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QUASH
crush, squash

Eg: To quash the demonstrator
QUAY
dock, landing space
QUEASY
easily nauseated, squeamish

Eg: For me, learning to drive is a queasy ride
QUELL
extinguing

Eg: She was a mean teacher, but it is a good thiing she can use that to quell our indicipline
QUORUM
Số đại biểu quy định
QUIP
taunt

eg: He is good by nature, but I am always hurt by his quips
QUIRK
startling twist, caprice

Eg: By a quirk of fate, I moved from rich to rags
QUISLING
traitor who aids invader

Eg: Some people see the South VN government as independent from the US but I see them nothing but quislings for them
QUIVER
1. case for arrows

2.tremble, shake
Eg: Her voice quivers when she heard the bad news
QUIZZICAL
teasing, bantering, mocking

Eg: raise one quizzical eye brow( Hue's style)
Everytime she gave me the quizzical look, it cracks me out
RABID
fanatic, furious

Eg: Rabid dog
You are like a rabid follower for him
RACONTEUR
story-teller

Eg: Many of my personal annecdote make great stories but I am a very bad raconteur
RAGAMUFFIN
person wearing tattered clother

Eg: A ragamuffin begging on the streets
RAIL
scold, rant

Eg: Rail at smb for doing something wrong
RAITMENT
clothing

Eg: The occasion requires us to wear prim raitment
RAKISH
stylish, sporty

Eg: pose in your rakish angle....
RAMP
slope, inclined plan

Eg: Streets need to be designed with many ramps (not steps) to assist handicapped people
RAMPART
phòng vệ

Eg: To defense the kingdom at this most vulnarable stage, we need a strong and concrete rampart
RANCID
lên mùi ôi

Eg: I think it has been left out there for 1 week at least, it's starting to grow rancid
RANKLE
irritate, rester

Eg:I am tryly rankled by this intimidimacy
RANT
talk excitedly
scold
make a grandiloquen speech

Eg:It just a wedding, don't rant about it too much
RAPPORT
emotional closeness

Eg: to be in rapport with someone
RAPT
absorbed, enchanged

Eg: After seeing her, he was completely rapt
RATIOCINATION
reasoning

Eg: From my line of ratiocination, you're wrong
GRE asks for studnets to have extraordinary ratiocination
RAUCOUS
harsh, shirll

boisterous, disorde

Eg: We joing the raucous crowd in NYC to countdown for New Year
RAVAGE
plunder, destroy

eg: The town was completely ravaged after the bombing
RAVE
Good, infavor review

Eg: I am not into romane stories but I wrote a rave for the Notebook in my column
RAVEL
entangle,

Eg: Please realease and disentangle me from this ravel of thoughts before I go nuts
RAVINE
valley with steep side
RAZE
destroy completely
>< raise

Eg: Raze a building
REACTIONARY
opposing progress

Eg: The reactionary was arrested after the outbreak
REAPER
one who harvest grain
REBATE
discount

Eg: We offer a rebate of an addition 20%
REBUFF
snub, beat back,
reject

EG: To rebuff a proposal
To rebuff an attack
REBUS
puzzle in which picture stand for words
RECIDIVISM
habitual return to crime

Eg: It is quitei mpssible to rehabilitate a criminal because their has always been a high rate of recidivism
RECONNAISSANCE
suự trinh sát, do thám

Eg: Good reconnaissance was what make our battle a success
RECOURSE
resorting to help when in torubhe

Eg: sometimes I take him for granted, only use him as a recouse when I am lonely
RECUMBENT
ngả người
RECUPERATE
recover
Eg:to recuperate from the sickness