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::: gouge - tear out; cut out (as if with a gouge); Ex. gouge his eyes out; N: chisel for cutting out hollow areas in wood
::: sagacious - wise; perceptive; shrewd; having insight; N. sagacity
::: ambience - environment; atmosphere; Ex. restraurant with a pleasant ambience; ADJ. ambient: completely surrounding; Ex. ambient temperature
::: perigee - point of moon's orbit when it is nearest the earth; CF. apogee
::: piety - devoutness; reverence for God; ADJ. pious
::: manacle - restrain; handcuff; N.
::: ulterior - intentionally hidden; beyond what is evident; situated beyond; unstated and often questionable; Ex. ulterior motive
::: artifice - deception; trickery
::: saline - salty
::: percussion - striking one object against another sharply; Ex. percussion instrument; N: striking together of two bodies; sound caused by percussion