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quagmire
a difficult situation
quaint
charmingly old-fashioned
quandary
a perplexed, unresolvable state
quell
to control or diffuse a potentially explosive situation
querulous
whiny, complaining
quixotic
idealistic, impractical
quotidian
daily
rail
to scold, protest
rancid
having a terrible taste or smell
rancor
deep, bitter resentment
rapport
mutual understanding and harmony
raucous
loud, boisterous
raze
to demolish, level
rebuke
to scold, criticize
recalcitrant
defiant, unapologetic
recapitulate
to sum up, repeat
reciprocate
to give in return
reclusive
solitary, shunning society
reconcile
to return to harmony , to make consistentwith existing ideas
rectitude
uprightness, extreme morality
redoubtable
formidable, commanding respect
refract
to distort, change
refurbish
to restore, clean up
refute
to prove wrong
regurgitate
to vomit
relegate
to assign to the proper place
relish
to enjoy
remedial
intended to repair gaps in students’ basic knowledge
remiss
negligent, failing to take care
renown
honor, acclaim
renunciation
to reject
repentant
penitent, sorry
replete
full, abundant
repose
to rest, lie down
reprehensible
deserving rebuke
reprieve
a temporary delay of punishment
reproach
to scold, disapprove
reprobate
evil, unprincipled
reprove
to scold, rebuke
repudiate
to reject, refuse to accept
repulse
to disgust , to push back
reputable
of good reputation
requisition
a demand for goods, usually made by an authority
rescind
to take back, repeal
resilient
able to recover from misfortune
resolute
firm, determined
resolve
to find a solution
respite
a break, rest
resplendent
shiny, glowing
restitution
restoration to the rightful owner
restive
resistant, stubborn, impatient
retract
withdraw
revel
to enjoy intensely
revere
to esteem, show deference, venerate
revoke
to take back
rhapsodize
to engage in excessive enthusiasm
ribald
coarsely, crudely humorous
rife
abundant
ruminate
to contemplate, reflect
ruse
a trick