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Another word for gouge

  1. To exploit (another) by charging too much for something

      1. To immerse in liquid for a period of time:
      2. To make thoroughly wet or saturated:
      3. To absorb (liquid, for example) through pores or interstices:
      1. The membranous tissue forming the external covering or integument of an animal and consisting in vertebrates of the epidermis and dermis.
      2. An animal pelt, especially the comparatively pliable pelt of a small or young animal:
      3. A usually thin, closely adhering outer layer:
      1. The skin covering the top of the human head.
      2. A portion of this skin with its attached hair, cut from a body especially as a battle trophy or as proof in claiming a bounty.
      3. A piece of hide from the skull of certain animals, such as the fox, shown as proof of killing in order to collect a bounty.
      1. A product or service that is overpriced or of poor quality.
      2. Something, such as a film or story, that is clearly imitative of or based on something else.
      3. A theft.
      1. A shallow notch, cut, or indentation on an edge or a surface:
      2. A prison or police station.
      3. A groove down the side of a piece of type used to ensure that it is correctly placed.
      1. To cut, cut off, or cut out with or as if with shears:
      2. To make shorter by cutting; trim:
      3. To cut off the edge of:
      1. To charge (a party) an excessive price for something.
      2. To fill too full; overload.
      3. To overstate or exaggerate.
      1. The coat of wool of a sheep or similar animal.
      2. The yield of wool shorn from a sheep at one time.
      3. A soft woolly covering or mass.

Another word for gouge

  1. To hollow out

      1. The bed of a stream or river.
      2. The deeper part of a river or harbor, especially a deep navigable passage.
      3. A broad strait, especially one that connects two seas.
      1. A metal tool with a sharp beveled edge, used to cut and shape stone, wood, or metal.
      2. To shape or cut with a chisel.
      3. To cheat or swindle.
      1. A shovellike utensil, usually having a deep curved dish and a short handle:
      2. A thick-handled cuplike utensil for dispensing balls of ice cream or other semisoft food, often having a sweeping band in the cup that is levered by the thumb to free the contents.
      3. A ladle; a dipper.
  2. *To obtain illegally or immorally

      1. To obtain (something) by the criminal offense of extortion.
      2. To obtain by coercion, intimidation, or psychological pressure:
      3. To commit the criminal offense of extortion:
      1. (intransitive) To profit from a situation.
      2. To make use of something.
      1. Extortion of money or something else of value from a person by the threat of exposing a criminal act or discreditable information.
      2. Something of value, especially money, extorted in this manner:
      3. Tribute formerly paid to freebooters along the Scottish border for protection from pillage.