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gouge - overcharge (with high price); extort from; Ex. gouge the public; CF. usury
unregenerate - making no attempt to change one's bad practices
dyspeptic - suffering from indigestion; N. dyspepsia: indigestion; difficulty in digesting food
affiliation - joining; associating with
compunction - remorse; strong uneasiness caused by guilt
contravene - contradict; oppose; violate (a rule, law, or custom); N. contravention
crestfallen - dejected; dispirited
unfledged - immature; not having the feathers necessary to fly; CF. fledgling
pretension - pretentiousness; claim (without foundation); Ex. I make no pretensions to skill as an artist.
certitude - certainty