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(3) RETAIN+?

2011 February 16
by admin

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 CERATIN  ker­atin (a fibrous pro­tein) [n –S] */s
 CERTAIN  absolutely con­fi­dent [adj –TAINER, –TAINEST] */*
 CREATIN  cre­a­tine (a chem­i­cal com­pound) [n –S] */egs
 TACRINE  a drug for treat­ing Alzheimer’s dis­ease [n –S] */s
 ANTIRED  opposed to com­mu­nism [adj] */*
  DETRAIN  to get off a rail­road train [v –ED, –ING, –S] */s
–TRAINED  TRAIN, to instruct sys­tem­at­i­cally [v] s/*
 ARENITE  rock made up chiefly of sand grains [n –S] */s
 RETINAE– RETINA, a mem­brane of the eye [n] */*
 TRAINEE  a per­son receiv­ing train­ing [n –S] */s
 FAINTER  one that faints (to lose con­scious­ness) [n –S] */s
 GRANITE  a type of rock [n –S] : GRANITIC [adj] */s
–GRATINE– cov­ered with a crust [adj] */e
 INGRATE  an ungrate­ful per­son [n –S] */s
 TANGIER  TANGY, pun­gent (sharply affect­ing the organs of taste or smell) [adj] */*
–TEARING  TEAR, to emit tears (drops of saline liq­uid secreted by a gland of the eye) [v] */*
 HAIRNET  a net worn to keep the hair in place [n –S] */s
 INEARTH  to bury (to put in the ground and cover with earth) [v –ED, –ING, –S] */s
 THERIAN  any of a sub­class of mam­mals [n –S] */s
 INERTIA  the ten­dency of a body to resist accel­er­a­tion [n –TIAS or –TIAE] : INERTIAL [adj] */els
 KERATIN  a fibrous pro­tein [n –S] */s
 LATRINE  a type of toi­let [n –S] */s
 RATLINE– one of the ropes form­ing the steps of a rope lad­der on a ship [n –S] */s
 RELIANT  show­ing reliance [adj] */*
 RETINAL– retinene (a pig­ment in the retina) [n –S] */s
–TRENAIL  treenail (a wooden peg used for fas­ten­ing tim­bers) [n –S] */s
 MINARET  a slen­der tower attached to a mosque [n –S] */s
 RAIMENT  cloth­ing (wear­ing apparel) [n –S] */s
 ENTRAIN  to board a train [v –ED, –ING, –S] */s
 PAINTER  one that paints (to make a rep­re­sen­ta­tion of with paints (col­or­ing sub­stances)) [n –S] */s
 PERTAIN  to have ref­er­ence or rela­tion [v –ED, –ING, –S] */s
 REPAINT  PAINT, to make a rep­re­sen­ta­tion of with paints (col­or­ing sub­stances) [v –ED, –ING, –S] */s
 RETRAIN  TRAIN, to instruct sys­tem­at­i­cally [v –ED, –ING, –S] p/s
 TERRAIN  a tract of land [n –S] */s
 TRAINER  one that trains (to instruct sys­tem­at­i­cally) [n –S] s/s
 ANESTRI  ANESTRUS, a period of sex­ual dor­mancy [n] */*
 ANTSIER  ANTSY, fid­gety (ner­vously rest­less) [adj] */*
 NASTIER  NASTY, offen­sive to the senses [adj] */*
 RATINES– RATINE, a heavy fab­ric [n] */*
 RETAINS– RETAIN, to keep pos­ses­sion of [v] */*
 RETINAS– RETINA, a mem­brane of the eye [n] */*
 RETSINA  a resin-flavored Greek wine [n –S] */s
 STAINER  one that stains (to dis­color or dirty) [n –S] */s
 STEARIN  the solid por­tion of a fat [n –S] : STEARIC [adj] */es
 INTREAT  to entreat (to ask for earnestly) [v –ED, –ING, –S] */s
 ITERANT  repeat­ing [adj] */*
 NATTIER  NATTY, neatly dressed [adj] g/*
 NITRATE  to treat with nitric acid [v –TRATED, –TRATING, –TRATES] */ds
 TERTIAN  a recur­rent fever [n –S] */s
 RUINATE  to ruin (to destroy (to dam­age beyond repair or renewal)) [v –ATED, –ATING, –ATES] */ds
 TAURINE  a chem­i­cal com­pound [n –S] */s
 URANITE  a min­eral [n –S] : URANITIC [adj] */s
 URINATE  to dis­charge urine [v –NATED, –NATING, –NATES] */ds
 TAWNIER  TAWNY, light brown [adj] */*
 TINWARE  arti­cles made of tin­plate [n –S] */s

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