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Word: retrench

Definition: cut down; cut down expenses; economize


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::: cognizance - knowledge; ADJ. cognizant; having knowledge; aware
::: fancied - imagined; unreal
::: palimpsest - parchment or piece of writing material used for second time after original writing has been erased
::: braggadocio - boasting
::: juxtapose - place side by side; CF. next
::: blunder - error; stupid mistake
::: slavish - of or like a slave; servile; showing no originality; copied very closely; Ex. slavish devotion/copy of the original
::: stodgy - dull; stuffy; boringly conservative; Ex. stodgy book
::: obstetrician - physician specializing in delivery(assisting in giving birth) of babies; N. obstetrics; CF. midwife
::: agility - nimbleness; ability to move quickly