odorous; fragrant; suggestive (of an odor); Ex. redolent of onions/mystery
formidable; causing fear
remedy; compensation; Ex. seek redress for the damage to your car; V: put right; remedy or rectify (a wrong); make amends for
superfluous; more than is necessary; verbose; excessively wordy; repetitious
emit (an unpleasant odor or smoke); give off an unpleasant odor; give out smoke; Ex. reeking chimney; N: unpleasant odor; stench
strong foul odor; reek; stink
stench; V: emit a strong foul odor
dining hall; room where meals are served (in a school)
bending of a ray of light
unmanageable; disobedient and stubborn; Ex. refractory horse
abstain from; resist; forbear; N: chorus
phrase repeated throughout a song or poem
effulgent; brilliant; brightly shining; gleaming; Ex. refulgent moon
brief flash of light; glow; V.
renovate; make clean, bright, or fresh (make new) again; make bright by polishing; Ex. refurbish an old theater; CF. furbish: polish
disprove; prove to be false; N. refutation
royal; of a monarch; Ex. regal manner
boat or yacht race
spiritual rebirth; Ex. regeneration of the prisoners; V. regenerate: give or obtain new life; reform spiritually
study of prison management and criminal rehabilitation
murder of a king or queen
method of system or government
prescribed course of diet or exercise; prescribed diet and habits; Ex. daily regimen of a dancer
military unit; V: subject to strict order; Ex. regimented society
restore to proper condition (health or useful life); restore the former rank of
repay; pay back
reply; retort; comeback; V. rejoin: say in reply
retort; quick clever reply; return to former status
make young again
put into a lower or worse place; banish to an inferior position; delegate; assign; Ex. relegate the old furniture to the children'room; Ex. relegated to the second division
become less severe; give in(surrender); ADJ. relentless: unyielding; continuously severe
having importance; pertinent; referring to the case in hand; N. relevance, relevancy
surviving remnant (from an extinct culture); memento; keepsake; relics: corpse; Ex. ancient relics; Ex. relics of his travel; Ex. His relics are buried at X.
give up something (with reluctance); yield; release; Ex. relinquish power/the claim to the land/his hold on my arm
enjoy; savor; N: enjoyment; zest
recollection; V. reminisce: recollect the past
suggestive of something (in the past); of reminiscence
negligent; careless about a duty
temporary moderation (of disease symptoms); remitting of a debt or punishment; cancelation of a debt; pardon; Ex. The disease went into remission; Ex. Christians pray for the remission of sins.
transmit (money) in payment; free someone from a debt or punishment
remitting of money; amount of money remitted
protest; objection; V. remonstrate: say in protest
deep regret for wrongdoing; guilt; self-reproach
(of work) compensating; rewarding; profitable; well-paid; V. remunerate: reward; pay (someone) for work or trouble
split; tear apart; N. rent; CF. heartrending: causing deep sorrow
give; deliver; provide; represent in verbal or artistic form; depict; perform; make; translate; Ex. render the song beautifully
meeting place; meeting at a set time or place; V.
rendering; translation; artistic interpretation of a song, etc
deserter; traitor; ADJ.
break a promise; deny; go back on; Ex. renege on the contract/paying off the debt
abandon; give up (by formal announcement); disown; repudiate; Ex. renounce one'claim to the property/one'religion; N. renunciation
restore to good condition; renew
fame; ADJ. renowned
messenger; sign of something to come; V: announce; proclaim; Ex. unheralded researcher
tear made by rending; rip; split
capable of being repaired
compensation (for loss or wrong); amends; Ex. make reparation for the damage; CF. repair
quick clever reply
meal; feast; banquet
drive away; disgust; Ex. repel the attack/moisture; Ex. repelled by the dirty room; CF. repulsion
driving away; disgusting; offensive; repulsive; unattractive; N.
rebound; reaction; reverberation; Ex. serious repercussion
list of works of music, drama, etc., a performer is prepared to present; CF. repertory
fret; complain; be annoyed; Ex. repine over the undone work
fully filled; filled to the brim or to the point of being stuffed; abundantly supplied; Ex. report replete with errors
memoirs; autobiography; biography
uppermost edge of a cup; projecting rim (as on a hat); Ex. The glass was full to the brim; V: be full to the brim
resting; state of being at rest; calmness; V: lie at rest; relax; put or place; Ex. repose our hopes in a single man
deserving blame; blameworthy; V. reprehend: blame
hold back (the natural expression of); restrain; crush; oppress; Ex. repressed child; Ex. repress a laugh/rebellion
postponement or cancelation of a punishment; temporary stay; V: postpone or cancel the punishment of
reprove severely; rebuke; N.
musical repetition; repeating of a piece of music; repeat performance; recurrent action; Ex. reprise in the finale; Ex. constant reprises
blame (not angrily but sadly); express disapproval or disappointment; N. ADJ. reproachful
morally disapproved person; person hardened in sin, devoid of a sense of decency; CF. disapproved by God ?
severe disapproval; CF. approbation
censure; rebuke; N. reproof
disown; disavow; deny
disgust; strong dislike; loathing; ADJ. repugnant: arousing disgust; repulsive
distaste; disgust; act of driving back; ADJ. repulsive: causing disgust; tending to drive away; V. repel (not `repulse')
reject with rudeness or coldness (an offer or friendship); drive back (an enemy attack); CF. repulse $\neq$ cause repulsion
respectable; having a good reputation
supposed; Ex. reputed father of the child; V. repute: consider; N. repute: reputation; esteem
mass for the dead; dirge
Christian religious ceremony; CF. Mass: ceremony of the Eucharist
necessary requirement; something required; ADJ: required; necessary
formal demand or request; Ex. requisition for more computing equipment; V.
make return for; repay; reciprocate; revenge; N. requittal
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