extort (v):
obtain by coercion or intimidation
They extorted money from the executive by threatening to reveal his past to the company boss.
They squeezed money from the owner of the business by threatening him

Related Words: gougesqueeze
extort (v):
obtain through intimidation
extort (v):
get or cause to become in a difficult or laborious manner
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If you pay peanuts, you get monkeys

An employer who pays low wages will have bad staff.

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