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retain - keep; maintain possession of; employ (esp. a lawyer or advisor); N. retainer: servant; fee paid to retain an advisor
forgo - (forego) give up; do without
surveillance - close observation of a person (esp. one under suspicion); watching; guarding
effectuate - effect; produce; achieve; Ex. effectuate a reconciliation
consort - associate with; keep company; N: husband or wife (or a ruler)
seminal - related to seed or semen; germinal; creative; providing a basis for further development; influencing future developments; Ex. seminal research in a new field
veracity - truthfulness; adherence to the truth
exhale - breathe out; OP. inhale
requite - make return for; repay; reciprocate; revenge; N. requittal
flail - beat with or as if with a flail; move wildly; thresh grain by hand; strike or slap; toss about; N: threshing tool consisting of a stick swinging from the end of a long handle