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gouge - overcharge (with high price); extort from; Ex. gouge the public; CF. usury
sententious - pithy; terse; concise; aphoristic
distrait - absentminded; distracted
dissection - analysis; cutting apart in order to examine
perigee - point of moon's orbit when it is nearest the earth; CF. apogee
significant - expressing a meaning; important; Ex. significant smile; N. significance: importance; meaning; V. signify: denote; mean; signal; make known; matter; be significant
circumlocution - indirect or roundabout expression (by using an uncecessarily large number of words esp. when trying to avoid answering a difficult question directly)
gazette - official periodical publication; newspaper
sparse - not thick; thinly scattered; scanty
ludicrous - laughable; ridiculous; trifling