Thesaurus / retrench
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Dulneſs has few redundancies to retrench, few luxuriancies to prune, and few irregularities to ſmooth.

They found it impossible to live as they did, and yet impossible to retrench more than they always had.

The hypocrisy of going abroad to retrench was not long undiscovered.

The Wits and Beaux of SocietyGrace Wharton and Philip Wharton

If the fancy of Ovid be luxuriant it is his character to be so; and if I retrench it he is no longer Ovid.

But if you give him rope enough he will retrench you out of business.

Dr. Tremayne decided to retrench and to keep only one man-servant.

A Fortunate TermAngela Brazil

Tell me at least the expenses of the Republic, for no doubt you intend to retrench the superfluous.

If he can retrench in pains without lessening his gains, be assured that he will do it.

The Simple LifeCharles Wagner

Did she mean that they must move into a smaller house, and retrench generally?

Helping HimselfHoratio Alger

They will learn to retrench superfluities, in order to exercise the grace of Christian charity.

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