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Word: retrench

Definition: cut down; cut down expenses; economize


More Vocab Words

::: prognosis - forecasted course of a disease; prediction; CF. prognostic
::: decry - express strong disapproval of; condemn openly (something dangerous to the public); disparage; Ex. decry the violence of modern films
::: savory - pleasant in taste; tasty; pleasing, attractive, or agreeable; Ex. savory reputation
::: hostility - unfriendliness; hatred; enmity; ADJ. hostile
::: opaque - dark; not transparent; N. opacity
::: corrosive - eating away by chemicals or disease; (of language) fierce
::: unruly - disobedient; lawless; difficult to control
::: gregarious - sociable; (of an animal) tending to form a group
::: avuncular - of or like an uncle
::: crotchety - (of someone old) eccentric; odd; whimsical; bad-tempered; N. crotchet: odd or whimsical notion