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Word: retrench

Definition: cut down; cut down expenses; economize


More Vocab Words

::: temporal - of time; not lasting forever; limited by time; temporary; secular; worldly
::: dilettante - aimless follower of an art or a field of knowledge (not taking it seriously); amateur; dabbler; CF. delight
::: unwieldy - awkward (to carry or move); cumbersome; unmanageable
::: effete - having lost one's original power; barren; worn out; exhausted
::: pluck - courage; V: pull off or out; pull out the hair or feathers of; ADJ. plucky: courageous; brave
::: advent - arrival
::: pliable - flexible; easily influenced; yielding; adaptable
::: aphorism - pithy maxim or saying; ADJ. aphoristic
::: lurid - wild; sensational; graphic; gruesome; horrible; Ex. lurid details of the murder
::: credo - creed