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retribution
revenge
retrograde
go backwards, recede
revelry
noisy partying or merrymaking
reverberate
echo, have continuing serious effects
revere
show devoted deferential honor to, adore, reverence, vererate
revile
criticize abusively
revue
musical show of skits, songs and dance
rhetoric
art of effective pr persuasice speaking or writing, but often lacking sincerity or meaningful content
ribald
crude, offensive, scamp, mischief, rapscallion, rogue
scamp
a pleansantly mischievious person
rickety
shaky
rider
added condition or proviso
rife
widespread (esp of something undersirable)
rigor
1. strickness
2. sudden coldness
rile
make agitated and angry, upset
rite
ceremonial act
rive
to wrench open or tear apart, teat, cleave, rend
rivulent
small stream
robust
healthy, strong
roil
make turbid (cloudy) by stirring up sediment of dregs (remnants of liquids) of
roister
engage in noisy revelry
rostrum
stage for public speaking
rubicund
ruddy, florid, flush
rue
feel penitence, remorse
ruminate
1. chew repeatedly for extended period
2. fo over in mind repeatedly and often slowly
ponder, chaw, deliberate
rumple
crumple, crinkle
runic
rune, mystery
ruse
trick to deceive = stratagem
rustic
lack social grace
sacrilege
profanation, blasphemy, desecration
violation or misuse of something regarded as sacred or as having great value
sacrosanct
regarded as too important or valuable to be interfered with
sagacious
keen and farsighted penetration and judgment
salient
conspicuous
salubrious
favorable to or promoting health
salve
1. soothe
2. assuage
sanctify
free from sin, consecrate
consecrate
declare sacred
sanctimonious
show of being morally superior
sanction
give effective or authoritative approval or consent, approve, certify, endorse
sanguine
hopeful, cheerful
sapient
expressing great sagacity (appearing wise)
sartorial
relating to tailoring
sate
satiate, cloy, glut, satisfy to excess
saturnine
of gloomy disposition, sullen dour, glum , morose, surly
saunter
walk about in idle of leisurely manner
savant
person of learning
scabbard
sheath for sword
scads
large quantity