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gouge - overcharge (with high price); extort from; Ex. gouge the public; CF. usury
vouch - give a personal guarantee; Ex. I can vouch for his integrity; N. voucher
cohorts - group of people who share some common quality; armed band; a group of between 300 and 600 soldiers under one commander (in the ancient Rome)
artifacts - object made by human beings, either hand-made or mass-produced
expatriate - exile; someone who has withdrawn from his native land; V: exile; banish; leave one's country
carrion - rotting flesh of a dead body; CF. vulture
betoken - signify; indicate; be a sign of
quicksilver - mercury
compost - mixture of decaying organic matter used as fertilizer; V: put or make compost
hysteria - excessive or uncontrollable excitement; N. hysteric: person suffering from hysteria; CF. hysterics: attack of hysteria