GRE Word List

RETRENCH

cut down

The meaning of the word retrench is cut down.

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WordMeaning
legatoin a manner that is smooth and connected (as between successive tones)
inciteto move to action : stir up : spur on : urge on
profligatewildly extravagant
culverta transverse drain
plumagethe feathers of a bird
autopsyan examination of a body after death to determine the cause of death or the character and extent of changes produced by disease
nubileof marriageable condition or age
irrevocablenot possible to revoke : unalterable
toutto make much of : promote
halefree from defect, disease, or infirmity : sound