Retentive

  • 101rétentif — rétentif, ive (ré tan tif, ti v ) adj. Terme didactique. Qui a la vertu de retenir. Force retentive. HISTORIQUE    XIIIe s. •   Et la terre, qui est froide et seche, fait la vertu retentive, ce est qui retient la viande, BRUN. LATINI Trésor, p.… …

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  • 102We’re Only in It for the Money — У слова «Money» есть и другие значения: см. Money. We re Only in It for the Money …

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  • 103memory — n. power of recalling 1) to jog smb. s memory 2) to commit smt. to memory 3) to slip smb. s memory (the date has slipped my memory) 4) to lose one s memory 5) an infallible; photographic; powerful; retentive; short memory 6) (med.) long term;… …

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  • 104absorbent — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. porous, absorptive, spongy, permeable, dry, soft, pervious, pregnable, assimilative, imbibing, penetrable, receptive, retentive, spongiose, thirsty. Ant. impermeable, impervious, solid. II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a.… …

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  • 105Memory — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Memory >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 memory memory remembrance Sgm: N 1 retention retention retentiveness Sgm: N 1 tenacity tenacity Sgm: N 1 veteris vestigia flammae veteris vestigia flammae Sgm: N 1 tablets of the… …

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  • 106Retention — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Retention >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 retention retention Sgm: N 1 retaining retaining &c. >V. Sgm: N 1 keep keep detention custody Sgm: N 1 tenacity tenacity firm hold grasp …

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  • 107tenacious — [adj1] strong, unyielding adamant, bound, clinging, coherent, cohesive, determined, dogged, fast, firm, forceful, inflexible, intransigent, iron, meaning business*, mulish, obdurate, obstinate, persevering, persistent, persisting, pertinacious,… …

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  • 108depth psychology — noun a set of techniques for exploring underlying motives and a method of treating various mental disorders; based on the theories of Sigmund Freud his physician recommended psychoanalysis • Syn: ↑psychoanalysis, ↑analysis • Derivationally… …

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  • 109re|ten´tive|ness — re|ten|tive «rih TEHN tihv», adjective. 1. able to hold or keep: »a material retentive of moisture. 2. able to remember easily: »a retentive memory. –re|ten´tive|ly, adverb. –re|ten´tive|ness, noun …

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  • 110re|ten´tive|ly — re|ten|tive «rih TEHN tihv», adjective. 1. able to hold or keep: »a material retentive of moisture. 2. able to remember easily: »a retentive memory. –re|ten´tive|ly, adverb. –re|ten´tive|ness, noun …

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  • 111re|ten|tive — «rih TEHN tihv», adjective. 1. able to hold or keep: »a material retentive of moisture. 2. able to remember easily: »a retentive memory. –re|ten´tive|ly, adverb. –re|ten´tive|ness, noun …

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  • 112Fast — Fast, a. [Compar. {Faster}; superl. {Fastest}.] [OE., firm, strong, not loose, AS. f[ae]st; akin to OS. fast, D. vast, OHG. fasti, festi, G. fest, Icel. fastr, Sw. & Dan. fast, and perh. to E. fetter. The sense swift comes from the idea of… …

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  • 113Fast and loose — Fast Fast, a. [Compar. {Faster}; superl. {Fastest}.] [OE., firm, strong, not loose, AS. f[ae]st; akin to OS. fast, D. vast, OHG. fasti, festi, G. fest, Icel. fastr, Sw. & Dan. fast, and perh. to E. fetter. The sense swift comes from the idea of… …

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  • 114Fast and loose pulleys — Fast Fast, a. [Compar. {Faster}; superl. {Fastest}.] [OE., firm, strong, not loose, AS. f[ae]st; akin to OS. fast, D. vast, OHG. fasti, festi, G. fest, Icel. fastr, Sw. & Dan. fast, and perh. to E. fetter. The sense swift comes from the idea of… …

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  • 115Faster — Fast Fast, a. [Compar. {Faster}; superl. {Fastest}.] [OE., firm, strong, not loose, AS. f[ae]st; akin to OS. fast, D. vast, OHG. fasti, festi, G. fest, Icel. fastr, Sw. & Dan. fast, and perh. to E. fetter. The sense swift comes from the idea of… …

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  • 116Fastest — Fast Fast, a. [Compar. {Faster}; superl. {Fastest}.] [OE., firm, strong, not loose, AS. f[ae]st; akin to OS. fast, D. vast, OHG. fasti, festi, G. fest, Icel. fastr, Sw. & Dan. fast, and perh. to E. fetter. The sense swift comes from the idea of… …

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  • 117Hard and fast — Fast Fast, a. [Compar. {Faster}; superl. {Fastest}.] [OE., firm, strong, not loose, AS. f[ae]st; akin to OS. fast, D. vast, OHG. fasti, festi, G. fest, Icel. fastr, Sw. & Dan. fast, and perh. to E. fetter. The sense swift comes from the idea of… …

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  • 118Irretentive — Ir re*ten tive, a. Not retentive; as, an irretentive memory. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 119Retentively — Re*ten tive*ly, adv. In a retentive manner. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 120Retentiveness — Re*ten tive*ness, n. The quality of being retentive. [1913 Webster] …

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