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RAILLERY
LIGHTHEARTED JESTING
RAFFISH
LOW, VULGAR, BASE, TAWDRY
RAVENING
RAPACIOUS; SEEKING PREY
REBARBATIVE
IRRITATING, REPELLANT
REBUFF
BLUNT REJECTION
RECREANCY
COWARDICE, GIVING UP
REDRESS
RELIEF FROM WRONG OR INJURY
REJOINDER
RESPONSE
REPINE
AT: BE DISCONTENTED WITH FOR: TO LONG FOR
RENEGADE
TRAITOR, PERSON ABANDONING A CAUSE
RENITENT
RESISTING PRESSURE, OBSTINATE
REPREHEND
TO CRITICIZE
REPREHENSIBLE
DISRESPECTFUL, BLAMEWORTHY
RESTIVE
REFUSING TO MOVE; RELUCTANT TO BE CONTROLLED, IMPATIENT, UNEASY, RESTLESS
RETIRING
SHY, MODEST, RESERVED
RETRENCH
CUT DOWN, REDUCE, OMIT, ECONOMIZE
REVILE
TO CRITICIZE WITH HARSH LANGUAGE, VERBALLY ABUSE
ROAN
BROWN MIXED WITH GREY OR WHITE
ROIL
TO DISTURB OR CAUSE DISORDER
RUBICUND
HAVING A HEALTHY REDDISH COLOR; RUDDY; FLORID
SAFFRON
ORANGE-COLORED; COLORED LIKE THE AUTUMN CROCUS
SANCTIMONY
SELF-RIGHTEOUSNESS, HYPOCRITICAL, WITH FALSE PIETY
SCRUPULOUS
RESTRAINED, CAREFUL AND PRECISE
SCURRILOUS
VULGAR, LOW, INDECENT
SCURVY
MEAN, CONTEMPTIBLE
SHIRK
AVOID A TASK DUE TO LAZINESS OR FEAR
SKEIN
A BUNCH OF YARN
SLAKE
TO CALM DOWN OR MODERATE
SLATE
PROPOSE; CRITICIZE
SLIPSHOD
CARELESS, HASTY
SOBRIQUET
NICKNAME
SOLECISM
GRAMMATICAL MISTAKE
SOLICITOUS
CONCERNED AND ATTENTIVE, EAGER
SOLIPCISM
BELIEF THAT THE SELF IS THE ONLY TRUE REALITY
SPATE
A SUDDEN OUTPOURING
STAID
SELF-RESTRAINED TO THE POINT OF DULLNESS
STRICTURE
SOMETHING THAT RESTRAINS, NEGATIVE CRITICISM
STRIPLING
AN ADOLESCENT BOY
STULTIFY
TO IMPAIR OR REDUCE TO USELESSNESS
SUBLIMATE
TO REPRESS IMPULSES
SUBORN
INDUCE BY BRIBERY OR SMTH TO COMMIT PERJURY
SUBSUME
INCLUDE UNDER A RULE
SUBVERSIVE
TENDING TO OVERTHROW OR RUIN
SUPERCILIOUS
DISDAINFUL; CHARACTERIZED BY HAUGHTY SCORN
SUPEREROGATORY
NONESSENTIAL
SUPINE
LYING ON THE BACK; SLOW TO ACT, PASSIVE
SUPPLIANT
ASKING HUMBLY, BESEECHING
SWARTHY
HAVING A DARK COMPLEXION
SYBARITE
PERSON DEVOTED TO PLEASURE OR LUXURY
TABLEAU
VIVID DESCRIPTION, STRIKING INCIDENT OR SCENE
TEMERITY
BOLDNESS, BRASHNESS, INTREPIDNESS
TEMPORIZE
AVOID COMMITTING ONESELF; GAIN TIME
TENDENTIOUS
BIASED, FAVORING A CERTAIN (OFTEN UNPOPULAR) POINT OF VIEW..
TESTINESS
Irritated, impatient, or exasperated; peevish: a testy cab driver; a testy refusal to help.
THRALL
A SLAVE
THRENODY
A SAD POEM OR SONG
THROTTLE
STRANGLE
TRAMMEL
TO IMPEDE OR HAMPER
UNCTUOUS
OILY; BLAND; INSINCERELY SUAVE
UNGUENT
OINTMENT
UNSTINTING
GENEROUS
UNTOWARD
UNFORTUNATE, INCONVENIENT, UNRULY, UNSEEMLY, TROUBLESOME
UNWONTED
UNACCUSTOMED; UNUSUAL
UMBRAGE
OFFENSE, RESENTMENT “i took umbrage at his insults”
UXORIOUS
EXCESSIVELY SUBMISSIVE OR DEVOTED TO ONE'S WIFE
VENALITY
USE OF POSITION FOR PERSONAL GAIN
VIAND
FOOD
VICISSITUDE
CHANGE (FROM GOOD TO BAD); CHANGE OF FORTUNE, UPS AND DOWNS
VIRAGO
A LOUD, DOMINEERING WOMAN; A SCOLD OR NAG
VOUCHSAFE
GRANT CONDESCENDINGLY; GUARANTEE
WANGLE
To make, achieve, or get by contrivance: wangled a job for which she had no training.
WARREN
TUNNELS IN WHICH RABBITS LIVE; OVERCROWDED LIVING AREA; CROWDED CONDITIONS IN WHICH PEOPLE LIVE
WASPISH
RUDE, BEHAVING BADLY
WEND
TO GO, PROCEED
WHIT
SMALL AMOUNT; SMALLEST SPECK;
WILLOWY
FLEXIBLE; PLIANT; SLENDER;
WISPY
THIN; SLIGHT; BARELY DISCERNIBLE
WRANGLE
LOUD QUARREL
YEN
STRONG DESIRE; LONGING; URGE