Pronunciation:  US [ˈblækˌmeɪl] UK ['blæk.meɪl]
  • n.Extortion; Blackmail; Threats; Stress
  • v.Extortion; Blackmail; Hostage; Stress
  • WebBlackmail; Blackmail; Proceeds of extortion

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