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detention
act of keeping back or detaining
impertinent
1.not pertinent, inappropiate
2. rude
pertinacious
adhering (holding) firmly to a purpose or opinion; very persistent
pertinent
having to do with the matter at hand; relevant
retentive
tenacious;able to retain or remember
retinue
group of followers or assistants attending a distinguished person
tenacity
firmness in holding fast;persistence
tenancy
period of a tenant's temporary holding a real estate
tenet
principle, belief or doctrine generally held to be true
tenure
1. period for which an office or position is held
2. status assuring an employee a permanent position
untenable
incapable of being held or defended
countermand
issue a contrary order
mandate
1. authoritative command
2. territory administered by a trustee
mandatory
obligatory; required by command
remand
send back ; recommit as to a prision
admonish (v)
warn of a fault; reprove; rebuke
admonition (n)
gentle reproof counseling against a fault or error
admonitory (adj)
conveying a gentle reproof
monitor (n)
person or mechanical device that keeps track of check or warns
monitor (v)
keep track of, regulate, or control the operation of a machine or process
monument
a means of reminding us of a person or event
premonition
forewarning; intuitive anticipation of a coming event
premonitory
conveying a forewarning