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Exactionn. [L. exactio: cf. F. exaction.].
  •  The act of demanding with authority, and compelling to pay or yield; compulsion to give or furnish; a levying by force; a driving to compliance; as, the exaction to tribute or of obedience; hence, extortion.  [1913 Webster]
    "Take away your exactions from my people."  [1913 Webster]
    "Daily new exactions are devised."  [1913 Webster]
    "Illegal exactions of sheriffs and officials."  [1913 Webster]
  •  That which is exacted; a severe tribute; a fee, reward, or contribution, demanded or levied with severity or injustice.  Daniel.  [1913 Webster]


Exaction, n.
1 the act or an instance of exacting; the process of being exacted.
2 a an illegal or exorbitant demand; an extortion. b a sum or thing exacted.

ME f. L exactio (as EXACT)



admission, admission fee, anchorage, blackmail, bother, brokerage, burdening, call, call for, carfare, cellarage, charge, charges, charging, claim, contribution, cover charge, demand, demand for, dockage, draft, drain, dues, duty, entrance fee, exactment, extortion, extortionate demand, fare, fee, freighting, heavy demand, hire, imposing an onus, imposition, impost, inconsiderateness, inconvenience, indent, infliction, insistent demand, laying on, levy, license fee, loading, loading down, nonnegotiable demand, notice, obtrusiveness, order, pilotage, portage, presumptuousness, rending, requirement, requisition, ripping, rush, rush order, salvage, scot, scot and lot, shot, storage, tasking, tax, taxing, tearing, toll, towage, tribute, trouble, ultimatum, unwarranted demand, warning, weighting, wharfage, wrench, wrenching, wrest, wresting, wring, wringing




N command, order, ordinance, act, fiat, hukm, bidding, dictum, hest, behest, call, beck, nod, despatch, dispatch, message, direction, injunction, charge, instructions, appointment, fixture, demand, exaction, imposition, requisition, claim, reclamation, revendication, ultimatum, request, requirement, dictation, dictate, mandate, caveat, decree, senatus consultum, precept, prescript, rescript, writ, ordination, bull, ex cathedra pronouncement, edict, decretal, dispensation, prescription, brevet, placit, ukase, ukaz, firman, hatti- sherif, warrant, passport, mittimus, mandamus, summons, subpoena, nisi prius, interpellation, citation, word, word of command, mot d'ordre, bugle call, trumpet call, beat of drum, tattoo, order of the day, enactment, plebiscite, commanding, authoritative, decretory, decretive, decretal, callable, jussive, in a commanding tone, by a stroke of the pen, by a dash of the pen, by order, at beat of drum, on the first summons, the decree is gone forth, sic volo sic jubeo, le Roi le veut, boutez en avant.


N undueness, malum prohibitum, impropriety, illegality, falseness, emptiness of title, invalidity of title, illegitimacy, loss of right, disfranchisement, forfeiture, usurpation, tort, violation, breach, encroachment, presumption, assumption, seizure, stretch, exaction, imposition, lion's share, usurper, pretender, undue, unlawful, unconstitutional, illicit, unauthorized, unwarranted, disallowed, unallowed, unsanctioned, unjustified, unentitled, disentitled, unqualified, disqualified, unprivileged, unchartered, illegitimate, bastard, spurious, supposititious, false, usurped, tortious, undeserved, unmerited, unearned, unfulfilled, forfeited, disfranchised, improper, unmeet, unfit, unbefitting, unseemly, unbecoming, misbecoming, seemless, contra bonos mores, not the thing, out of the question, not to be thought of, preposterous, pretentious, would-be, filius nullius.

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