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Noun: extortionist  ik'stor-shu-nist
  1. A criminal who extorts money from someone by threatening to expose embarrassing information about them
    - blackmailer, extortioner

Derived forms: extortionists

Type of: criminal, crook, felon, malefactor, outlaw

Encyclopedia: Extortionist