blackmail

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Synonyms for blackmail

Synonyms for blackmail

extortion of money by threats to divulge discrediting information

Related Words

exert pressure on someone through threats

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They are trying to emotionally black mail us into getting out of this war themselves and leaving us to do their dirty work in Afghanistan.
He said his opponents were union council level workers and they would not be allowed to black mail him.
PESHAWAR -- Law enforcement agencies have started action against accused who black mail important personalities through fake computer site here on Tuesday.
However, he said, all US efforts to black mail Islamabad in the name of AlQaeda had failed.
We are not scared of long march and neither any one will be allowed to black mail us , they remarked.
They keep such obscene photographs with them and later black mail the innocent girls", said Jamila a young girl from some suburban area.