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gouge - tear out; cut out (as if with a gouge); Ex. gouge his eyes out; N: chisel for cutting out hollow areas in wood
glaze - cover with a thin and shiny surface; apply a glaze to; N: thin, smooth, shiny coating (as for pottery); Ex. unglazed pottery
illusion - misleading vision or visual image; false idea or belief; CF. delusion
ennui - boredom; listlessness and dissatisfaction resulting from lack of interest; CF. annoy
undulating - moving with a wavelike motion; V. undulate; CF. und: wave
bouillon - clear beef (or meat) soup
cabal - small group of persons secretly united to promote their own interests
spurious - false; counterfeit; forged; illogical; Ex. spurious arguments
masochist - person who enjoys his own pain; CF. masochism
lexicographer - compiler of a dictionary; CF. lexicography: work of compiling a dictionary