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  Words related to gouge

Related / Similar Words: dent, nick, force out, rout, extort, squeeze, rack, wring

 

Definition:
  • the act of gouging;
  • and edge tool with a blade like a trough for cutting channels or grooves;
  • an impression in a surface (as made by a blow);
  • force with the thumb; "gouge out his eyes";
  • make a groove in;
  • obtain by coercion or intimidation; "They extorted money from the executive by threatening to reveal his past to the company boss"; "They squeezed money from the owner of the business by threatening him";

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    See Also: gouge out

     

    Hyponyms: dig, bleed

     

    Derivational Morphology: force out, rout, indent, dent, gouger, nick, swindler, chiseller, chiseler, scammer, grifter, sharper, sharpie, sharpy, power play, squeeze play, squeeze, extortion

     

     
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