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Word: retrench

Definition: cut down; cut down expenses; economize


More Vocab Words

::: tact - skill or sensitivity in dealing with people without causing offence
::: converge - approach; tend to meet; come together
::: munificent - very generous in giving; Ex. munificent benefactor; N. munificience
::: matriarch - woman who rules a family or larger social group
::: abdicate - renounce; give up (position, right, or responsibility)
::: perverse - purposely continuing to do something wrong; stubbornly wrongheaded; perverted; directed away from what is right; wicked and unacceptable; Ex. perverse satisfaction; Ex. Hannibal Lecter in a perverse mood; N. perversity
::: perpetual - everlasting
::: oligarchy - government by a privileged few
::: maverick - rebel; nonconformist (in a group)
::: kindred - related; belonging to the same group; similar in nature or character; Ex. kindred languages; N: relative; kin; kinship