Antonyms for gouging

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They've a notion it's all gouging and luck, and you couldn't beat that out of them if you tried.

The gouging and snipping, so irritating to a person of nerves, is thus avoided.

I suppose he blunted them gouging nuggets out of the gold fields.

Biting, kicking, gouging, all were the same to this silent and powerful antagonist.

Johnson's left hand was gouging at my face, his fingers digging at my eyes.

You had no hand in the gouging, but you took your whack out of the gouge.

Or at least, if there is any gouging and clawing to be done, you are not personally involved in it.

Kicking, choking, biting, gouging and deadly weapons are prohibited.

With satin walnut, pine, American white-wood, gouging is not a difficult matter.

The name of Kentuckian is constantly associated with the idea of fighting, dirking, and gouging.