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reposit - verb put (something) in a place for storage

  • reposition - noun depositing in a warehouse; verb place into another position; change place or direction

  • repossess - verb regain possession of something; claim back

  • repossession - noun the action of regaining possession (especially the seizure of collateral securing a loan that is in default)

  • repot - verb put in a new, usually larger, pot

  • repp - noun a fabric with prominent rounded crosswise ribs

  • reprehend - verb express strong disapproval of

  • reprehensibility - noun being reprehensible; worthy of and deserving reprehension or reproof

  • reprehensibly - adv. in a manner or to a degree deserving blame or censure

  • reprehension - noun an act or expression of criticism and censure

  • reprehensively - adv. in a shameful manner

  • represent - verb point out or draw attention to in protest or remonstrance; describe or present, usually with respect to a particular quality; serve as a means of expressing something; create an image or likeness of; be a delegate or spokesperson for; represent somebody's interest or be a proxy or substitute for, as of politicians and office holders representing their constituents, or of a tenant representing other tenants in a housing dispute; be representative or typical for; take the place of or be parallel or equivalent to; to establish a mapping (of mathematical elements or sets); bring forward and present to the mind; express indirectly by an image, form, or model; be a symbol; perform (a play), especially on a stage; play a role or part; be the defense counsel for someone in a trial; form or compose; be characteristic of

  • representable - adj. expressible in symbolic form

  • representation - noun an activity that stands as an equivalent of something or results in an equivalent; the act of representing; standing in for someone or some group and speaking with authority in their behalf; a creation that is a visual or tangible rendering of someone or something; the right of being represented by delegates who have a voice in some legislative body; a presentation to the mind in the form of an idea or image; a statement of facts and reasons made in appealing or protesting; a factual statement made by one party in order to induce another party to enter into a contract; a body of legislators that serve in behalf of some constituency; the state of serving as an official and authorized delegate or agent; a performance of play

  • representational - adj. (used especially of art) depicting objects, figures,or scenes as seen

  • repress - verb put down by force or intimidation; put out of one's consciousness; conceal or hide

  • repressed - adj. characterized by or showing the suppression of impulses or emotions

  • represser - noun an agent that represses

  • repressor - noun an agent that represses

  • reprint - noun a separately printed article that originally appeared in a larger publication; a publication (such as a book) that is reprinted without changes or editing and offered again for sale; verb print anew

  • reproacher - noun someone who finds fault or imputes blame

  • reproachful - adj. expressing reproof or reproach especially as a corrective

  • reproachfully - adv. in a reproving or reproachful manner

  • reprobate - adj. marked by immorality; deviating from what is considered right or proper or good; noun a person without moral scruples; verb reject (documents) as invalid; abandon to eternal damnation; express strong disapproval of

  • reprobation - noun severe disapproval; rejection by God; the state of being condemned to eternal misery in hell

  • reprocess - verb use again after processing

  • reproduce - verb have offspring or young; make a copy or equivalent of; recreate an idea, mood, atmosphere, etc. as by artistic means; repeat after memorization

  • reproducer - noun an audio system that can reproduce and amplify signals to produce sound

  • reproducibility - noun the quality of being reproducible

  • reproducible - adj. capable of being reproduced

  • reproduction - noun the sexual activity of conceiving and bearing offspring; the act of making copies; recall that is hypothesized to work by storing the original stimulus input and reproducing it during recall; the process of generating offspring; copy that is not the original; something that has been copied

  • reproductive - adj. producing new life or offspring

  • reproof - noun an act or expression of criticism and censure; verb censure severely or angrily

  • reproval - noun an act or expression of criticism and censure

  • reprove - verb take to task

  • reprover - noun someone who finds fault or imputes blame

  • reprovingly - adv. in a reproving or reproachful manner

  • reptilia - noun class of cold-blooded air-breathing vertebrates with completely ossified skeleton and a body usually covered with scales or horny plates; once the dominant land animals

  • republicanism - noun the political orientation of those who hold that a republic is the best form of government

  • republication - noun the act of publishing again; something that has been published again; a fresh publication (as of a literary work)

  • republish - verb revive (a cancelled will or a libel); publish again

  • repudiation - noun the exposure of falseness or pretensions; refusal to acknowledge or pay a debt or honor a contract (especially by public authorities); rejecting or disowning or disclaiming as invalid

  • repudiative - adj. rejecting emphatically; e.g. refusing to pay or disowning

  • repugn - verb to make the subject of dispute, contention, or litigation

  • repugnance - noun intense aversion; the relation between propositions that cannot both be true at the same time

  • repulse - noun an instance of driving away or warding off; verb force or drive back; cause to move back by force or influence; be repellent to; cause aversion in

  • repulsively - adv. in an offensive and hateful manner

  • repulsiveness - noun the quality of being disgusting to the senses or emotions

  • repurchase - noun the act of purchasing back something previously sold; verb buy what had previously been sold, lost, or given away

  • reputability - noun honorableness by virtue of being respectable and having a good reputation

  • reputable - adj. having a good reputation

  • reputably - adv. in a reputable manner

  • reputed - adj. commonly put forth or accepted as true on inconclusive grounds

  • reputedly - adv. by repute; according to general belief

  • requester - noun one praying humbly for something

  • requiem - noun a Mass celebrated for the dead; a musical setting for a Mass celebrating the dead; a song or hymn of mourning composed or performed as a memorial to a dead person

  • requirement - noun required activity; something that is required in advance; anything indispensable

  • requisiteness - noun the state of being absolutely required

  • requital - noun an act of requiting; returning in kind; a justly deserved penalty

  • requite - verb make repayment for or return something

  • reread - verb read anew; read again

  • rerebrace - noun cannon that provides plate armor for the upper arm

  • rerun - noun a program that is broadcast again; verb cause to perform again; broadcast again, as of a film; run again for office; rerun a performance of a play, for example

  • resale - noun the selling of something purchased

  • reschedule - verb assign a new time and place for an event

  • rescindable - adj. capable of being rescinded or voided

  • rescission - noun (law) the act of rescinding; the cancellation of a contract and the return of the parties to the positions they would have had if the contract had not been made

  • rescript - noun a reply by a Pope to an inquiry concerning a point of law or morality; something that has been written again; the act of rewriting something; a legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge)

  • rescuer - noun someone who saves something from danger or violence; a person who rescues you from harm or danger

  • reseal - verb seal again

  • research - noun systematic investigation to establish facts; a search for knowledge; verb inquire into; attempt to find out in a systematically and scientific manner

  • researcher - noun a scientist who devotes himself to doing research

  • reseat - verb show to a different seat; provide with new seats; provide with a new seat

  • resect - verb surgically remove a part of a structure or an organ

  • resection - noun surgical removal of part of a structure or organ

  • reseda - noun any plant of the genus Reseda

  • resedaceae - noun mainly Mediterranean herbs: mignonette

  • reseed - verb maintain by seeding without human intervention; seed again or anew

  • resell - verb sell (something) again after having bought it

  • resemblance - noun similarity in appearance or external or superficial details

  • resentfully - adv. with resentment; in a resentful manner

  • resentment - noun a feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will

  • reserved - adj. cool and formal in manner; marked by self-restraint and reticence; set aside for the use of a particular person or party

  • reservedly - adv. with reserve; in a reserved manner

  • reservist - noun a member of a military reserve

  • reset - noun device for resetting instruments or controls; verb set to zero; set anew; adjust again after an initial failure

  • resettle - verb settle in a new place

  • resettlement - noun the transportation of people (as a family or colony) to a new settlement (as after an upheaval of some kind)

  • resew - verb sew again

  • resh - noun the 20th letter of the Hebrew alphabet

  • reshape - verb shape anew or differently; shape again or shape differently

  • reship - verb place on a ship again or transfer to another ship

  • reshipment - noun the act of shipping again (especially by transferring to another ship)

  • reshoot - verb shoot again

  • reshuffle - noun shuffling again; a redistribution of something; verb reorganize and assign posts to different people; shuffle again

  • residence - noun the official house or establishment of an important person (as a sovereign or president); any address at which you dwell more than temporarily; the act of dwelling in a place; a large and imposing house

  • residency - noun the position of physician who is receiving special training in a hospital (usually after completing an internship); the act of dwelling in a place

  • residentially - adv. used as a residence

  • resift - verb sift anew

  • resigned - adj. (followed by `to') having come to accept; showing utter resignation or hopelessness

  • resignedly - adv. with resignation and acceptance; in a resigned manner; in a hopeless resigned manner

  • resile - verb return to the original position or state after being stretched or compressed; pull out from an agreement, contract, statement, etc.; formally reject or disavow a formerly held belief, usually under pressure; spring back; spring away from an impact

  • resilience - noun the physical property of a material that can return to its original shape or position after deformation that does not exceed its elastic limit; an occurrence of rebounding or springing back

  • resiliency - noun the physical property of a material that can return to its original shape or position after deformation that does not exceed its elastic limit; an occurrence of rebounding or springing back

  • resinate - verb impregnate with resin to give a special flavor to

  • resinlike - adj. resembling resin in properties or texture

  • resinoid - noun a plastic containing resins

  • resinous - adj. having the characteristics of pitch or tar

  • resistance - noun the action of opposing something that you disapprove or disagree with; the military action of resisting the enemy's advance; group action in opposition to those in power; (psychiatry) an unwillingness to bring repressed feelings into conscious awareness; the degree of unresponsiveness of a disease-causing microorganism to antibiotics or other drugs (as in penicillin-resistant bacteria); any mechanical force that tends to retard or oppose motion; an electrical device that resists the flow of electrical current; a secret group organized to overthrow a government or occupation force; a material's opposition to the flow of electric current; measured in ohms; (medicine) the condition in which an organism can resist disease

  • resister - noun someone who offers opposition; someone who systematically obstructs some action that others want to take

  • resistivity - noun a material's opposition to the flow of electric current; measured in ohms

  • resistless - adj. offering no resistance; impossible to resist; overpowering

  • resize - verb change the size of; make the size more appropriate

  • resole - verb put a new sole on

  • resolutely - adv. showing firm determination or purpose; with firmness

  • resoluteness - noun the trait of being resolute

  • resolvable - adj. capable of being settled or resolved; capable of being solved

  • resolved - adj. determined; explained or answered

  • resolvent - noun a liquid substance capable of dissolving other substances

  • resonance - noun the quality imparted to voiced speech sounds by the action of the resonating chambers of the throat and mouth and nasal cavities; a vibration of large amplitude produced by a relatively small vibration near the same frequency of vibration as the natural frequency of the resonating system; an excited state of a stable particle causing a sharp maximum in the probability of absorption of electromagnetic radiation; having the character of a loud deep sound; the quality of being resonant; a relationship of mutual understanding or trust and agreement between people

  • resonator - noun any system that resonates; an electrical circuit that combines capacitance and inductance in such a way that a periodic electric oscillation will reach maximum amplitude; a hollow chamber whose dimensions allow the resonant oscillation of electromagnetic or acoustic waves

  • resorb - verb undergo resorption

  • resorcinolphthalein - noun a yellow dye that is visible even when highly diluted; used as an absorption indicator when silver nitrate solution is added to sodium chloride in order to precipitate silver chloride (turns pink when no chloride ions are left in solution and negative fluorescein ions are then absorbed)

  • resorption - noun the organic process in which the substance of some differentiated structure that has been produced by the body undergoes lysis and assimilation

  • resound - verb ring or echo with sound; emit a noise

  • resounding - adj. characterized by reverberation

  • resoundingly - adv. in a resounding manner

  • resource - noun a source of aid or support that may be drawn upon when needed; the ability to deal resourcefully with unusual problems; available source of wealth; a new or reserve supply that can be drawn upon when needed

  • resourcefully - adv. in a resourceful manner

  • resourcefulness - noun the quality of being able to cope with a difficult situation; the ability to deal resourcefully with unusual problems

  • resourceless - adj. lacking or deficient in natural resources

  • respectability - noun honorableness by virtue of being respectable and having a good reputation

  • respectable - adj. characterized by proper behavior or conventional conduct; worthy of respect; large in amount or extent or degree; deserving of esteem and respect

  • respectably - adv. in a decent and morally reputable manner; to a tolerably worthy extent

  • respectfully - adv. in a respectful manner

  • respectfulness - noun courteous regard for people's feelings

  • respective - adj. considered individually

  • respectively - adv. in the order given

  • resplend - verb be resplendent or radiant; to shine brightly

  • resplendence - noun brilliant radiant beauty

  • resplendency - noun brilliant radiant beauty

  • resplendently - adv. in an impressively beautiful manner

  • responder - noun someone who responds

  • responsibility - noun a form of trustworthiness; the trait of being answerable to someone for something or being responsible for one's conduct; the social force that binds you to the courses of action demanded by that force; the proper sphere or extent of your activities

  • responsibleness - noun a form of trustworthiness; the trait of being answerable to someone for something or being responsible for one's conduct

  • responsibly - adv. in a responsible manner

  • responsiveness - noun the quality of being responsive; reacting quickly; as a quality of people, it involves responding with emotion to people and events; responsive to stimulation

  • restart - verb start an engine again, for example; take up or begin anew

  • restate - verb to say, state, or perform again

  • restatement - noun a revised statement

  • rester - noun a person who rests

  • restfully - adv. in a restful manner

  • restfulness - noun the attribute of being restful

  • restharrow - noun European woody plant having pink flowers and unifoliate leaves and long tough roots; spreads by underground runners; Eurasian plant having loose racemes of pink or purple flowers and spiny stems and tough roots

  • restitute - verb restore to a previous or better condition; give or bring back

  • restively - adv. in a restive manner

  • restiveness - noun characterized by nervousness and quickness to take fright; the anxious feeling you have when you have the jitters

  • restless - adj. worried and uneasy; ceaselessly in motion; unable to relax or be still; not affording rest

  • restlessly - adv. in a restless manner

  • restlessness - noun inability to rest or relax or be still; the quality of being ceaselessly moving or active; a lack of patience; irritation with anything that causes delay; a feeling of agitation expressed in continual motion

  • restock - verb stock again

  • restore - verb give or bring back; bring back into original existence, use, function, or position; return to its original or usable and functioning condition; return to life; get or give new life or energy; restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken

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

  • restrained - adj. under restraint; prudent; cool and formal in manner; free from ostentation or pretension; not showy or obtrusive; marked by avoidance of extravagance or extremes

  • restrainer - noun a person who directs and restrains; a chemical that is added to a photographic developer in order to retard development and reduce the amount of fog on a film

  • restrengthen - verb make strong again
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