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pusillanimous
cowardly; fainhearted
putrid
foul; rotten; decayed
pyromaniac
person with an insane desire to set things on fire
quack
charlatan; imposter
quaff
drink with relish
quail
cower; lose heart
qualms
misgivings
quandary
dilemma
quay
dock; landing place
quell
put down; quiet
querulous
fretful; whining
quibble
equivocate; play on words
quiescent
at rest; dormant
quietude
tranquility
quintessence
purest and highest embodiment
quip
taunt
quirk
startling twist; caprice
qui vive
wide awake; expectant
quixotic
idealistic but impractical
quizzical
bantering; comical; humorously serious
rabit
like a fanatic; furious
ragamuffin
person wearing tattered clothes
ramification
branching out; subdivision
ramp
slope; inclined plane
rampant
rearing up on hind legs; unrestrained
rancid
having the odor of stale fat
rancor
bitterness; hatred
rant
rave; speak bombasticaly
rapacious
excessively grasping; plundering
rapprochment
reconciliation
rarefied
made less dense
ratiocination
reasoning; act of drawing conclusions from premises
rationalize
reason; justify an improper act
raucous
harsh and shrill
ravage
plunder; despoil
ravening
rapaious; seeking prey
ravenous
extremely hungry
raze
destroy completely
ream
kingdom; sphere
rebate
discount
recalcitrant
obstinately stubborn
recant
repudiate; withdraw previous statement
recapitulate
summarize
recession
withdrawal; retreat
recipient
receiver
reciprocal
mutual; exchangeable; interacting
reciprocate
repay in kind
recluse
hermit
reconcile
make friendly after quarrel; correct inconsistencies
recondite
abstruse; profound; secret
reconnaissance
survey of enemy by soldiers; reconnoitering
recourse
resorting to help when in trouble
recreant
coward; betrayer of faither
recrimination
counterchanges
rectify
correct
rectitude
uprightness
recumbent
reclining; lying down completely or in part
recuperate
recover
recurrent
occuring again and again
redolent
fragrant; odorous; suggestive of an order
redoubatble
formidable; causing fear
redress
remedy; compensation
redundant
superfluous; excessively wordy; repetitious
reek
emit (odor)
refection
slight refreshment
refectory
dining hall
refraction
bending of a ray of light
refractory
stubborn; unmanageable
refulgent
radiant
refutation
disproof of opponents' arguments
regal
royal
reagale
entertain
regatta
boat or yacht race
regeneration
spiritual rebirth
regime
method or system of government
regiment
prescribed diet and habits
rehabilitate
restore to proper conditions
reimburse
repay
reiterate
repeat