(Roget's IV) modif.
Syn. maintaining, sustaining, securing, saving, preserving, holding, keeping, owning, possessing, having, withholding, taking, seizing, confining, suppressing, curbing, arresting, restraining, holding back, keeping back, receiving, admitting, comprehending, accommodating, embracing, remembering, treasuring, cherishing, commemorating, employing, engaging, hiring, reserving.

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