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Retaining Crossword Clue and Answers List

CARING Retaining
SAVING Retaining
ANCHOR Ship's retaining implement
RETAINAL The act of retaining; retention.
RETENTION The power of retaining; retentiveness.
RETAINMENT The act of retaining; retention.
IRRETENTION Want of retaining power; forgetfulness.
COOL Not retaining heat; light; as, a cool dress.
HOPPERINGS Gravel retaining in the hopper of a cradle.
HOLDING The act or state of sustaining, grasping, or retaining.
KEEP A cap for retaining anything, as a journal box, in place.
HYGROMETRICAL Readily absorbing and retaining moisture; as, hygrometric substances, like potash.
RACK An instrument or frame used for stretching, extending, retaining, or displaying, something.
RETENTIVITY The power of retaining; retentive force; as, the retentivity of a magnet.
LONG-BREATHED Having the power of retaining the breath for a long time; long-winded.
COSTIVE Retaining fecal matter in the bowels; having too slow a motion of the bowels; constipated.
APHEMIA Loss of the power of speaking, while retaining the power of writing; -- a disorder of cerebral origin.
LEACHY Permitting liquids to pass by percolation; not capable of retaining water; porous; pervious; -- said of gravelly or sandy soils, and the like.
ABRIDGE To shorten or contract by using fewer words, yet retaining the sense; to epitomize; to condense; as, to abridge a history or dictionary.
FOMES Any substance supposed to be capable of absorbing, retaining, and transporting contagious or infectious germs; as, woolen clothes are said to be active fomites.
ORTHOTONE Retaining the accent; not enclitic; -- said of certain indefinite pronouns and adverbs when used interrogatively, which, when not so used, are ordinarilly enclitic.
EVERGREEN Remaining unwithered through the winter, or retaining unwithered leaves until the leaves of the next year are expanded, as pines cedars, hemlocks, and the like.
REVETMENT A facing of wood, stone, or any other material, to sustain an embankment when it receives a slope steeper than the natural slope; also, a retaining wall.
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