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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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7) But many people will continue to see the economic arguments against "price gouging" laws as irrelevant because of their intense hostility to "price gougers," who they consider to be immorally taking advantage of disaster victims.
22 Long Rifle ammo right now, but I can assure you that if they do have it they won't be charging price gouger prices.
Price gougers are subject to hefty civil and criminal penalties.
Starters of chilli roasted beetroot risotto with baby spinach and more Roquefort gougers for milady and organic smoked salmon with soft poached egg, wholemeal blini and fresh horseradish cream for me.
BA are nothing more than a bunch of price gougers, ripping off consumers with high fares and surcharges,' stormed Paul Fitzsimmons, Ryanair's head of
Some of the estates in Dublin have nice people but they have a lot of gougers and this is a way of life for them.
As food critic Betty Fussell writes in her recent memoir, a woman enters the kitchen prepared to "do battle, deploying a full range of artillery--crushers, scrapers, beaters, roasters, gougers, grinders .
If such artists scale the house, they risk creating a public perception as price gougers, thereby hurting their reputations and long-run box office sales.
The Defarges of A Tale of Two Cities would reserve a special venom for these rapacious gougers, who had the right to enter, search, and seize any property in any household they deemed suspicious.
Both consumer groups and California's utilities have raised concerns about price gougers.
For example, during an economic crisis, protesters in the street become the object of focus, while price gougers in the suites are defined as only playing the market.
Low-velocity oxygen torches are used as gougers to remove small defects more effectively than chipping (particularly in confined spaces) and for scarfing, or reducing large pads using medium velocity oxygen and a large nozzle.