extortionate

Exorbitant vs Extortionate - What's the difference?

exorbitant | extortionate |


As adjectives the difference between exorbitant and extortionate

is that exorbitant is exceeding proper limits; extravagant; excessive or unduly high while extortionate is of, related to or typifying extortion.

Moderate vs Extortionate - What's the difference?

moderate | extortionate |


As adjectives the difference between moderate and extortionate

is that moderate is not excessive; acting in moderation while extortionate is of, related to or typifying extortion.

As a noun moderate

is one who holds an intermediate position between extremes, as in politics.

As a verb moderate

is to reduce the excessiveness of (something).

Reasonable vs Extortionate - What's the difference?

reasonable | extortionate |


As adjectives the difference between reasonable and extortionate

is that reasonable is having the faculty of reason; endued with reason; rational while extortionate is of, related to or typifying extortion.

Exceeding vs Extortionate - What's the difference?

exceeding | extortionate |


As adjectives the difference between exceeding and extortionate

is that exceeding is (archaic) prodigious while extortionate is of, related to or typifying extortion.

As a verb exceeding

is .

As a adverb exceeding

is (archaic) exceedingly.

As a noun exceeding

is (archaic) the situation of being in excess.

Extortion vs Extortionate - What's the difference?

extortion | extortionate |


As a noun extortion

is the practice of extorting money or other property by the use of force or threats.

As a adjective extortionate is

of, related to or typifying extortion.

Extortionate vs Extortionary - What's the difference?

extortionate | extortionary |


As adjectives the difference between extortionate and extortionary

is that extortionate is of, related to or typifying extortion while extortionary is of, relating to, or typical of extortion.

Extortionate vs Extort - What's the difference?

extortionate | extort | Derived terms |

Extortionate is a derived term of extort.


As a adjective extortionate

is of, related to or typifying extortion.

As a verb extort is

to wrest from an unwilling person by physical force, menace, duress, torture, or any undue or illegal exercise of power or ingenuity; to wrench away (from); to tear away; to wring (from); to exact; as, to extort contributions from the vanquished; to extort confessions of guilt; to extort a promise; to extort payment of a debt.

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