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resplendent
adj. dazzling; glorious; brilliant
restive
adj. restlessly impatient
resumption
n. taking up again; recommencement
reticent
adj. reserved; uncommunicative
retinue
n. following; attendants
retiring
adj. modest; shy
retrench
v. cut down; economize
rhapsodize
v. to speak or write in an exaggeratedly enthusiastic manner
ribald
adj. wanton; profane
rife
adj. abundant; current
roil
v. to make liquids murky by stirring up sediment; to disturb
roseate
adj. rosy; optimistic
rostrum
n. platform for speech- making; pulpit
rote
n. repetition
rout
v. stampede; drive out
rubric
n. title or heading (in red print); directions for religious ceremony; protocol
rue
v. regret; lament; mourn
ruffian
n. bully; scoundrel
ruminate
v. chew over and over; mull over; ponder
runic
adj. mysterious; set down in an ancient alphabet
ruse
n. trick; stratagen
rusticate
v. banish to the country; dwell in the country
sacrosanct
adj. most sacred; inviolable