The celebrity’s retinue catered to her every need, including scheduling her events, painting her nails, fixing her hair, and applying makeup.

Definition: n. A group that attends an important person
L. re “back,” + tenere = that which is retained
Root Word: Ten/Tain/Tin
Meaning: “To hold”
Other “ten/tain/tin” words:
1. Tenacious: adj.-tending to keep a firm hold of something; clinging or adhering closely
2. Retain: verb- continue to have something; keep possession of
3. Pertinent: adj.- relevant or applicable to a particular matter

By:Reed & Coughlan

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