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retrench - cut down; cut down expenses; economize
allegiance - loyalty
halfhearted - exhibiting little interest or enthusiasm
sedulous - diligent; assiduous; paying attention; N. sedulity
endue - provide with some quality; endow
acquittal - deliverance from a charge; V. acquit: free from a charge or accusation; discharge from a duty; conduct (oneself) in a specified manner
psychosomatic - of the influence of the mind on the body (esp. with respect to disease)
foreshadow - give an indication beforehand; be a sign of (what is coming); portend; prefigure
jocular - said or done in jest or playfully; marked by joking
scavenge - hunt through discarded materials for usable items or food; search, especially for food; N. scavenger: one who scavenges; animal that feeds on refuse and carrion