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relativize - verb consider or treat as relative

  • relatum - noun a term in a proposition that is related to the referent of the proposition

  • relax - verb cause to feel relaxed; become less tense, rest, or take one's ease; make less tight; become less severe or strict; make less severe or strict; become less tense, less formal, or less restrained, and assume a friendlier manner; become loose or looser or less tight; make less active or fast

  • relaxant - adj. tending to relax or relieve muscular or nervous tension; noun a drug that relaxes and relieves tension

  • relaxed - adj. made less tense or rigid; without strain or anxiety

  • relaxer - noun any agent that produces relaxation

  • relay - noun the act of passing something along from one person or group to another; electrical device such that current flowing through it in one circuit can switch on and off a current in a second circuit; a fresh team to relieve weary draft animals; a crew of workers who relieve another crew; verb pass along; control or operate by relay

  • relearn - verb learn something again, as after having forgotten or neglected it

  • release - noun (music) the act or manner of terminating a musical phrase or tone; a formal written statement of relinquishment; activity that frees or expresses creative energy or emotion; merchandise issued for sale or public showing (especially a record or film); a device that when pressed will release part of a mechanism; a process that liberates or discharges something; the act of liberating someone or something; the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart); the act of allowing a fluid to escape; a legal document evidencing the discharge of a debt or obligation; an announcement distributed to members of the press in order to supplement or replace an oral presentation; euphemistic expressions for death; verb part with a possession or right; generate and separate from cells or bodily fluids; eliminate (substances) from the body; make (assets) available; prepare and issue for public distribution or sale; let (something) fall or spill a container; release, as from one's grip; grant freedom to; free from confinement; make (information) available publication

  • relegate - verb assign to a class or kind; refer to another person for decision or judgment; assign to a lower position; reduce in rank; expel, as if by official decree

  • relegation - noun mild banishment; consignment to an inferior position; the act of assigning (someone or something) to a particular class or category; authorizing subordinates to make certain decisions

  • relent - verb give in, as to influence or pressure

  • relentless - adj. never-ceasing; not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty

  • relentlessly - adv. in a relentless manner

  • relentlessness - noun mercilessness characterized by an unwillingness to relent or let up

  • relevance - noun the relation of something to the matter at hand

  • relevancy - noun the relation of something to the matter at hand

  • relevantly - adv. with relevance

  • reliability - noun the quality of being dependable or reliable

  • reliable - adj. worthy of reliance or trust; conforming to fact and therefore worthy of belief; worthy of being depended on

  • reliableness - noun the quality of being dependable or reliable

  • reliably - adv. in a faithful manner

  • reliance - noun certainty based on past experience; the state of relying on something

  • relieved - adj. (of pain or sorrow) made easier to bear

  • reliever - noun a pitcher who does not start the game; a person who reduces the intensity (e.g., of fears) and calms and pacifies; someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult)

  • relievo - noun sculpture consisting of shapes carved on a surface so as to stand out from the surrounding background

  • religionism - noun exaggerated religious zealotry; exaggerated or affected piety and religious zeal

  • religionist - noun a person addicted to religion or a religious zealot

  • religiously - adv. by religion; with extreme conscientiousness

  • religiousness - noun the quality of being extremely conscientious; piety by virtue of being devout

  • reline - verb put new lines on; provide with a new lining

  • relinquishment - noun the act of giving up and abandoning a struggle or task etc.; a verbal act of renouncing a claim or right or position etc.

  • relishing - noun taking a small amount into the mouth to test its quality

  • relive - verb experience again, often in the imagination

  • reload - verb place a new load on; load anew with ammunition, "She reloaded the gun carefully"

  • relocate - verb move or establish in a new location; become established in a new location

  • relocation - noun the act of changing your residence or place of business; the transportation of people (as a family or colony) to a new settlement (as after an upheaval of some kind)

  • reluctance - noun a certain degree of unwillingness; (physics) opposition to magnetic flux (analogous to electric resistance)

  • reluctantly - adv. with reluctance

  • reluctivity - noun (physics) the resistance of a material to the establishment of a magnetic field in it

  • rely - verb have confidence or faith in

  • remain - verb be left; of persons, questions, problems, results, evidence, etc.; "There remains the question of who pulled the trigger"; stay the same; remain in a certain state; continue in a place, position, or situation; stay behind

  • remains - noun any object that is left unused or still extant; the dead body of a human being

  • remake - noun creation that is created again or anew; verb make new

  • remanesce - (remaining magnetic nested not ceasing) the magnetic induction remaining in a magnetized substance no longer under external magnetic influence

  • remarkable - adj. unusual or striking; worthy of notice

  • remarkably - adv. to a remarkable degree or extent; in a signal manner

  • remarriage - noun the act of marrying again

  • remarry - verb marry, not for the first time

  • rematch - noun something (especially a game) that is played again

  • rembrandtesque - adj. in the manner of Rembrandt

  • remediation - noun act of correcting an error or a fault or an evil

  • remilitarization - noun the act of militarizing again

  • remilitarize - verb militarize anew

  • remind - verb put in the mind of someone; assist (somebody acting or reciting) by suggesting the next words of something forgotten or imperfectly learned

  • reminder - noun an experience that causes you to remember something; a message that helps you remember something; someone who gives a warning so that a mistake can be avoided

  • remindful - adj. serving to bring to mind

  • reminiscence - noun a mental impression retained and recalled from the past; the process of remembering (especially the process of recovering information by mental effort)

  • reminiscently - adv. in a reminiscent manner

  • remise - noun (fencing) a second thrust made on the same lunge (as when your opponent fails to riposte); an expensive or high-class hackney; a small building for housing coaches and carriages and other vehicles

  • remissness - noun the quality of being lax and neglectful

  • remitment - noun (law) the act of remitting (especially the referral of a law case to another court); a payment of money sent to a person in another place

  • remittal - noun the act of absolving or remitting; formal redemption as pronounced by a priest in the sacrament of penance; an abatement in intensity or degree (as in the manifestations of a disease); a payment of money sent to a person in another place

  • remittent - adj. (of a disease) characterized by periods of diminished severity

  • remodel - verb do over, as of (part of) a house; cast or model anew

  • remold - verb give new treads to (a tire); shape again or shape differently; cast again

  • remonstrance - noun the act of expressing earnest opposition or protest

  • remonstration - noun the act of expressing earnest opposition or protest

  • remora - noun marine fishes with a flattened elongated body and a sucking disk on the head for attaching to large fish or moving objects

  • remorsefully - adv. in a rueful manner

  • remorseless - adj. without mercy or pity

  • remorselessly - adv. without pity; in a merciless manner

  • remotely - adv. to a remote degree; in a remote manner

  • remoteness - noun a disposition to be distant and unsympathetic in manner; the property of being remote

  • remotion - noun the act of removing

  • remould - verb give new treads to (a tire); cast again

  • remount - noun a fresh horse especially (formerly) to replace one killed or injured in battle; verb provide with fresh horses; mount again, as after disassembling something; mount again

  • removable - adj. capable of being removed or taken away or dismissed; able to be obliterated completely

  • remove - noun degree of figurative distance or separation; verb remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract; get rid of something abstract; shift the position or location of, as for business, legal, educational, or military purposes; remove from a position or an office; go away or leave; dispose of; cause to leave; kill intentionally and with premeditation

  • removed - adj. separated in relationship by a given degree of descent; separate or apart in time; taken out of or separated from

  • remover - noun someone who works for a company that moves furniture; a solvent that removes a substance (usually from a surface)

  • remuneration - noun the act of paying for goods or services or to recompense for losses; something that remunerates

  • remunerative - adj. for which money is paid; producing a sizeable profit

  • remunerator - noun a person who pays money for something

  • rename - verb assign a new name to; name again or anew

  • renascence - noun the revival of learning and culture; a second or new birth; the period of European history at the close of the Middle Ages and the rise of the modern world; a cultural rebirth from the 14th through the middle of the 17th centuries

  • renascent - adj. rising again as to new life and vigor

  • rendering - noun giving in acknowledgment of obligation; perspective drawing of an architect's design; a coat of stucco applied to a masonry wall; the act of interpreting something as expressed in an artistic performance; an explanation of something that is not immediately obvious; a written communication in a second language having the same meaning as the written communication in a first language; a performance of a musical composition or a dramatic role etc.

  • renegade - adj. having deserted a cause or principle; noun someone who rebels and becomes an outlaw; a disloyal person who betrays or deserts his cause or religion or political party or friend etc.; verb break with established customs

  • renege - noun the mistake of not following suit when able to do so; verb fail to fulfill a promise or obligation

  • renegotiate - verb revise the terms of in order to limit or regain excess profits gained by the contractor; negociate anew

  • renew - verb cause to appear in a new form; reestablish on a new, usually improved, basis or make new or like new

  • renewable - adj. capable of being renewed; replaceable; that can be renewed or extended

  • reniform - adj. of a leaf or bean shape resembling the shape of kidney

  • renin - noun a proteolytic enzyme secreted by the kidneys; catalyzes the formation of angiotensin and thus affects blood pressure

  • rennet - noun a substance that curdles milk in making cheese and junket

  • rennin - noun an enzyme that occurs in gastric juice; causes milk to coagulate

  • renormalize - verb make normal or cause to conform to a norm or standard

  • renouncement - noun an act (spoken or written) declaring that something is surrendered or disowned

  • renovation - noun the act of improving by renewing and restoring; the state of being restored to its former good condition

  • renovator - noun a skilled worker who is employed to restore or refinish buildings or antique furniture

  • renowned - adj. widely known and esteemed

  • rensselaerite - noun a kind of soft talc; sometimes used as wood filler

  • rentable - adj. that is able or fit be rented

  • renter - noun an owner who receives payment for the use of their property by another; someone who pays rent to use land or a building or a car that is owned by someone else

  • renunciant - adj. used especially of behavior

  • renunciation - noun the act of renouncing; sacrificing or giving up or surrendering (a possession or right or title or privilege etc.); an act (spoken or written) declaring that something is surrendered or disowned; rejecting or disowning or disclaiming as invalid; the state of having rejected your religious beliefs or your political party or a cause (often in favor of opposing beliefs or causes)

  • renunciative - adj. used especially of behavior

  • reopen - verb open again or anew

  • reorder - noun a repeated order for the same merchandise; verb assign a new order to; make a new request to be supplied with

  • reorganization - noun an extensive alteration of the structure of a corporation or government; the imposition of a new organization; organizing differently (often involving extensive and drastic changes)

  • reorganize - verb organize anew; organize anew, as after a setback

  • reorient - verb set or arrange in a new or different determinate position; cause to turn; orient once again, after a disorientation

  • reorientation - noun a fresh orientation; a changed set of attitudes and beliefs; the act of changing the direction in which something is oriented

  • repaint - verb paint again; paint again or anew; paint again

  • repair - noun the act of putting something in working order again; a formal way of referring to the condition of something; a frequently visited place; verb restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken; move, travel, or proceed toward some place; give new life or energy to; set straight or right; make amends for; pay compensation for

  • repairer - noun a skilled worker who mends or repairs things

  • repand - adj. having a slightly undulating margin

  • reparable - adj. capable of being repaired or rectified

  • repast - noun the food served and eaten at one time

  • repatriate - noun a person who has returned to the country of origin or whose citizenship has been restored; verb admit back into the country; send someone back to his homeland against his will, as of refugees

  • repatriation - noun the act of returning to the country of origin

  • repay - verb answer back; pay back; make repayment for or return something; act or give recompense in recognition of someone's behavior or actions

  • repayable - adj. subject to repayment

  • repayment - noun payment of a debt or obligation; the act of returning money received previously

  • repeatable - adj. able or fit to be repeated or quoted

  • repeated - adj. recurring again and again

  • repeatedly - adv. several time

  • repellant - adj. highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust; serving or tending to repel; noun the power to repel; a chemical substance that repels animals; a compound with which fabrics are treated to repel water

  • repellently - adv. in a repellent manner

  • repellingly - adv. in a repellent manner

  • repentance - noun remorse for your past conduct

  • repentantly - adv. showing remorse

  • repercuss - verb cause repercussions; have an unwanted effect

  • repercussion - noun a remote or indirect consequence of some action; a movement back from an impact

  • repetitiousness - noun verboseness resulting from excessive repetitions

  • repetitively - adv. in a repetitive manner

  • repetitiveness - noun verboseness resulting from excessive repetitions

  • rephrase - verb express the same message in different words

  • repine - verb express discontent

  • replace - verb substitute a person or thing for (another that is broken or inefficient or lost or no longer working or yielding what is expected); put something back where it belongs; put in the place of another; switch seemingly equivalent items; take the place or move into the position of

  • replaceability - noun exchangeability by virtue of being replaceable

  • replacement - noun the act of furnishing an equivalent person or thing in the place of another; a person or thing that takes or can take the place of another; an event in which one thing is substituted for another; a person who follows next in order; someone who takes the place of another person; filling again by supplying what has been used up

  • replant - verb plant again or anew

  • replay - noun (television) showing again some action (especially sports action) that has been recorded on video tape; something (especially a game) that is played again; verb play again; repeat a game against the same opponent; play (a melody) again; reproduce (a recording) on a recorder

  • replenishment - noun filling again by supplying what has been used up

  • repletion - noun eating until excessively full; the state of being satisfactorily full and unable to take on more

  • replication - noun the repetition of an experiment in order to test the validity of its conclusion; (law) a pleading made by a plaintiff in reply to the defendant's plea or answer; (genetics) the process whereby DNA makes a copy of itself before cell division; the act of making copies; copy that is not the original; something that has been copied; the persistence of a sound after its source has stopped; a quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one)

  • reply - noun the speech act of continuing a conversational exchange; a statement (either spoken or written) that is made in reply to a question or request or criticism or accusation; verb reply or respond to

  • repoint - verb repair the joints of bricks

  • reportable - adj. meriting report; (of income) required by law to be reported

  • reportage - noun the news as presented by reporters for newspapers or radio or television

  • reportedly - adv. according to reports or other information

  • reporter - noun a person who investigates and reports or edits news stories

  • repose - noun a disposition free from stress or emotion; freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility); the absence of mental stress or anxiety; verb put or confide something in a person or thing; to put something (eg trust) in something; lie when dead; put in a horizontal position; lean in a comfortable resting position; be inherent or innate in

  • reposeful - adj. affording or marked by rest or repose
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