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retentive - holding; able to retain things (esp. facts in the mind); having a good memory
delusive - deceptive; likely to delude; misleading; raising vain hopes; Ex. delusive promises
temperate - moderate; restrained; self-controlled; moderate in respect to temperature; CF. temperance: moderation and self-restraint; abstinence of alcoholic drinks; Ex. temperance society
hibernal - wintry; wintery; of or like winter
glutinous - sticky; viscous; gluey
preposterous - absurd; completely unreasonable; ridiculous
azure - sky blue
prize - pry; move with a lever; value highly; esteem; Ex. his most prized possession; N: something captured during war-time (esp. an enemy ship)
indemnify - make secure against damage or loss; compensate for damage or loss; CF. make uninjured
ostensible - apparent; appearing as such; professed(pretended); pretended; Ex. ostensible purpose of the expedition