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14th Nov '17 8:53:45 PM PaulA
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* In TheScarletPimpernel, Marguerite calls Chauvelin out for forcing her to spy on her peers (to uncover the Scarlet Pimpernel's identity) to ensure her brother's safety.

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* In TheScarletPimpernel, ''Literature/TheScarletPimpernel'', Marguerite calls Chauvelin out for forcing her to spy on her peers (to uncover the Scarlet Pimpernel's identity) to ensure her brother's safety.
6th Nov '17 5:43:56 PM Discar
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* ''Film/ThorRagnarok'': The Grand Master refuses to call his press-ganged gladiators "slaves." He prefers the more positive term "prisoners with jobs."
31st Oct '17 3:37:17 AM Gaby007
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* ''Fanfic/OurBladesAreSharp'' has a traveling Tyrion and Jon Snow happening on a crowded inn.
-->'''Jon:''' Mayhaps, we should try elsewhere?\\
'''Tyrion:''' You forget who you're traveling with, a crowded inn is no problem for a Lannister.\\
'''Jon:''' You mean to swindle someone out of their room? Like Lann the Clever with Casterly Rock.\\
'''Tyrion:''' You know my family's history. And swindle is such an ugly word. I prefer convincing with a slight edge. And this is hardly Casterly Rock.
31st Oct '17 3:31:16 AM Gaby007
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* ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/6186305/11/Once-Upon-a-Time-in-1917 Once Upon a Time in 1917]]'':
-->'''Edward:''' You bribed a nun?
-->'''Elizabeth Masen:''' No, dear, I made a donation to the poor.
28th Oct '17 11:59:47 AM OlmoJV
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* This example comes up in ''FanFic/TheVow'' about [[WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda2 Lord Shen's]] methods to enforce obedience from the citizens of Gongmen City.

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* This example comes up in ''FanFic/TheVow'' ''Fanfic/TheVow'' about [[WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda2 Lord Shen's]] methods to enforce obedience from the citizens of Gongmen City.
27th Oct '17 3:49:20 PM DrFraud
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* In ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10868642/2/Blurring-Reality Blurring Reality]]'' Tom Riddle threatens to refuse to dance in the Hogwarts year-end ballet unless Harry takes the role of the Hero, which would mean cancellation of the production and the loss of Fred and George's chance at a contract.

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* In ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10868642/2/Blurring-Reality Blurring Reality]]'' Tom Riddle threatens to refuse to not dance in the Hogwarts year-end ballet unless Harry takes the role of the Hero, which would mean cancellation of the production and the loss of Fred and George's chance at a contract.


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* ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12164757/1/The-Fifth-House The Fifth House]]'':
-->'''Harry:''' Hermione reads romance novels? Seriously? You know, this is going to be used against you. I shall tease you mercilessly!\\
'''Hermione:''' Are you threatening to blackmail me?\\
'''Harry:''' Such an ugly word, blackmail. Think of it more as incentive, to do my homework. For the rest of our stay here at lovely Hogwarts.
17th Oct '17 4:11:23 AM Ulrik54
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->''"Blackmail is such an ugly word. I prefer 'extortion'. The 'X' makes it sound cool."''

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->''"Blackmail is such an ugly word. I prefer 'extortion'. [[XMakesAnythingCool The 'X' makes it sound cool.cool]]."''
17th Sep '17 11:29:20 AM DustSnitch
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-->'''Kasino''': You want to.... ''murder'' [[BadassPrincess Jadina]]?

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-->'''Kasino''': You want to.... ''murder'' [[BadassPrincess Jadina]]?Jadina?
16th Sep '17 8:22:54 AM chelonianmobile
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* ''TheBasilBrushShow'':
-->'''Dave:''' Fraud is such an ugly word, Steven. I prefer "rearrangement of the facts".
-->'''Steven:''' Well, rearrange this then. Grounded. You. Forever. Are!
9th Sep '17 3:59:10 AM luiz4200
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* ''WesternAnimation/BikerMiceFromMars'': Or, as Ronaldo Rump says, kidnapping is such a harsh word. He prefers to describe Charley as a "reluctant guest".

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* ''WesternAnimation/BikerMiceFromMars'': Or, as As Ronaldo Rump says, kidnapping is such a harsh word. He prefers to describe Charley as a "reluctant guest".
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