Blackmailing sentence example

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  • You men can use every ploy in the book to get a woman to submit, but if she mistakes that proposition for a proposal of marriage, right away she's blackmailing you.

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  • It is undeniable that the government has adopted the stance of blackmailing the firefighters over the issue of public safety.

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  • A large tame snake with a false human head, wound round Alexander's body as he sat in a shrine in the temple, gave " autophones " or oracles unasked, but the usual methods practised were those of the numerous oracle-mongers of the time, of which Lucian gives a detailed account, the opening of sealed inquiries by heated needles, a neat plan of forging broken seals, and the giving of vague or meaningless replies to difficult questions, coupled with a lucrative blackmailing of those whose inquiries were compromising.

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  • Leo was a scalawag who was at home in romancing Greenlee as he was at blackmailing others to get his way.

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  • During thc first few years of his reign Henry had already been in collision with the ecclesiastical authorities over several such cases; he had chafed at seeing two clerks accused of murder and blackmailing claimed by and acouitted in the church courts; and most of all at the frequency of unlicensed appeals to Romea flagrant breach of one of the three rules laid down by William the Conqueror.

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  • One intrigue into which he drifted in 1791, with a Mrs Reynolds, led to the blackmailing of Hamilton by her husband; and when this rascal, shortly afterwards, got into trouble for fraud, his relations with Hamilton were unscrupulously misrepresented for political purposes by some of Hamilton's opponents.

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  • Unlike the picture painted by PR critics, coalitions are seldom directed by the whims of tiny parties blackmailing large parties.

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  • No, of course they're not blackmailing Snow.

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  • J.R. often resorted to underhanded methods, wheeling, dealing and blackmailing to get his way.

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  • There was more arson and blackmailing than murder, though some prominent persons perished, such as the judge, Sir John Caven.dish, and the prior of Bury.

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