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verb as in cut, scoop

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But Uber's surges are not price gouging, as some have erroneously claimed.

Jails and prisons across the country are eliminating in-person and contact visits and instead gouging prisoners for video.

He protected coal miners on strike—and cracked down on price—gouging railroads.

Federal rules limit the tolls that can be charged on inter-state pipelines to prevent gouging.

News that the securities firm where he worked after his FBI gig was “sanctioned repeatedly by regulators for gouging customers.”

Then they were down and rolling over and over, clawing and gouging, until Captain DeCastros inevitably emerged upon top.

To-day we stand with one foot on Princeton's neck and the heel of the other foot gouging into Harvard's back.

Slim grunted and moved away from a grass-hidden rock that was gouging him in the back.

With a crash she struck the "Miami" a glancing blow on the port-bow, gouging off two great planks.

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


On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to gouging, such as: gash, shovel, dredge, tunnel, scratch, and dig.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.