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redoubtable
worthy of respect
die
evice used for cutting/moulding metal for stamping coins or medals
refractory
bullheaded, intractable, mulish
refulgent
radiant or resplendent quality
refute
prove wrong
solvent
having assets in excess of liabilites
regress
tend to revert to former state
rein
power, control
v. direct, guide
relegate
assign an inferior rank or position
remiss
careless
remission
1. cancel of debt, charge, penalty
remonstrance
forcefully reproachful protest
attrition
compunction, contriteness, contrition, penance, penitency, repentance, rue; wear away
remunerate
pay an equivalent to for a service, loss, or expense; compensate, indemnify, recompense, reimburse
rend
split/tear apart by violence
renegade
person who desers and betrays organization, country, allegiance
renounce
give up formally
repatriate
restore or return to country of origin (a person)
repine
feel or express discontent or dejection; complain, fuss
replete
fully provided
reportage
reporting news
repose
take rest
reprehend
voice disapproval
repress
put down by force
reprieve
delay punishment of condemned prisoner; reprieve*punishment = moratorium*activity
reproach
expression of rebuke or diaspproval
reprobate
unprincipled person
reproof
rebuke, admonishment, admonition, chiding, rap, criticism for a fault
reprove
scold gently, or with kindly intent
repudiate
decline, disapprove, dismiss, refuse
repugnant
abhorrent, invidious, repellent
repulse
rebuff, rebut, repel
repute
renown, reputation
she is reputed to be Europes best singer
requisite
essential, necessary
requite
make return for, repay
rescind
abrogate, cancel
the company refused to rescind the order
abrogate
to abolish bt authoratative action
reside
1. permeanent home
2. belong to person
3. present or inherent in something
resign
submit or quit
resilience
ability to adjust easily to change
resin
exuded by trees
respire
breathe
respite
temporary delay; interval of rest or relief
resplendent
shining brilliantly
restive
restless, (of a horse)resisting control
retainer
serbant who has worked for a person for a long time
2. fee paid in advance to secure services
reticent
inclinedto be silent, reserved
retinue
group of retainers or attendants
retort
quick, incisice reply
retrench
cut down , reduce, shorten , abbreciate, abridge, curtail, cute