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1) 'tain't. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Nonstandard Contraction of it ain't....

2) tain. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...of paper-thin tin plate. 2. Tinfoil used as a backing for mirrors. French, alteration of etain, tin, from Late Latin stannum. See stannic....

3) Croquemitaine [croak-mit-tain]. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...an English version by Tom Hood, illustrated by Gustave Dore (1867). (See FEAR-FORTRESS, MITAINE, etc.) 1...

4) containerize. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: con·tain·er·ized, con·tain·er·iz·ing, con·tain·er·iz·es1. To package (cargo) in large standardized containers for efficient shipping and handling....

5) mountaineer. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1. A native or inhabitant of a mountainous area. 2. One who climbs mountains for sport. Inflected forms: moun·tain·eered, moun·tain·eer·ing, moun·tain·eers To climb...

6) 49037. Service, Robert W. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:49037 QUOTATION:Yet 'tain't being dead-it's my awful dread of the icy grave that pains;So I want you to swear that, foul or fair, you'll cremate my lastremains."...

7) uncertainty. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: pl. un·cer·tain·ties1. The condition of being uncertain; doubt. 2. Something uncertain: the uncertainties of modern life. 3. Statistics The estimated...

8) certainty. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: pl. cer·tain·ties1. The fact, quality, or state of being certain: the certainty of death. 2. Something that is clearly established or assured: On...

9) pertain. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: per·tained, per·tain·ing, per·tains1. To have reference; relate: evidence that pertains to the accident. 2. To belong as an adjunct, part, holding,...

10) detain. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: de·tained, de·tain·ing, de·tains1. To keep from proceeding; delay or retard. 2. To keep in custody or temporary confinement: The police detained...

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