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rejoinder
reply; retort; comeback; V. rejoin: say in reply
relapse
return to a former state (esp. after improvement); N.
relegate
put into a lower or worse place; banish to an inferior position; delegate; assign; Ex. relegate the old furniture to the children's room; Ex. relegated to the second division
relic
surviving remnant (from an extinct culture); memento; keepsake; relics: corpse; Ex. ancient relics; Ex. relics of his travel; Ex. His relics are buried at X.
relent
become less severe; give in(surrender); ADJ. relentless: unyielding; continuously severe
reminiscence
recollection; V. reminisce: recollect the past
remiss
negligent; careless about a duty
remission
temporary moderation (of disease symptoms); remitting of a debt or punishment; cancelation of a debt; pardon; Ex. The disease went into remission; Ex. Christians pray for the remission of sins.
remit
transmit (money) in payment; free someone from a debt or punishment
remonstrate
protest; objection; V. remonstrate: say in protest
remunerative
(of work) compensating; rewarding; profitable; well-paid; V. remunerate: reward; pay (someone) for work or trouble
rend
split; tear apart; N. rent; CF. heartrending: causing deep sorrow
rendition
rendering; translation; artistic interpretation of a song, etc
renegade
deserter; traitor; ADJ.
renege
break a promise; deny; go back on; Ex. renege on the contract/paying off the debt