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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

Retribution: reprisal
Example: [seek retribution against]

Retrieve: reclaim
Example: [We taught our dog to retrieve a ball]

Retroactive:
applying to an earlier time
Example: [to have retroactive effect]

Retrograde:
regress
Example: [a retrograde step]

Retrogression:
A going or moving backward or in a reverse direction.

Retrospect:
A view or contemplation of something past.

Retrospective:
looking back to the past
Example: [the change in law was retrospective]

Reunite:
To unite or join again as after separation.

Revamp:
recast
Example: [We revamped all the management system]

Revanche:
act of retaliation, revenge
Example: [Nationalists approached the war as a revanche against Italy]

Revelation:
A disclosing discovering or making known of what was before secret private or unknown.

Revelry:
merrymaking
Example: [Sounds of revelry came from next door]

Revenue:
income
Example: [revenues fell dramatically]

Reverberate:
resonate, to echo, resound
Example: [the entire temple reverberated with the sounds of bells]

Revere:
honor
Example: [Nelson Mandela is revered for his brave fight against apartheid]

Reverent:
respectful
Example: [A reverent silence]

Reverie:
daydream
Example: [He was lost in reverie]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Reversion: A return to or toward some former state or condition.

Revert:
return
Example: [the conversation reverted to money every five minutes]

Revile:
to criticize with harsh language
Example: [The judge was reviled in the newspapers for his opinions on the capital punishment]

Revisal:
Revision.

Revise:
To examine for the correction of errors or for the purpose of making changes.

Revision:
new version
Example: [These proposals will need a lot of revision]

Revive:
renew
Example: [to revive someone’s hopes]

Revocation:
Repeal.

Revoke:
cancel call back
Example: [to revoke a decision]

Revulsion:
aversion
Example: [turned away in revulsion]

Rhapsodize:
be ecstatic, enthuse, go on, recite rhapsodies, read with enthusiasm

Rhapsodize (Rhapsodise):
to speak or write in an exaggeratedly enthusiastic manner
Example: [she greatly enjoyed her Hawaiian vacation and rhapsodized about it for weeks]

Rhapsody:
enthusiasm, ecstasy, epic poem, joy, poetry showing excitement
Example: [The rhapsody, although genuine enough, was not satisfying to the wife. Ulysses, the Odyssey tells us, occasionally took the lyre in his own hand and sang a rhapsody of his own adventures]

Rhetoric:
persuasive use of language
Example: [election campaign rhetoric]

Rhetorician:
persuasive writer, skilled speaker, debater, orator, rhetoric teacher
Example: [Seneca was the most eminent writer, rhetorician, and orator of his time]

Rheumatism:
inflammation
Example: [suffer from rheumatism]

Rheumy:
pertaining to a discharge from nose and eyes
Example: [his rheumy eyes warned us that he was coming down with a cold]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Ribald: vulgar coarse
Example: [He entertained us with his ribald stories]

Riddance:
The act or ridding or delivering from something undesirable.

Ridicule:
Looks or acts expressing amused contempt.

Ridiculous:
Laughable and contemptible.

Rife:
abundant widespread
Example: [Dysentery and malaria are rife in the refugee camps]

Rift:
an opening a split
Example: [a deep rift in the rock]

Rig:
equipment, device, furnish, equip, fit
Example: [You rig this thing on the camera, which is loaded with infrared film. The sailing and racing of yachts has developed a class of fore-and- aft sailors, men born and bred to the sea, fishing in winter and yachting in summer; men to whom the handling of that particular rig presents no mystery]

Righteous:
moral upright
Example: [a righteous and holy man]

Righteousness:
morality, honesty, fairness, justice
Example: [They were notorious for boasting of their moral righteousness]

Rightful:
Conformed to a just claim according to established laws or usage.

Rigid:
stiff, inflexible, uncompromising, unbending, unyielding

Rigidity:
stubbornness, inflexibility, hardness
Example: [muscle rigidity]

Rigmarole:
Nonsense.

Rigor:
harshness
Example: [They were punished with unusual rigor]

Rigorous:
strict, relentless, careful, severe, precise
Example: [These castes were kept apart by a rigorous series of religious taboos]

Rile:
enrage, annoy, anger, irritate, disturb
Example: [They rile me]
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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