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resentment
indignation,bitterness,displeasure
reserve
self control,formal but distant manner
residue
remainder, balance
resignation
patient submissiveness,statment that one is quitting a job
resilient
elastic
resolution
determination
resolve(n)
determination,firmness of purpose
resolve(v)
decide,settle,solve
resonant
echoing,resounding,deep and full in sound
respiration
breathing,exhalation
respite
interval of releif,time for rest,delay in punishment
resplendent
dazzling,glorious,brilliant
responsiveness
state of reactind readily to appeals,orders
restive
restlessly impatient
restraint
moderation,self control,controlling force,restriction
resumption
taking up again,recommencement
restitution
reparation,indemnification
resurge
rise again,flow to and fro
rescucitate
revive
retaliation
repayment in kind(usually for bad treatment)
retentive
holding,having a good memory
reticent
reserved,uncommunicative,inclined to silence
retinue
following,attendants
retiring
modest,shy
retort
quick sharp reply
retract
withdraw,take back
retrench
economize,cut down
retribution
vengeance,compensation,punishment for offenses
retreive
recover,find and bring in
retroactive
taking effect before it's enactment(as law)or imposition(as a tax)
retrograde
go backwards,degenerate
retrospective
looking back on the past
revelry
boistrous merry making
reverbate
echo,resound
reverant
respectfull,worshipful
reverie
daydream,musing
revert
relapse,backslide,turn back to
revile
attack with abusive language,villify
revoke
cancel,retract
revulsion
sudden violent change of feelings
rhapsodize
to speak or write in an exaggeratadely enthusiastic manner
rhetoric
art of effective communication,insincere or gradiloquent language
ribald
wanton,profane
riddle
pierce with holes,permeate,spread throughout
rider
amendment or clause added to a legislative bill
rife
abundant,current
rift
opening,break
rig
fix ,manipulate
rigid
stiff and unyeilding,strict,hard and unbending
rigor
severity
rile
vex,irritate,muddy
riveting
absorbing,engrossing
rivulet
small stream
robust
vigorous,strong
rococo
ornate,highly decorated
roil
to make liquids murky by stirring up sediment,to disturb
roseate
rosy,optimistic
roster
list
rostrum
platform for speech making,pulpit
rote
repitition
rotunda
circular building or hall covered by a dome
rotundity
roundness,sonorousness of speech
rousing
lively,stirring
rout
stampede,drive out
rubble
fragments
rubric
title or heading(in red point) protocol,,directions for religious cermony
ruddy
reddish,healthy looking
rudimentary
not developed,elementary,crude
rue
regret,lament,mourn
ruffian
bully,scoundrel
ruminate
chew over and over
rummage
ransack,thoroughly search
runic
mysterious,set down in an ancient alphabet
ruse
trick,strategum
rustic
pertaining to country people,uncouth
rusticate
banish to the country,dwell in the country
ruthless
pitiless,cruel
saboteur
one who commits sabotage,destroyer of property
saccharine
cloyingly sweat
sacrlegious
desecrating,profane
sacrosanct
most sacred,inviolable