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CHALLENGE YOURSELF WITH THESE WORDS FROM "LITTLE WOMEN"
"Little Women" may be a classic, but that doesn't mean we all know the meanings of the vocab words from the book. Can you define these words correctly and make Jo proud?
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Words nearby retentivity
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Example sentences from the Web for retentivity
Hardened steel has a high degree of retentivity, while soft iron retains but little magnetism.
Name an object whose usefulness depends upon its retentivity.
British Dictionary definitions for retentivity
/ (ˌriːtɛnˈtɪvɪtɪ) /
the state or quality of being retentive
physics another name for remanence
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Scientific definitions for retentivity
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