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Word: retrench

Definition: cut down; cut down expenses; economize

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::: rivulet - small stream; CF. rill < rivulet < river
::: statute - law enacted by the legislature
::: regale - entertain
::: inhibit - restrain; prohibit; retard or prevent; N. inhibition
::: inconsistency - state of being self-contradictory; lack of uniformity or steadiness; ADJ. inconsistent: displaying a lack of consistency; erratic; contradictory; incompatible
::: centigrade - denoting a widely used temperature scale (basically same as Celsius)
::: wretch - miserable person; bad or despicable person; ADJ. wretched: miserable; bad; contemptible; vile
::: dysentery - inflammatory disorder of the lower intestinal tract
::: dehydrate - remove water from; dry out
::: baffle - frustrate; perplex