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::: retrench - cut down; cut down expenses; economize
::: resound - (of a place) be filled with sound; (of a sound) sound loudly; sound back; echo; Ex. hall resounded with laughter
::: tortuous - winding; full of curves; Ex. tortuous mountain road
::: sophistry - seemingly plausible but fallacious reasoning; sophism
::: permissive - allowing much freedom; lenient; Ex. permissive society
::: saline - salty
::: irony - hidden sarcasm or satire; use of words that seem to mean the opposite of what they actually mean; use of words to convey the opposite of their literal meaning
::: augury - omen; prophecy; sign of coming events; V. augur: predict; foretell; be a sign of (something in future)
::: skirmish - minor fight; minor battle in war; V.
::: internecine - mutually destructive