extort-v; 1 Senses

Sense Number 1: Obtain through intimidation or coercion, possibly with difficulty.

They extorted money from the owner by threatening her.
You can't extort me to get what you want!
The criminal extorted the man for all he was worth.

VerbNet: steal-10.5,urge-58.1
FrameNet: NP
PropBank: extort.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2, 3