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respite
period of rest and relief
reticent
quiet, restrained, reluctant to speak, especially about oneself
revere
respect higly
rhetoric
the art of formal speaking or writing, inflated discourse
rigorous
strict, harsh, severe
robust
strong and healthy, vigorous
rouge
criminally dishonest person, a scoundrel
rudimentary
basic, crude, uninformed and undeveloped
ruminate
to comtemplate, to pnder, to mull over
rustic
rural, lacking urban comforts or sophistication, primitive
saccharine
sweet, excessively or disgustingly sweet
sacrilege
a violation of something sacred, blasphemy
sacrosanct
sacred, held to be invioable
sagacious
discerning, shrewd, keen in judgement, wise
salient
sticking out, conspicuous, leaping
salutary
healthful, remedial, curative
sanctimonious
pretending to be devout, affecting religious feeling
sanguine
cheerful, optimistic, hopeful
sardonic
mocking, scornful
scintillate
to sparkle, either literally or figutarively
scrupulous
strict, careful, hesitant for ethical reasons
scruntinize
to examine very carefully
secular
having nothing to do with religion or spiritual concerns
sedition
treason, the incitement of public disordder or rebellion
sensory
having to do with the senses
sentinent
able to precieve by the senses, conscious
sequester
to keep or set apart