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gouge - overcharge (with high price); extort from; Ex. gouge the public; CF. usury
concordat - formal agreement
simian - monkeylike; N: ape or monkey
indenture - bind as servant or apprentice to master; bind by indenture; N: contract binding one party into the service of another for a specified time (as between an apprentice and his master)
hamper - obstruct; prevent the free movement of; N:
cryptic - mysterious; hidden; secret
caption - title; chapter heading; text under illustration
bolster - support; reinforce
hatch - deck opening; lid covering a deck opening; V: emerge from an egg; produce (young) from an egg
combustible - easily burned; N. CF. combustion