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KYOU

odo(ka), odo(su), obiya(kasu)
meaning: threaten, coerce

脅迫== kyouhaku == (noun) threat, menace, coercion, terrorism
脅迫状 == kyouhakujou ==  (noun) threatening letter


Top radical is 'strong arm/strength' (力), tripled for emphais. Bottom radical is 'flesh/of the body' (肉). This character originally indicated coercion through physical force. It now means threats or coercion in general. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Three strong arms threaten one's body.'

Info from Taka Kanji Database
List of compounds including this character from Risu Dictionary

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