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  • quintuplication.

  • quintuplinerved.

  • quintupliribbed.

  • quinuclidine.

  • quinyl.

  • quinze.

  • quinzieme.

  • quipful.

  • quipo.

  • quipper.

  • quippish.

  • quippishness.

  • quippy.

  • quipsome.

  • quipsomeness.

  • quipster.

  • quipu - noun calculator consisting of a cord with attached cords; used by ancient Peruvians for calculating and keeping records

  • quira –(quintessential ultraviolate impegnatrable red arboreal) noun any of several tropical American trees some yielding economically important timber; hard heavy red wood of a quira tree

  • quire - noun a quantity of paper; 24 or 25 sheets

  • quirewise.

  • quirinalia.

  • quirinca.

  • quiritarian.

  • quiritary.

  • quirite.

  • quirites.

  • quirkiness - noun a strange attitude or habit

  • quirkish.

  • quirksey.

  • quirksome.

  • quirl.

  • quirquincho.

  • quis.

  • quisby.

  • quiscos.

  • quisle.

  • quisling - noun someone who collaborates with an enemy occupying force

  • quisqualis.

  • quisqueite.

  • quisquilian.

  • quisquiliary.

  • quisquilious.

  • quisquous.

  • quisutsch.

  • quitch.

  • quitclaim - noun act of transferring a title or right or claim to another; document transferring title or right or claim to another

  • quitemoca.

  • quiteno.

  • quitrent.

  • quits - adj. on equal terms by payment or requital

  • quittable.

  • quittance - noun a document or receipt certifying release from an obligation or debt; payment of a debt or obligation

  • quitted.

  • quitter - noun a person who gives up too easily

  • quittor.

  • quitu.

  • quivered.

  • quiverer.

  • quiverful.

  • quivering - noun the act of vibrating; a shaky motion

  • quiveringly.

  • quiverish.

  • quiverleaf.

  • quivery.

  • quixotical.

  • quixotically - adv. in a quixotic manner

  • quixotism - noun quixotic (romantic and impractical) behavior

  • quixotize.

  • quixotry.

  • quizzability.

  • quizzable.

  • quizzacious.

  • quizzatorial.

  • quizzee.

  • quizzer - noun someone who administers a test to determine your qualifications

  • quizzery.

  • quizzicality.

  • quizzically - adv. in a quizzical and questioning manner

  • quizzicalness.

  • quizzification.

  • quizzify.

  • quizziness.

  • quizzingly.

  • quizzish.

  • quizzism.

  • quizzity.

  • quizzy.

  • qung.

  • quoddies.

  • quoddity.

  • quodlibet - noun an issue that is presented for formal disputation

  • quodlibetal.

  • quodlibetarian.

  • quodlibetary.

  • quodlibetic.

  • quodlibetical.

  • quodlibetically.

  • quoilers.

  • quoin - noun the keystone of an arch; expandable metal or wooden wedge used by printers to lock up a form within a chase; (architecture) solid exterior angle of a building; especially one formed by a cornerstone

  • quoined.

  • quoining.

  • quoit - noun game equipment consisting of a ring of iron or circle of rope used in playing the game of quoits

  • quoiter.

  • quoitlike.

  • quoits - noun a game in which iron rings (or open iron rings) are thrown at a stake in the ground in the hope of encircling it

  • quondam - adj. belonging to some prior time

  • quondamly.

  • quondamship.

  • quoniam.

  • quop.

  • quoratean - noun a group of languages of the Hokan family

  • quot.

  • quotability - noun the quality of being worthy of being quoted

  • quotable - adj. suitable for or worthy of quotation; able or fit to be repeated or quoted

  • quotableness.

  • quotably.

  • quotational.

  • quotationally.

  • quotationist.

  • quotative.

  • quotee.

  • quoteless.

  • quotennial.

  • quoter - noun a communicator (speaker or writer) who uses quotations

  • quoteworthy.

  • quoth.

  • quotha.

  • quotidian - adj. found in the ordinary course of events

  • quotidianly.

  • quotidianness.

  • quotiety.

  • quotingly.

  • quotity.

  • quotlibet.

  • quotum.

  • qursh.

  • qurti.


    1. ra - noun ancient Egyptian sun god with the head of a hawk; a universal creator; he merged with the god Amen as Amen-Ra to become the king of the gods; (astronomy) the equatorial coordinate specifying the angle, measured eastward along the celestial equator, from the vernal equinox to the intersection of the hour circle that passes through an object in the sky; usually expressed in hours and minutes and seconds; used with declination to specify positions on the celestial sphere; an intensely radioactive metallic element that occurs in minute amounts in uranium ores

    2. rabbinate - noun the office or function of a rabbi; rabbis collectively

    3. rabbinic - adj. of or relating to rabbis or their teachings

    4. rabbinical - adj. of or relating to rabbis or their teachings

    5. rabbitweed - noun low-growing sticky subshrub of southwestern United States having narrow linear leaves on many slender branches and hundreds of tiny yellow flower heads

    6. rabbitwood - noun shrub of southeastern United States parasitic on roots of hemlocks having sparse spikes of greenish flowers and pulpy drupes

    7. rabelaisian - adj. of or relating to or characteristic of Francois Rabelais or his works

    8. rabidity - noun unrestrained excitement or enthusiasm

    9. rabidness - noun unrestrained excitement or enthusiasm

    10. raceabout - noun a small sloop having the keep of a knockabout but with finer lines and carrying more sail

    11. racecourse - noun a course over which races are run

    12. racehorse - noun a horse bred for racing

    13. raceme - noun usually elongate cluster of flowers along the main stem in which the flowers at the base open first

    14. racemose - adj. having stalked flowers along an elongated stem that continue to open in succession from below as the stem continues to grow

    15. racer - noun slender fast-moving North American snakes; an animal that races; a fast car that competes in races; someone who drives racing cars at high speeds

    16. rachis - noun axis of a compound leaf or compound inflorescence; the series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton and protecting the spinal cord

    17. rachischisis - noun a not uncommon congenital defect in which a vertebra is malformed; unless several vertebrae are affected or there is myelomeningocele there are few symptoms; can be diagnosed by amniocentesis

    18. rachitic - adj. affected with, suffering from, or characteristic of rickets

    19. rachitis - noun inflammation of the vertebral column; childhood disease caused by deficiency of vitamin D and sunlight associated with impaired metabolism of calcium and phosphorus

    20. rachycentridae - noun family of pelagic fishes containing solely the cobia

    21. rachycentron - noun genus and family are coextensive and comprise only the cobia

    22. racialism - noun discriminatory or abusive behavior towards members of another race

    23. racialist - noun a person with a prejudiced belief that one race is superior to others

    24. racially - adv. with respect to race

    25. racily - adv. in a racy manner

    26. raciness - noun behavior or language bordering on indelicacy; a strong odor or taste property

    27. racing - noun the sport of engaging in contests of speed

    28. racism - noun discriminatory or abusive behavior towards members of another race; the prejudice that members of one race are intrinsically superior to members of other races

    29. racist - adj. discriminatory especially on the basis of race or religion; based on racial intolerance; noun a person with a prejudiced belief that one race is superior to others

    30. racker - noun an attendant who puts pool or billiard balls into a rack

    31. racketeering - noun engaging in a racket

    32. racking - adj. causing great physical or mental suffering

    33. racon - noun a device that, on receiving radar signals, transmits coded signals in response to help navigators determine their position

    34. raconteur - noun a person skilled in telling anecdotes

    35. racoon - noun an omnivorous nocturnal mammal native to North America and Central America

    36. rad - noun a unit of absorbed ionizing radiation equal to 100 ergs per gram of irradiated material; the unit of plane angle adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites; equal to the angle at the center of a circle subtended by an arc equal in length to the radius (approximately 295 degrees)

    37. raddle - noun a red iron ore used in dyeing and marking; verb mark or paint with raddle; twist or braid together, interlace

    38. radially - adv. in a radial manner

    39. radiance - noun the quality of being bright and sending out rays of light; the amount of electromagnetic radiation leaving or arriving at a point on a surface; an attractive combination of good health and happiness

    40. radiancy - noun the quality of being bright and sending out rays of light

    41. radiantly - adv. in a radiant manner

    42. radiation - noun the act of spreading outward from a central source; a radial arrangement of nerve fibers connecting different parts of the brain; the spread of a group of organisms into new habitats; energy that is radiated or transmitted in the form of rays or waves or particles; the spontaneous emission of a stream of particles or electromagnetic rays in nuclear decay; (medicine) the treatment of disease (especially cancer) by exposure to a radioactive substance; syndrome resulting from exposure to ionizing radiation (e.g., exposure to radioactive chemicals or to nuclear explosions); low doses cause diarrhea and nausea and vomiting and sometimes loss of hair; greater exposure can cause sterility and cataracts and some forms of cancer and other diseases; severe exposure can cause death within hours

    43. radiator - noun a mechanism consisting of a metal honeycomb through which hot fluids circulate; heat is transferred from the fluid through the honeycomb to the airstream that is created either by the motion of the vehicle or by a fan; heater consisting of a series of pipes for circulating steam or hot water to heat rooms or buildings; any object that radiates energy

    44. radicalism - noun the political orientation of those who favor revolutionary change in government and society

    45. radicalize - verb make more radical in social or political outlook

    46. radically - adv. in a radical manner

    47. radicle - noun (anatomy) a small structure resembling a rootlet (such as a fibril of a nerve)

    48. radiculitis - noun inflammation of the radicle of a nerve

    49. radioactively - adv. in a radioactive manner

    50. radioactivity - noun the spontaneous emission of a stream of particles or electromagnetic rays in nuclear decay

    51. radiograph - noun a photographic image produced on a radiosensitive surface by radiation other than visible light (especially by X-rays or gamma rays)

    52. radiographer - noun a person who makes radiographs

    53. radiographic - adj. relating to or produced by radiography

    54. radioisotope - noun a radioactive isotope of an element; produced either naturally or artificially

    55. radiolaria - noun marine protozoa

    56. radiolarian - noun protozoa with amoeba-like bodies and radiating filamentous pseudopods

    57. radiolocation - noun measuring instrument in which the echo of a pulse of microwave radiation is used to detect and locate distant objects

    58. radiological - adj. of or relating to radiology

    59. radiologist - noun a medical specialist who uses radioactive substances and X-rays in the treatment of disease

    60. radiolucent - adj. almost complete transparent to X-rays or other forms of radiation

    61. radiomicrometer - noun radiometer that is extremely sensitive

    62. radiopacity - noun opacity to X-rays or other radiation

    63. radiopaque - adj. not transparent to X-rays or other forms of radiation

    64. radiophone - noun a telephone that communicates by radio waves rather than along cables

    65. radiophonic - adj. relating to or by means of radiotelephony

    66. radiophotograph - noun a photograph transmitted by radio waves

    67. radiophotography - noun transmission of photographs by radio waves

    68. radioscopy - noun (radiology) examination of the inner structure of opaque objects using X rays or other penetrating radiation

    69. radiosensitive - adj. sensitive to radiation

    70. radiosensitivity - noun sensitivity to the action of radiant energy

    71. radiotelegraphy - noun the use of radio to send telegraphic messages (usually by Morse code); telegraphy that uses transmission by radio rather than by wire

    72. radiotelephonic - adj. relating to or by means of radiotelephony

    73. radiotelephony - noun telephony that uses transmission by radio rather than by wire

    74. radiotherapist - noun a medical specialist who uses radioactive substances and X-rays in the treatment of disease

    75. radiothorium - noun radioactive isotope of thorium with mass number 228

    76. radome - noun a housing for a radar antenna; transparent to radio waves

    77. raffinose - noun a trisaccharide that occurs in sugar beets and cotton seeds and certain cereals

    78. raffishly - adv. in a rakish manner

    79. rafflesiaceae - noun a family of parasitic plants of the order Aristolochiales

    80. rafter - noun one of several parallel sloping beams that support a roof; someone who travels by raft; verb provide (a ceiling) with rafters

    81. raftman - noun someone who travels by raft

    82. raftsman - noun someone who travels by raft

    83. ragamuffin - noun a dirty shabbily clothed urchin

    84. ragged - adj. having an irregular outline; worn out from stress or strain; being or dressed in clothes that are worn or torn

    85. raggedly - adv. with a ragged and uneven appearance; in a ragged irregular manner; in a ragged uneven manner

    86. raggedness - noun shabbiness by virtue of being in rags; a texture of a surface or edge that is not smooth but is irregular and uneven

    87. raging - adj. very severe; (of the elements) as if showing violent anger; characterized by violent and forceful activity or movement; very intense

    88. raglan - noun a garment (coat or sweater) that has raglan sleeves

    89. ragpicker - noun an unskilled person who picks up rags from trash cans and public dumps as a means of livelihood

    90. ragsorter - noun a worker who sorts rags and old clothing for new uses (as in papermaking)

    91. ragtag - noun disparaging terms for the common people

    92. ragtime - noun music with a syncopated melody (usually for the piano)

    93. ragwort - noun widespread European weed having yellow daisylike flowers; sometimes an obnoxious weed and toxic to cattle if consumed in quantity; American ragwort with yellow flowers

    94. raider - noun a corporate investor who intends to take over a company by buying a controlling interest in its stock and installing new management; someone who takes spoils or plunder (as in war)

    95. railing - noun a barrier consisting of a horizontal bar and supports; material for making rails or rails collectively

    96. railroader - noun an employee of a railroad

    97. railroading - noun the activity of designing and constructing and operating railroads

    98. raiment - noun especially fine or decorative clothing; verb provide with clothes or put clothes on

    99. raimentless - adj. possessing no clothing

    100. raininess - noun (of weather) the badness of the weather

    101. rainless - adj. lacking rain

    102. rainproof - adj. not permitting the passage of water

    103. raisable - adj. capable of being raised

    104. raised - adj. increased especially to abnormal levels; above the surround or above the normal position; embellished with a raised pattern created by pressure or embroidery

    105. raiser - noun a bridge partner who increases the partner's bid; someone concerned with the science or art or business of cultivating the soil

    106. raising - adj. increasing in quantity or value; noun the properties acquired as a consequence of the way you were treated as a child; helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community; the event of something being raised upward

    107. raja - noun type genus of the family Rajidae; a prince or king in India

    108. rajidae - noun bottom-dwelling tropical rays: skates

    109. rajput - noun a member of the dominant Hindu military caste in northern India

    110. rakehell - noun a dissolute man in fashionable society

    111. rakishly - adv. in a rakish manner

    112. rakishness - noun the quality of a rake; stylishness as evidenced by a smart appearance

    113. rallentando - adj. gradually decreasing in tempo; adv. slowing down

    114. rallidae - noun rails; crakes; gallinules; coots

    115. rama - noun avatar of Vishnu whose name is synonymous with God; any of three incarnations: Ramachandra or Parashurama or Balarama

    116. ramate - adj. having branches

    117. rambler - noun a person whose speech or writing is not well organized; a person who takes long walks in the country

    118. rambling - adj. of a path e.g.; (of e.g. speech and writing) tending to depart from the main point or cover a wide range of subjects

    119. ramblingly - adv. in a rambling manner

    120. rambouillet - noun hardy sheep developed from the merino producing both good mutton and fine wool

    121. rambunctious - adj. noisy and lacking in restraint or discipline

    122. rambutan - noun pleasantly acid bright red oval Malayan fruit covered with soft spines; Malayan tree bearing spiny red fruit

    123. ramekin - noun a small fireproof dish used for baking and serving individual portions; a cheese dish made with bread and egg crumbs that is baked and served in individual fireproof dishes

    124. ramequin - noun a small fireproof dish used for baking and serving individual portions; a cheese dish made with bread and egg crumbs that is baked and served in individual fireproof dishes

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