trunc

trunk, removed by chopping, dismembered

Usage

  • trenchant

    Trenchant comments or criticisms are expressed forcefully, directly, and clearly, even though they may be hurtful to the receiver.

  • truncate

    If you truncate something, you make it shorter or quicker by removing or cutting off part of it.

  • retrench

    If governments, companies, or other institutions retrench, they reduce costs and/or decrease the amount that they spend in order to save money.

  • entrenched

    When one is entrenched in something, one is firmly established, fixed, or placed in a position of great strength.

  • entrench

    fix firmly or securely

  • entrenchment

    an entrenched fortification

  • retrenchment

    entrenchment consisting of an additional interior fortification to prolong the defense

  • trunk

    the main stem of a tree

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