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Webster 1913 Edition


Extortious

Ex-tor′tious

,
Adj.
Extortionate.
[Obs.]
Extortious cruelties.”
Bp. Hall
Ex-tor′tious-ly
,
adv.
[Obs.]
Bacon.

Webster 1828 Edition


Extortious

EXTOR'TIOUS

,
Adj.
Oppressive; violent; unjust.

Definition 2022


extortious

extortious

English

Adjective

extortious (comparative more extortious, superlative most extortious)

  1. (obsolete) extortionate
    Extortious cruelties. Bishop Hall.

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