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quash(v)
subdue,crush,squash
quay(n)
dock,landing place
queasy
easily nuseated,squeamish
quell(v)
extinguish,put down,quiet
quench(v)
douse or extinguish,assuage or satisfy
querulous
fretful,whining
query
inquiry,question
queue
line
quibble
minor objection or complaint
quiescent
at rest,dormant,temporarily inactive
quietude
tranquility
quintessence
purest and highest embodiment
quip(n)
taunt
quirk
startling twist,caprice
quisling
traitor who aids invaders
quash(v)
subdue,crush,squash
quay(n)
dock,landing place
queasy
easily nuseated,squeamish
quell(v)
extinguish,put down,quiet
quench(v)
douse or extinguish,assuage or satisfy
querulous
fretful,whining
query
inquiry,question
queue
line
quibble
minor objection or complaint
quiescent
at rest,dormant,temporarily inactive
quietude
tranquility
quintessence
purest and highest embodiment
quip(n)
taunt
quirk
startling twist,caprice
quisling
traitor who aids invaders
quiver(n)
case for arrows
quiver(v)
tremble,shake
quixotic
idealistic but impractical
quizzical
teasing,bantering,mocking, curious
quorum
no. of members necessary to conduct a meeting
quotidian
daily,commonplace,customary
rabid
lika a fanatic,furious
raconteur
story teller
ragamuffin
person wearing tettered clothes
rail(v)
scold,rant
raiment
clothing
rakish
stylish,sporty
rally(v)
call up or summon(forces,vital powers)revive,recuperate
ramble(v)
wander aimlessly(physically or mentally)
ramification
branching out,subdivision
ramify(v)
divide into branches
ramp
slope,inclined plane
rampant
growing in profusion,unrestrained
rampart
defensive mound of earth
ramshackle
rickety.falling apart
rancid
having the odor of stale fat
rancor
bitterness,hatred
random
without definite purpose,plan or aim
rankle
irritate,fester
rant(v)
rave,talk excitedly,scold,make a drandiloquent speech
rapacious
excessively grasping,plundering
rapport
emotional closeness,harmony
rapt
absorbed,enchanted
rarefied
made less dense(of a gas)
raspy
grating,harsh
ratify
approve formally,verify,confirm
ratiocination
reasoning,act of drawing coclusions
rationale
fundemnetal reason or justification,grounds for an action
rationalize
give a plausible reason for an action in place of a true less admirable one
raucous
harsh,and shrill,disorderly and boisterous
rave
overwhelmingly favorable review
ravage(v)
plunder,dispoil
ravel
fall apart into tangles,unravel,untwist,entangle
ravenous
extremely hungry
ravine
narrow valley with steep sides
raze(v(
destry completely
reactionary
opposing progress
realm
kingdom,feild or sphere
reaper
one who hervests grain
rebate
discount
rebuff
snub,beat back
rebuke
scold harshly,criticize severly
rebus
puzzle in which pictures stand for words
rebuttal
refutation,response with contrary evidence
recalcitrant
obstinately stubborn,determined to resist authority,unruly
racnt(v(
disclaim,or disavow,retract aprevious statement,openly confess,error
recapitulate
summarize
recast(v)
reconstruct
receptive
quick or willing to receive ideas,suggestions
recession
withdrawal,retreat,time of low economic activity
recidivism
habitual return to crime
recipient
receiver
reciprocal
mutual,exchangeable, interacting
reciprocate
repay in kind
recluse
hermit,loner
reconcile
correct inconsistencies,become freindly after a quarrel
recondite
abstruse,profound,secret
reconnaissance
survey of enemy by soldiers,reconnoitering
recount(v)
narrate or tell,count over again
recourse
restoring to help when in trouble
recrimination
countercharges
rectify
set right,correct
rectitude
uprightness,moral virtue,correctness of judgment
recumbent
reclining,lying down completely or in part
recuperate(V)
recover
recurrent
occuring again and again