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ik stawr shuh nist

  • n  a criminal who extorts money from someone by threatening to expose embarrassing information about them

  • Typical opening jab: "For March, my private crook-of-the-month club award goes to Joe Fay of the Operating Engineers Union, extortionist emeritus of the mobs.
  • Found guilty of murder with him was Harold ("Kayo") Konigsberg, 56, a New Jersey loan shark and extortionist.
  • Police Commissioner Wilcox, a recent Bowles appointee, retorted that Announcer Buckley was a known extortionist and racketeer, killed by his kind.
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  • Young: Deen was victim of political correctness
    Celebrity chef Paula Deen was professionally lynched for once using a racist epithet at home 30 years ago when referring to the black man who robbed her at gunpoint. This came in a legal deposition prompted by an extortionist $1.
    July 19, 2013 - Athens Banner-Herald

  • J Jayalalithaa in Televisionpoint.com
    An extortionist cannot hide under the garb of someone helping the downtrodden. This exercise of false propagation and instigation will not work. Sridhar has threatened to malign us by using fabricated video of women and then moved on to a... Ravi Shankar http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ravi_Shankar&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNH95C8Zafq9u8TtfXhTKrZ8COEBxw Oneindia http://www.google.com/url?q=http://news.oneindia.in/2010/07/02/aol-gets-extortion-calls-with-false-woman-video.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFhEi_tjxiUJ7i5CLO7U7Bnx32apA Jul 2, 2010 35654 45123 extortionist ...cent share of its DTH project to Sun TV, Jayalalithaa said, This is one of the most outrageous, extortionist misuse of executive power for personal ends that modern India has ever seen. This is bereft of all nor of decency and ethics. If...
  • Shelby Steele in Canada Free Press
    Those leaders "ushered in an extortionist era of civil rights, in which they said to American institutions: Your shame must now become our advantage," Steele writes.

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