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He successfully leveraged skepticism about the system to aid his own ambitions to retain power.
WHAT HAPPENS TO AN ENTRENCHED TWO-PARTY SYSTEM WHEN ONE PARTY UNDERMINES THE SYSTEM?PHILIP BUMPFEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The one thing that you have to retain is being able to celebrate you and your achievements, not as contrasted to anybody else’s.
HOW GIDEON THE NINTH AUTHOR TAMSYN MUIR QUEERS THE SPACE OPERACONSTANCE GRADYFEBRUARY 5, 2021VOX
He legally retains authority over much of her day-to-day life, though he temporarily stepped away from that role in 2019.
BRITNEY SPEARS AND THE TRAUMA OF BEING YOUNG, FEMALE AND FAMOUS IN THE ’90SASHLEY FETTERSFEBRUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
This allows the cheese to retain its moisture and results in that smooth, Velveeta-like texture we love so much.
SCIENTIFIC TIPS FOR MAKING PERFECT NACHO CHEESESANDRA GUTIERREZ G.FEBRUARY 4, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Researchers seem to agree that as children’s ability to retain memories emerges, their ability to recall particular events is increased when adults talk to them about what they experienced after the fact.
WHAT HAPPENS TO OUR LOST CHILDHOOD MEMORIES? MOTHERHOOD SENT ME LOOKING FOR ANSWERS.MISSY RYANFEBRUARY 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Folkes and her role-share partner, Nicola Johnson-Marshall, are advocates of part-time and role-share positions as a vehicle for retaining female leadership in senior roles in the workplace.
‘IT’S POSSIBLE IF DONE RIGHT’: PANDEMIC ACCELERATES DEMAND FOR FLEXIBLE SENIOR ROLESJESSICA DAVIESFEBRUARY 3, 2021DIGIDAY
It will become increasingly difficult for Republicans to suppress enough votes to retain power.
SHRINKING THE GOP, ONE STATE AT A TIMEJENNIFER RUBINFEBRUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The Cougars picked off Boise State and Texas Tech in a truncated nonconference schedule, victories likely to retain value until the end of the season.
NCAA TOURNAMENT BRACKETOLOGY: TWO NO. 1 SEEDS COULD GO TO TEAMS OUTSIDE POWER CONFERENCESPATRICK STEVENSFEBRUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
She won’t receive a salary or have expenses covered, allowing her to retain her college eligibility.
SHE’S AIMING TO PLAY DIVISION III FOOTBALL THIS FALL — AT DEFENSIVE BACKLEONARD SHAPIROFEBRUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It’s also unclear whether sponsorship has retained its value, given Beijing 2022 is fast approaching, or its perks, such as guaranteed admission to headline events.
CAN TOKYO SAFELY HOST THE OLYMPIC GAMES THIS SUMMER?CHARLIE CAMPBELLJANUARY 12, 2021TIME
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WORDS RELATED TO RETAIN

  • committed to memory
  • crammed
  • fix in the mind
  • kept forever
  • knew
  • knew by heart
  • learned
  • learned by heart
  • mastered
  • nailed down
  • recalled
  • recollected
  • reminded
  • retained
  • stored
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