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Synonyms for blackmailˈblækˌmeɪl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. blackmail(verb)

    extortion of money by threats to divulge discrediting information

  2. blackmail, blackjack, pressure(verb)

    exert pressure on someone through threats

    blackmail, hale, pressure, coerce, blackjack, force, squeeze

  3. blackmail(verb)

    obtain through threats

    pressure, blackjack

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List of paraphrases:

extortion, blackmailellis, racketeering, blackmailing, blackmailed, extort, sing, ransom

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