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tenet

any opinion, principle, doctrine, dogma, etc., especially one held as true by members of a profession, group, or movement.
(a set of beliefs a certain group has)

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tenacious

holding fast; characterized by keeping a firm hold, highly retentive (never gives up)

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retain

to keep possession of

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pertain

to have reference or relation

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recluse

a person who lives in seclusion or apart from society, often for religious meditation (someone who lives in isolation)

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occlude

to close, obstruct, shut, or stop up (a passage, opening, etc.).

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preclude

to prevent the presence, existence, or occurrence of; make impossible
-stop something from heppening

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intercede

to act or interpose in behalf of someone in difficulty or trouble, as by pleading or petition
stepping in on behalf of someone else

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interdict

any prohibitory act or decree of a court or an administrative officer.
-forbidding something

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interject

to insert between other things
-interrupt, abruptly state opinion