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raze
to level to the ground
recalcitrant
-stubbornly resistant to reason or authority
-a perverse or wayward person
recant
to withdraw formally or pubically
reciprocate
-to give in return for something already given
recrimination
-the act of answering one accusation with another
redundant
-unnecessarily repetitive
relent
-to become less harsh or severe
reminiscence
-the act of recalling the past, a memory
remorse
-anguish or bitter regret for wrongdoing
renegade
-a person who deserts one cause or group for another
-disloyal or traitorous
repercussion
-an indirect effect or result produced by an event or action
replenish
-to refill or provide a new supply of
reprisal
-retaliation in kind for injuries received
rescind
-to cancel or withdraw
resilient
-springy or flesible, able to retain original shape
-able to recover quickly from shickness, change, or misfortune
reticent
-disinclined to speak out, reserved or restrained
retribution
-just payment for something else, especially a punishment
retroactive
-applying or referring to a period prior to enactment
reverberate
-to echo over and over again, to resound
revere
-to hold in great awe, esteem, or respect
ritual
-a prescribed form or order for some kind of ceremony
rudiment
-a basic principle, element, or skill
ruminate
-to chew cud
-to ponder at length
ruse
-an action or device designed to confuse of mislead
sabotage
-to hamper, injure, or destroy maliciously or stealthily
-malicious damage, destruction, or hindrance
sacrilegious
-wickedly disrespectful of sacred or revered things
salient
-an outward projection in a military position, anything that protrudes beyond its surrondings
-prominent or conspicuous
ssanctimonious
-making a great but insincere show of being holy or righteous usually for the purpose of impressing others
sanguine
-reddish or ruddy
-cheerfully confident or optimistic
satelite
-a natural or artificial body revolving around a celesticl body of larger size
-a country under the domination or infulence of a larger or more powerful country
-dependent