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Word: retrench

Definition: cut down; cut down expenses; economize


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::: denotation - meaning; distinguishing by name; V. denote: indicate; refer to directly; mean; CF. connotation
::: meander - wind or turn in its course; follow a winding or turning course; move aimlessly and idly
::: incubus - burden; very worriying problem; mental care; nightmare; male devil; CF. succubus
::: topography - physical features of a region (such as the shape and height); CF. topo-: place
::: hubbub - confused uproar; loud noise; din
::: flux - flowing; series of changes; fluctuation; Ex. in a state of flux
::: cogitate - think over; ponder
::: slipshod - slovenly; careless; sloppy; untidy; shabby; Ex. slipshod work
::: trite - hackneyed; commonplace
::: beget - father; become the father of; produce; give rise to