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detention
act of keeping back
impertinent
rude
pertinacious
very persistent
pertinent
having to do with the matter at hand
retentive
able to remember
retinue
group of followers accompanying a distinguished person
tenacity
persistence
tenancy
period of a tenant's temporary holding of real estate
tenet
principle generally held to be true
tenure
status assuring an emplyee of permanence in his or her position
untenable
incapable of being defended
admonish
warn of a fault
admonition
gentle reproof
admonitory
conveying a gently reproof
monitor
one who admonishes
monument
a means of reminding us of a person or event
premonition
forewarning
premonitory
conveying a forewarning
countermand
issue a contrary order
mandate
territory administered by a trustee
remand
send back
writ of madamus
written order from a court to enforce the performance of some public duty
accredit
accept as worthy of belief
credence
belief
credentials
documents that inspire belief or trust
credible
believable
credit
belief
credulous
too ready to believe
creed
summary of principles blieved in
discredit
refuse to believe
incredible
not believable
incredulity
disbelief