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gouge - overcharge (with high price); extort from; Ex. gouge the public; CF. usury
banal - hackneyed; commonplace; trite; lacking originality; clich\'ed
distinctive - clearly different from others of the same kind
filch - steal (things of small value)
gentility - those of gentle birth; high social class; refinement; quality of being genteel
apothegm - (apophthegm) pithy, compact saying
pallid - pale; wan; Ex. pallid complexion
economy - efficiency or conciseness in using something; thrifty management of resources
oratorio - dramatic poem set to music; long musical work with singing but without acting; CF. cantata
caste - one of the hereditary classes in Hindu society; social stratification; prestige