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synonyms for gouged

  • burrow
  • claw
  • dig
  • dredge
  • excavate
  • gash
  • groove
  • scrape
  • scratch
  • shovel
  • tunnel

antonyms for gouged

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  • fill
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How to use gouged in a sentence

My head was swimming a bit, and there was a throb of pain from my side where a slug had gouged a path.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
Behind him wavered a long, deep-gouged furrow-trail, pitiful attest of suffering.
BLAZED TRAIL STORIESSTEWART EDWARD WHITE
They were very vicious fighters, and not only gouged and scratched, but frequently bit off noses and ears.
THE WORD HOOSIER; JOHN FINLEYJACOB PIATT DUNN
Instantly fierce snaps followed, and when he drew out the dripping stick, its extremity was gouged as if with dagger stabs.
UP THE FORKED RIVEREDWARD SYLVESTER ELLIS
These are placed in a lathe and gouged out, forming the pin in the rough.
THE WONDER BOOK OF KNOWLEDGEVARIOUS
So Carlton gouged in the soft stone till the holes for the eyeballs had disappeared.
PECCAVIE. W. HORNUNG
They have been gouged out, in every direction, by the furious tropic rains and tropic rain-torrents.
AT LASTCHARLES KINGSLEY
Through a crevice in this wall the water seeped, and when he had gouged out the puttylike blue clay the flow increased fivefold.
THE HERITAGE OF THE HILLSARTHUR P. HANKINS
They were lean as wolves those men of the dump and drift, and their faces were gouged and grooved with relentless toil.
THE TRAIL OF '98ROBERT W. SERVICE
And if there were more gouged eyes and more teeth knocked out, there were fewer widows and not so many orphans either.
BACK HOMEIRVIN S. COBB
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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