gouge out

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Related to gouge out: roughshod, in favour of, reacquainted, veered
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Verb1.gouge out - make gouges into a surface; "The woman's spiked heels gouged out the wooden floor"
cut out - form and create by cutting out; "Picasso cut out a guitar from a piece of paper"

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vt sepherausbohren; to gouge somebody’s eyes outjdm die Augen ausstechen
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It's all a rotten game, I know; and my sole kick is that you fellows are squealing now that you're down and labour's taking a gouge out of you.
An elvis lookalike was spared jail after attempting to gouge out the eyes of fellow Presley fans during an annual tribute convention.
A 74-YEAR-OLD sub-postmaster is recovering after a raider attempted to gouge out one of his eye s during a robbery.