day account he was blackmailed.
  • She uses that to blackmail him into teaching her how to fly.
  • The police have already determined the blackmail link, but it has brought them no further success.
  • His ex-wife blackmails him into paying more so she won't tell.
  • He blackmails her into kissing him this evening, or else he will tell her father.
  • A person he knew in prison finds him and blackmails him into throwing a fight.
  • After a failed attempt to kill a woman, a man finds himself blackmailed over the incident.
  • Believed to have some connection with more than one blackmailing scheme -- details available. Cited from The Auction Block, by Rex Beach
  • He continues the blackmail though by mentioning they all want parts in his next movie.
  • Although he is being blackmailed, he agrees to do so while also being paid for the information.
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Meaning of blackmail

  • noun Extortion of money by threats to divulge discrediting information
  • verb Exert pressure on someone through threats
  • verb Obtain through threats