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to exploit (another) by charging too much for something

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an impression in a surface (as made by a blow)

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and edge tool with a blade like a trough for cutting channels or grooves

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the act of gouging

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force with the thumb

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obtain by coercion or intimidation

make a groove in

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After about an hour, two police cars arrived at one of the two locations (what happened at the other isn't mentioned), arrested the two men there for "price gouging," and impounded the truck and ice, preventing those still in line from buying ice they valued more than the price being charged.
Our office has zero tolerance for price gouging," said NY State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman in a statement days after the storm.
The complaints mainly regarding high prices applied to gasoline, Schneiderman said, however gouging on emergency supplies like generators, hotel rooms, food and water was also reported.
Yet every time the price of gas pushes higher, government rushes to assure consumers that bureaucrats are keeping an eye out for gouging.
Gasoline retailers are not the only targets of price gouging laws.
In the last two years, the attorney general has been active in investigating price gouging complaints.
We all took a few cheap shots but gouging does tend to send me slightly loopy.
The California legislature has been devoting much of its 1997 deliberations to an issue of vital importance to the health of our republic: whether laws are needed to stop banks from gouging customers for cash withdrawals at automatic teller machines.
This is the worst act of contact with the eyes that I have had to deal with - a case of deliberate eye gouging which caused significant distress and some injury to the victim," stated Blackett.
STADE Francais scrum-half Julien Dupuy was yesterday handed a six-month ban for eye gouging Ulster flanker Stephen Ferris.
Leinster flanker Shane Jennings received a 12-week ban earlier this season for gouging the London Irish lock Nick Kennedy in an incident described by the judicial panel as being at the lower end of the scale.
Italy captain Sergio Parisse also escaped with a similar sentence after gouging New Zealand forward Isaac Ross.
Lincoln says that is enough to do stick welding with up to 1/4-inch diameter electrodes and CV wire welding with up to 3/32-inch wire diameter (3/32-inch E70T-6 wire up to 260 inches per minute) as well as arc gouging with up to 5/16-inch diameter carbons.
24 /PRNewswire/ -- Attorney General Tom Corbett today thanked members of the state Senate and House of Representatives for their approval of price gouging legislation intended to protect Pennsylvania consumers from sudden, unwarranted price increases during emergency situations.
Amid all the accusations of gouging and cynicism, it was easy to forget a packed Lansdowne Road had been treated to a gripping Test match in which Ireland triumphed 21-19 at the death.