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gouge - overcharge (with high price); extort from; Ex. gouge the public; CF. usury
preponderance - superiority of power, quantity, etc.; V. preponderate: be greater in power, weight, or importance; ADJ. preponderant
bellicose - warlike
improvident - thriftless; not providing for the future
incapacitate - disable; N. incapacity: lack of capacity
dogged - determined; stubborn; stubbornly persevering; tenacious; Ex. Inspector Javert's dogged pursuit of Jean Valjean
incur - bring upon oneself
generate - cause; produce; create
scuffle - struggle confusedly; move off in a confused hurry; N. CF. scuffling twins ?
cognitive - having to do with knowing or perceiving related to the mental processes; N. cognition: the mental process of knowing