Gouge

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Gouge

In numismatics, a significant scratch or other blemish on a coin, usually more than normal wear and tear. This may affect the coin's value for collectors.
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We will commonly find "price gougers," like others whom we stereotype as members of a group we are biased against, to be remarkably like us in the ways that really matter once we get to know them as individuals.
In response to skyrocketing gasoline prices following Hurricane Katrina, President Bush appeared on an early morning talk show and likened price gougers to looters.
The cheese character, underscored by the gougers, left the body of the dish free to do its own thing.
Todd Tibbetts, a Republican candidate for the Georgia State Senate, doesn't like price gougers, especially those who take advantage of the current gasoline shortage and gouge consumers by unfairly hiking prices at the pump.
You get 10 gougers causing problems - why do Bohs let them in?
Gas gougers take advantage of disasters to profiteer on a fundamental commodity.
But five of our players - Lions stars Jamie Roberts and Lee Byrne, Wales caps Richard Hibbard and Paul James, and former Pontypridd forward Sven Cronk - have been victims of gougers.
Of gougers fierce, the eyes that pierce, the fiercest gouger he.
The government has exercised control over the stock markets to maintain better equity for all investors, and they could find a way to protect consumers from the oil gougers as well.
A number of states responded by filing lawsuits against purported price gougers, and U.
In March 1981, he accused the Reagan administration of "cutting the heart out' of the enforcement effort, "effectively granting amnesty to these price gougers and potential criminals.
But I know the gougers walking around the place and you can't do anything because you can't put the manpower into it.