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  • 121Retentivity — Re ten*tiv i*ty, n. The power of retaining; retentive force; as, the retentivity of a magnet. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 122Tenacious — Te*na cious, a. [L. tenax, acis, from tenere to hold. See {Tenable}, and cf. {Tenace}.] 1. Holding fast, or inclined to hold fast; inclined to retain what is in possession; as, men tenacious of their just rights. [1913 Webster] 2. Apt to retain;… …

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  • 123Tenaciously — Tenacious Te*na cious, a. [L. tenax, acis, from tenere to hold. See {Tenable}, and cf. {Tenace}.] 1. Holding fast, or inclined to hold fast; inclined to retain what is in possession; as, men tenacious of their just rights. [1913 Webster] 2. Apt… …

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  • 124Tenaciousness — Tenacious Te*na cious, a. [L. tenax, acis, from tenere to hold. See {Tenable}, and cf. {Tenace}.] 1. Holding fast, or inclined to hold fast; inclined to retain what is in possession; as, men tenacious of their just rights. [1913 Webster] 2. Apt… …

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  • 125To make 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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  • 126tenacious — adjective Etymology: Latin tenac , tenax tending to hold fast, from tenēre to hold Date: 1607 1. a. not easily pulled apart ; cohesive < a tenacious metal > b. tending to adhere or cling especially to another substance < tenacious burs > …

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  • 127short — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Old English sceort; akin to Old High German scurz short, Old Norse skortr lack Date: before 12th century 1. a. having little length b. not tall or high ; low 2. a. not extended in time …

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  • 128anal-retentiveness — noun see anal retentive …

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  • 129retentively — adverb see retentive …

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  • 130retentiveness — noun see retentive …

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  • 131Ananda — Ānanda was one of many principal disciples and a devout attendant of the Buddha. Amongst the Buddha s many disciples, Ānanda had the most retentive memory and most of the suttas in the Sutta Pitaka are attributed to his recollection of the Buddha …

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  • 132Cactus — This article is about the plant family. For the former genus Cactus, see Mammillaria, Melocactus, and Opuntia. For other meanings, see Cactus (disambiguation) Cacti redirects here. For the software, see Cacti (software). Cacti Temporal range: 35&#8230; …

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  • 133Geography of India — Country geography name =India continent =Asia region =Southern Asia Indian subcontinent coordinates =20°00 N 77°00 E area ranking =7th km area =3287263 percent land= 90.44 km coastline =7516 | borders =Total land borders:cite web |title=MINISTRY&#8230; …

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  • 134Sherlock Holmes — Infobox character colour = #DEDEE2 name = Sherlock Holmes caption = A portrait of Sherlock Holmes by Sidney Paget from the Strand Magazine , 1891 first = last = cause = creator = Sir Arthur Conan Doyle portrayer = episode = Four novelsFifty six&#8230; …

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  • 135Geranium — This article is about the botanical genus called Geranium. For the garden plants often called geranium , see Pelargonium. For other uses, see Geranium (disambiguation). Not to be confused with Germanium. Geranium Geranium dissectum …

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  • 136Aconitum — This article is about the herb sometimes known as wolfsbane. For other uses, see Wolfsbane (disambiguation). Monkshood Aconitum variegatum Scientific classification …

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  • 137Raymond Burr — Infobox actor name = Raymond Burr birthname = Raymond William Stacey Burr birthdate = birth date|1917|5|21 location = New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada deathdate = Death date and age|1993|9|12|1917|5|21 deathplace = Healdsburg, California …

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  • 138Colocasia — For the moth genus, see Colocasia (moth). Colocasia Colocasia esculenta Scientific classification Kingdom …

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  • 139Phil Hartman — in character as Chick Hazard, Private Eye, circa 1978 Born …

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  • 140Howard Stern — Infobox Radio Presenter name = Howard Stern alias = The Howard; King of All Media imagesize = 150px caption = birthname = Howard Allan Stern birthdate = birth date and age|mf=yes|1954|01|12 birthplace = New York City deathdate = deathplace = show …

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