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Word: retrench

Definition: cut down; cut down expenses; economize

More Vocab Words

::: disburse - pay out (as from a fund); N. disbursement; CF. purse
::: astute - wise; shrewd; keen; seeing quickly something that is to one's advantage
::: candor - frankness; open honesty; ADJ. candid
::: gruesome - grisly; horrible
::: pithy - concise and meaningful; substantial; meaty
::: muster - gather; assemble (troops); Ex. muster up one's strength for the ordeal; N.
::: impede - hide; retard or obstruct the progress of; block
::: monotheism - belief in one God
::: lumber - move heavily or clumsily; Ex. The bear lumbered through the woods; N: timber
::: quiescent - dormant; temporarily inactive; at rest; N. quiescence