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[ adjective ] continued in your keeping or use or memory

Synonyms

maintained

Examples

"in...the retained pattern of dancers and guests remembered"

Used in print

(Stephen Longstreet, Eagles Where I Walk....)

Anita put_out the remaining candles with a long snuffer , and in the smell of scented candlewick , the comforting awareness of each other 's bodies , the retained pattern of dancers and guests remembered , their minds grew numb and then empty_of images .

Related terms

preserved

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