retentionist

/ (rɪˈtɛnʃənɪst) /

noun

a person who advocates the retention of something, esp capital punishment

Nearby words

  1. retention,
  2. retention cyst,
  3. retention jaundice,
  4. retention suture,
  5. retention vomiting,
  6. retentive,
  7. retentively,
  8. retentivity,
  9. retepore,
  10. retest

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