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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

Rime: white frost
Example: [the early morning dew had frozen and everything was covered with thin coat of rime]

Ripple: wavy shape, wave, rising and falling sound, undulation
Example: [A ripple came along and lapped right in, and the girls were almost waist deep]

Ripplet:
A small ripple as of water.

Risible:
laughable
Example: [risible attempts to learn the flute]

Risque:
racy off-color
Example: [risque anecdotes]

Riveting:
exciting, fascinating, absorbing, interesting, gripping
Example: [a riveting novel]

Rivulet:
A small stream or brook.

Roan:
brown mixed with gray or white
Example: [you can easily recognize this horse because it is roan]

Roborant:
restorative, strengthening, energizing
Example: [nourising and roborant drugs]

Robust:
vigorous
Example: [You could get the microbes from around a particularly robust tomato plant and spray that on next year’s crop]

Rococo:
highly decorated ornate
Example: [the rococo style in furniture]

Rogue:
scoundrel
Example: [a rogue state]

Roil:
to disturb or cause disorder
Example: [be careful when you pour not to roil the wine]

Rondo:
A musical composition during which the first part or subject is repeated several times.

Rookery:
A place where crows congregate to breed.

Roseate:
optimistic rosy
Example: [roseate views]

Roster:
list of people
Example: [the duty roster]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Rostrum: stage for public speaking
Example: [the new speaker arrived at the rostrum and started speaking]

Rotary:
rotating, revolving, revolving around a central fixed point, spinning
Example: [rotary motion/valve]

Rotate:
To cause to turn on or as on its axis as a wheel.

Rote:
Repetition as a means of learning them
Example: [rote learning]

Rotund:
Round from fullness or plumpness.

Rotunda:
circular building or hall covered with a dome
Example: [rotunda of the Taj Mahal]

Rotundity:
sonorousness of speech roundness
Example: [Washington living emphasized the rotundity of the governor by describing his height and circumference]

Rouse:
awaken
Example: [He roused himself and got back to work]

Rout:
vanquish
Example: [The Russian chess team routed all the rest]

Rubble:
fragments
Example: [The bomb reduced the house to rubble]

Rubicund:
having healthy reddish color ruddy
Example: [rubicund complexion]

Ruddy:
healthy-looking reddish

Rudiment:
beginning
Example: [rudiments of an experiment]

Rudimentary:
Being in an incomplete stage of development
Example: [Some unusual fish have rudimentary legs]

Rue:
To regret extremely.

Rueful:
sorrowful, regretful, dejected
Example: [rueful countenance]

Ruffian:
bully brutal person
Example: [the ruffians threw stones at the police]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Ruminant: Chewing the cud.

Ruminate:
reflect upon
Example: [She ruminated for weeks about whether to tell him or not]

Rummage:
hunt
Example: [She rummaged through all the drawers, looking for a pen]

Rupture:
To separate the parts of by violence.

Ruse:
trick
Example: [you can fool nobody with such an obvious ruse]

Rustic:
rural
Example: [a rustic bench]

Rusticate:
dwell in the country banish to the country
Example: [I love the city life and can’t understand how people can rusticate in the suburbs]

Ruth:
Sorrow for another’s misery.

Ruthless:
pitiless
Example: [a dangerous and ruthless murderer]

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