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retrench - cut down; cut down expenses; economize
glaze - cover with a thin and shiny surface; apply a glaze to; N: thin, smooth, shiny coating (as for pottery); Ex. unglazed pottery
congruence - correspondence of parts; harmonious relationship; CF. congruity
memorial - something, such as a monument or holiday, intended to honor the memory of a person or event; ADJ: commemorative
preposterous - absurd; completely unreasonable; ridiculous
obstetrician - physician specializing in delivery(assisting in giving birth) of babies; N. obstetrics; CF. midwife
droop - bend or hang downward; become weakened; Ex. His shoulders drooped with tiredness; N.
dawdle - loiter; hang around; waste time doing nothing
dregs - sediment in a liquid; lees; worthless residue
modicum - limited quantity; small amount; Ex. He does not have a modicum of sense; CF. moderate