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61 Cards in this Set

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rail
v; scold; rant
rakish
adj; stylish; sporty
ramify
v; divide into branches or subdivisions
ramshackle
adj; rickety; falling apart
rankle
v; irritate
rapacious
adj; excessively greedy; grasping; plundering
ratiocination
n; reasoning; drawing conclusions from premises
raucous
adj; harsh and shrill
ravel
v; fall apart into tangles; unravel or untwist
raze
v; destroy completely
rebus
n; puzzle in which pictures stand for words
recalcitrant
adj; obstinately stubborn; determined to resist authority
recondite
adj; abstruse; profound; secret
recrimination
n; countercharges
rectitude
n; uprightness; moral virtue
recumbent
adj; lying down; reclining
redolent
adj; fragrant; odorous
redoubtable
adj; formidable; causing fear
redress
n; remedy; compensation
refectory
n; dining hall
refractory
adj; stubborn; unmanageable
refulgent
adj; brightly shining; gleaming
regeneration
n; spiritual rebirth
rejoinder
n; retort; comeback
relegate
v; banish to an inferior position; delegate; assign
remiss
adj; negligent
remonstrance
n; protest; objection
remunerative
adj; compensating; rewarding
rend
v; split; tear apart; (rent, n)
render
v; deliver; provide
rent
v; rip; split
repartee
n; clever reply
repast
n; meal; feast; banquet
repine
v; fret; complain
replete
adj; filled to the brim; abundantly supplied
reprisal
n; retaliation
reprobate
n; person hardened in sin, devoid of decency
reprobation
n; sever disapproval
repudiate
v; disown; disavow
requite
v; repay; revenge
resplendent
adj; dazzling; glorious; brilliant
restive
adj; restlessly impatient
reticent
adj; reserved; uncommunicative; inclined to silence
retinue
n; following; attendants
retiring
adj; modest; shy
retrench
v; cut down; economize
retrodgrade
v; go backwards; degenerate
revelry
v; boisterous laughter
reverent
adj; respectful; worshipful
rhapsodize
v; to speak or write in an exaggeratedly enthusiastic manner
ribald
adj; wanton; profane
rider
n; amendment/clause added to legislative bill
rife
adj; abundant; current
rococo
adj; ornate; highly decorated
roil
v; to make liquids murky by stirring up sediment
roseate
adj; rosy; optimistic
rostrum
n; platform for speech-making
rotundity
n; fullness of a speech; big;
rout
v; stampede; drive out
ruminate
v; chew over and over (mentally or physically)
runic
adj; mysterious; set down in ancient alphabet