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extortion
[.] EXTOR'TION, n. The act of extorting; the act or practice of wresting any thing from a person by force,duress, menaces, authority,or by any undue exercise of power; illegal exaction; illegal compulsion to pay money, or to do some other act. Extortion is an offense ...

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extortioner
[.] EXTOR'TIONER, n. One who practices extortion. [.] [.] Extortioners shall not inherit the kingdom of God. 1 Cor.6.

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ramble

RAM'BLE, v.i.

1. To rove; to wander; to walk, ride or sail from place to place, without any determinate object in view; or to visit many places; to rove carelessly or irregularly; as, to ramble about the city; to ramble over the country.

Never ask leave to go abroad, for you will be thought an idle rambling fellow.

2. To go at large without restraint and without direction.

3. To move without certain direction.

O're his ample sides, the rambling sprays luxuriant shoot.

RAM'BLE, n. a roving; a wandering; a going or moving from place to place without any determinate business or object; an irregular excursion.

Coming home after a short Christmas ramble, I found a letter upon my table.

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