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rejuvenate
make young again
relegate
banish; onsign to inferior position
relevancy
pertinence; reference to the case in hand
relinquish
abandon
relish
savor; enjoy
remediable
reparable
remedial
curative; corrective
reminiscence
recollection
remiss
negligent
remnant
remainder
remonstrate
protest
remunerative
compensating; rewarding
rend
split; tear apart
render
deliver; provide; represent
rendezvous
meeting place
renegade
deserter; apostate
renounce
abandon; discontinue; disown; repudiate
renovate
restore to good condition; renew
renunciation
giving up; renouncing
reparable
capable of being repaired
reparation
amends; compensation
repartee
clever reply
repellent
driving away; unattractive
repercussion
rebound; reverberation; reaction
repertoire
list of works of music, drama, etc. a performer is prepared to present
replenish
fill up again
replete
filled to capacity; abundantly supplied
replica
copy
repository
storehouse
reprehensible
deserving blame
reprieve
temporary stay
reprimand
reprove severely
reprisal
retaliation
reprobation
sever disapproval
repudiate
disown; disavow
repugnance
loathing
requiem
mass for the dead; dirge
requisite
necessary requirement
requite
repay; revenge
rescind
cancel
rescission
abrogation; annulment
resonant
echoing; resounding; possessiong resonance
respite
delay in punishment; interval of relief; rest
resplendent
brilliant; lustrous
restitution
reparations; indemnification
restive
unmanageable; fretting under control
resuscitate
revive
retaliate
repay in kind (usually for bad treatmnet)
retentive
holding; having a good memory
reticence
reserve; uncommunicativeness; inclination to be silent
retinue
following; attendants
retraction
withdrawal
retribution
vengeance; compensation; punishment for offenses
retrieve
recover; find and bring in
retroactive
of a law which dates back to a period before its enactment
retrograde
going backwards; degenerating
retrospective
looking back on the past
revelry
boisterous merrymaking
reverberate
echo; resound
reverie
daydream; musing
revile
slander; vilify
revulsion
sudden violent change of feeling; reaction
rhetoric
art of effective communication; insincere language
rheumy
pertaining to a discharge from nose and eyes
ribald
wanton; profane
rife
abundant; current
rift
opening; break
rigor
severity
rime
white frost
risible
inclined to laugh; ludicrous
risque
verging upon the improper; off-color
roan
brown mixed with gray or white
robust
vigorous; strong
rococo
ornate; highly decorated
roseate
rosy; optimistic
rostrum
platform for speech-making; pulpit