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recondite
adj. abtruse; profound
redoubtable
adj. arousing fear; formidable; worthy of respect
refractory
adj. stubborn; unmanageable; resisting ordinary methods
refulgent
adj. brightly shining; resplendent
refute
v. to contradict; disprove
regale
v. to entertain
relegate
v. to consign to an inferior position
remonstrate
v. to object or protest
renege
v. to go back on one's word
repine
v. to fret; to complain
reprise
n. repetition, especially for a piece of music
reproach
v. to find fault or blame
reprobate
v. morally unprincipled person
repudiate
v. to reject as having no authority
rescind
v. to cancel
resolve
n. determination; firmness of purpose
reticent
adj. not speaking freely; reserved; reluctant
reverent
adj. expressing deep respect; worshipful
riposte
n. a retalitary action or retort
rococo
adj. excessively ornate; highly decorated; style of arch. in 18th cent.
rubric
n. title or heading; category; established mode of procedure to conduct; protocol
rue
v. regret
sage
wise
salacious
lascivious; lustful
salubrious
adj. healthufl
salutary
adj. expressing an inprovement; favorable to health
sanction
v. to approve; ratify; permit
sardonic
adj. cynical; scornfully mocking
sartorial
adj pertaining to tailors
saturine
adj. gloomy
satyr
n. half-man half-beast with horns
savor
v. to enjoy; have a distinctive flavor or smell
sedition
n. behavior promoting rebellion
sedulous
adj. dilligent
sensuous
adj. relating to the senses; oparating through the senses.
sentient
adj. aware; conscious; able to percieve
servile
adj. submissive; obedient
sextant
n. navigation tool that determines latitude and longitude
shard
n. a piece of broken glass or pottery
sidreal
adj pertaining to the stars.