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ex-torqueō sī, tus, ēre,

to twist out, wrench out, wrest away: ferrum e manibus: horum gladios: dextrae mucronem, V.: in servilem modum extorti, wrenched, L.: extorque, put me to the torture, T.—To obtain by force, extort: ut pecunia Staieno extorta sit: vi et metu extortum: a Caesare per Herodem talenta: obsidibus summā cum contumeliā extortis, Cs.—Fig., to wrest out, force away, obtain by force, tear away, extort: defessis libertatem, S.: suffragium populi per vim, L.: mihi hunc errorem: cui sic extorta voluptas, H.: extorsisti, ut faterer, forced me to: poëmata (of the years), H.

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