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retention
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Bleak House
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  • Everything seems to have happened to his hands that could possibly take place consistently with the retention of all the fingers, for they are notched, and seamed, and crumpled all over.

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  • The school is trying to improve freshman retention.
  • Retention of what is read improves when students cultivate an interest in what they are reading.

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