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recast
reconstruct (a sentence, story, statue, etc.); fashion again
recidivism
habitual return to crime (even after being punished); N. recidivist
reciprocal
mutual; given and received in return; exchangeable; interacting; Ex. reciprocal trade agreement
recondite
abstruse; not easily understood; profound; secret
reconnaissance
survey of enemy by soldiers; reconnoitering; V. reconnoiter: make a preliminary inspection of (esp. to gather military information)
recourse
resorting to help when in trouble; Ex. without recourse to
recreant
disloyal; cowardly; N: disloyal and cowardly person
recrimination
countercharges; V. recriminate
recumbent
reclining; lying down completely or in part
redolent
odorous; fragrant; suggestive (of an odor); Ex. redolent of onions/mystery
redoubtable
formidable; causing fear
redress
emedy; compensation; Ex. seek redress for the damage to your car; V: put right; remedy or rectify (a wrong); make amends for
reek
emit (an unpleasant odor or smoke); give off an unpleasant odor; give out smoke; Ex. reeking chimney; N: unpleasant odor; stench
refectory
dining hall; room where meals are served (in a school)
referendum
direct vote by all the people