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gouge - overcharge (with high price); extort from; Ex. gouge the public; CF. usury
purgatory - place of spiritual expiation; temporary state or place in which the souls must expiate their sins
virile - manly; having masculine spirit or strength; full of strength
askance - with a sideways or indirect look (with disapproval or distruct); Ex. look askance at
hostility - unfriendliness; hatred; enmity; ADJ. hostile
equivocate - use equivocal language to deceive people; lie; mislead; attempt to conceal the truth; N. equivocation
apocryphal - (of a story) widely believed but untrue
genuflect - bend the knee as in worship
enterprising - full of initiative; showing enterprise
colloquy - informal discussion; conversation