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English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO & Other exams

Reserve: self control
Example: [reserved nature]

Reservoir: A receptacle where a quantity of some material especially of a liquid or gas may be kept.

Reside:
dwell
Example: [My family now resides in India]

Residue:
remaining part
Example: [The white residue in the bucket is a result of minerals in the water]

Resignation:
statement that one is quitting the job patient submissiveness
Example: [They received the news with resignation]

Resigned:
accepting of a situation
Example: [a resigned look]

Resilience:
ability to recover from an illness

Resilient:
the quality of springing back
Example: [This rubber ball is very resilient]

Resistance:
The exertion of opposite effort or effect.

Resistant:
unyielding, strong, unaffected, sturdy
Example: [resistant bacteria]

Resistive:
Having or exercising the power of resistance.

Resistless:
Powerless.

Resolution:
determination
Example: [He showed great resolution in facing the robbers]

Resolve:
determination
Example: [to strengthen your resolve for success]

Resonance:
significance, having the quality of a loud deep sound, timbre
Example: [When the distance is too short for the reflecting sound to be heard, we have resonance]

Resonant:
reverberating
Example: [a deep resonant voice]

Resonate:
to echo
Example: [His voice resonated in the empty building]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Resort: recourse
Example: [He got back the money legally, without resort to violence]

Resource:
That which is restored to relied upon or made available for aid or support.

Resourceful:
skillful inventive
Example: [a resourceful manager]

Respectively:
in order
Example: [first and third position respectively]

Respite:
interval or relief
Example: [We worked for hours without respite]

Resplendent:
splendid shining
Example: [the queen’s resplendent purple robes]

Respondent:
Answering.

Responsiveness:
orders, state of reacting readily to appeals, etc
Example: [the audience applauded, delighting the singers by its responsiveness]

Restitution:
act of compensating for loss or damage
Example: [The chemicals company promised to make full restitution to the victims for the injury to their health]

Restive:
uneasy nervous
Example: [The audience was becoming restive as they waited for the performance to begin]

Restraint:
controlling force
Example: [an independent life, free of all restraints]

Resumption:
The act of taking back or taking again.

Resurgence:
revival
Example: [resurgence in demand]

Resurgent:
Surging back or again
Example: [the resurgent militarism in the country]

Resurrection:
renaissance, revival, rebirth, resurgence, (New Testament) the rising of Christ on the third day after the Crucifixion
Example: [the country’s economic resurrection]

Resuscitate:
revive
Example: [Her heart had stopped, but the doctors successfully resuscitated her]

Retain:
keep
Example: [She has lost her battle to retain control of the company]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Retainer: advance fee
Example: [he paid the lawyer Rs 1,000 as retainer]

Retaliate:
revenge
Example: [retaliate against]

Retch:
throw up, vomit, gag, puke, heave
Example: [Something like a cold hand seemed to have closed over my stomach and for an awful moment I gagged and tried to retch]

Retention:
retaining, holding, possession, preservation, retentiveness
Example: [fluid retention]

Retentive:
having a good memory holding
Example: [a retentive mind]

Reticence:
uncommunicativeness reserve
Example: [because of the reticence of the key witness, the case against the defendant collapsed]

Reticent:
reserved
Example: [the students were reticent about answering questions]

Reticulated:
covered with a network
Example: [wore the reticulated stockings so popular with teenagers at that time]

Retinue:
group of attendants
Example: [a large retinue of aides and bodyguards]

Retiring:
unassuming modest
Example: [to be shy and retiring]

Retort:
quick replay
Example: [“That doesn’t concern you
” she retorted]

Retouch:
To modify the details of.

Retrace:
To follow backward or toward the place of beginning as a track or marking.

Retract:
To recall or take back
Example: [retract an invitation]

Retraction:
withdrawal
Example: [he dropped the libel case after the newspaper published a retraction of its statements]

Retrench:
to regroup reorganize
Example: [The company had to retrench because of falling orders]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


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