blackmailing

All Verb Noun Adjective
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  • And then there would be no end to what he called the blackmailing. Cited from Fruitfulness, by Emile Zola
  • 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
  • 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 knows a little of what he is up to and has been blackmailing him for years.
  • Believed to have some connection with more than one blackmailing scheme -- details available. Cited from The Auction Block, by Rex Beach
  • Michelle does not let that put her off and she tries blackmailing him into taking her out.
  • She continued taking money from John because Tom was blackmailing her.
  • "What are you going to get for blackmailing me into selling those shares?" Cited from The Profiteers, by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • It seems as though he is blackmailing him with something.
  • He ran into Nicole, who told him she would kill him if he did not stop blackmailing her.
  • She agreed to keep their past hidden until she began blackmailing Blade.
  • The plan failed but A.J. had been blackmailing him ever since.
  • Who is he blackmailing to keep an old secret?
  • But he said, quite truthfully, that he had no idea of blackmailing me. Cited from The Native Born, by I. A. R. Wylie
  • You are their agent, perhaps working for this blackmailing crew. Cited from The Ear in the Wall, by Arthur B. Reeve
  • If it was just one of these blackmailing detective cases it would be common, but still very hard to deal with. Cited from Constance Dunlap, by Arthur B. Reeve
  • I mean this whole blackmailing part of the business. Cited from Mr. Justice Raffles, by E. W. Hornung
  • There's a lot of such blackmailing going on in New York. Cited from Constance Dunlap, by Arthur B. Reeve
  • She had been blackmailing me for some time.
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Root form of blackmailing is blackmail for the verb.

Meaning of blackmailing

  • verb Exert pressure on someone through threats
  • verb Obtain through threats