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Noun
The act or process of charging excessively
“These major energy retailers should end the gouging of customers with exit fees.”
Noun
The act of excavating, or of making hollow, by cutting, scooping, or digging
Verb
To be making a hole
Verb
Present participle for to make (a groove, hole, or indentation) with, or as if with, a gouge
“She used her dinner-plate-sized rear flippers to gouge a hole deep enough to swallow a man's arm.”
Verb
Present participle for to overcharge (someone) for something
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“A few go beyond the pale and start to gouge their customers, treating any complaints in this regard with an arrogance born of disdain.”
Verb
Present participle for to form a deep recess or notch in a line or surface
Verb
Present participle for to puncture or pierce with a sharp, pointed object
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Verb
Present participle for make a long, deep cut in
Verb
Present participle for to extort something, especially money, from someone by putting them under strong pressure
Verb
Present participle for to apply a surcharge
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