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RETENTIVE

holding; able to retain things (esp. facts in the mind); having a good memory

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The meaning of the word retentive is holding; able to retain things (esp. facts in the mind); having a good memory.

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insubordinationdisobedience; rebelliousness; ADJ. insubordinate
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prongpointed projecting part
fortitudebravery; courage; strength of mind
incorporateintroduce something into a larger whole; include; embody; give material form to; ADJ.
methodicalsystematic; N. method: systematic method of procedure
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multifariousvaried; greatly diversified; Ex. multifarious activities
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