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vb. (en-third-person singular of: extort)

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Martin adopts this view, and finds or extorts support for it, from Libanius and Ammianus, iii.

I want you to help me convince a selfish and skeptical senate of the very real need and of the cost their dithering extorts in the lives of soldiers, the continuous weakening of the army, and the defense of the empire.

I see no ethical standard to which to measure the whole unethical conception of a State, except in the amount of time, of thought, of money, of effort and of obedience, which a society extorts from its every member.