GRE Word List

RETENTIVE

having the power, property, or capacity of retaining

The meaning of the word retentive is having the power, property, or capacity of retaining.

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WordMeaning
extraneousexisting on or coming from the outside
miragean optical (see optical
strangleto choke to death by compressing the throat with something (such as a hand or rope) : throttle
bedizento dress or adorn gaudily
inclineto bend the head or body forward : bow
limpto walk lamely
spartana native or inhabitant of ancient Sparta
hypnosisa trancelike state that resembles sleep but is induced by a person whose suggestions are readily accepted by the subject
factiousof or relating to faction: such as
effectuateto cause or bring about (something) : to put (something) into effect or operation : effect