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Sample sentences for the GRE study word extort

extort can be used as a verb

1."I do refuse it," I replied "and no torture shall ever extort a consent from me. - from Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
2.Do not extort thy reasons from this clause. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
3.She did at last extort from her father an acknowledgment that the horses were engaged. - from Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
4.Where we have liv'd, and so extort from's tha. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
5.modesty that you will not extort from me what I am willing t. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
6.To prove to you that I am disposed to trust you, I tell you without reserve, that we propose to extort the secret, whatever it may be, from the fear of this man Monks. - from Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
7."When we last spake together," said Hester, "now seven years ago, it was your pleasure to extort a promise of secrecy as touching the former relation betwixt yourself and me. - from The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
8.What, in its chrysalis condition of principle, affronted their demure reason, never fails, in its maturity of accomplishment, to extort admiration from their instinct of beauty. - from The Works of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe

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