Word power(r2)

  • Rehabilitate(V): restore to roper condition   The refugees were rehabilitated at a new place
  • Reimburse(V): repay The company will reimburse you for your travel expenses
  • Reiterate(V): repeat Let me reiterate the most important points
  • Rejuvenate(V): make young again   The fresh air and long rest seem to have rejuvenated her
  • Relegate(V): refer to an inferior rank or position Due to indifferent performance Indian hockey team was relegated to the third position in the group
  • relentless(Adj): Pitiless, ruthless, merciless, not stopping or getting less strong  Gandhi mahatma was a relentless freedom fighter
  • Relinquish(V): give up, renounce  No one wants to relinquish the power once they have it
  • Relish(V): enjoy I want to relish the thought of you
  • Reminiscence(N): recollection, memory The book is a collection of his reminiscences of his lady love
  • Remnant(N): remainder These woods are remnants of a huge forest which once covered  the whole area
  • Remorse(N): guilt, compunction, regret Throughout the trial, she had shown no remorse
  • Remonstrate(V): protest  They remonstrated with the official about the decision
  • Render(V): deliver, provide, present, cause, give help They rendered assistance to the disaster victims
  • Rendezvous(N): meeting place  Most of the lovers have their rendezvous at parks and theatres
  • Renegade(N): traitor, deserter A political renegade frequently changes parties
  • Renege(V): deny, go back on one’s word  He promised to help me but he reneged his promise
  • Renounce(V): abandon, abdicate  He has renounced cigarettes and alcohol
  • Renovate(N): restore to good condition, renew The theatre has been renovated and redecorated
  • Repartees(N): clever reply, clever and amusing comments and replies that are made quickly     He was praised for his repartee
  • Repercussion(N): reaction The collapse of the company will have repercussions for the  whole  industry
  • Replenish(V): fill up again  The chief minister orders the collector to replenish the food and  supplies to all the victims of floods
  • Replica(N): copy  The replica of charminar was made for a film shooting
  • Repository(N): store – house  Ramanujan was said to be the repository of mathematical l Knowledge
  • Reprehensible(Adj): deserving blame  I found their behaviour morally reprehensible
  • Repress(V): restrain, crush, oppress With great difficulty he was able to repress his anger
  • Reprimand(V): rebuke, reproach  The military court reprimanded him for failing to do his duty
  • Retract(V): withdraw, take back He confessed to the murder but later retracted his statement
  • Retrench(v): cut down, economize  We have to reentrance our expenditure to make profits
  • Retribution(N): vengeance, compensation, severe punishment for something very    Serious Victims are demanding retribution for the terrorist attacks.
  • Retrieve(V): recover It took four days to retrieve at the bodies from the crash
  • Retrograde(V): go back wise, degenerate
  • Retrospective(Adj): looking back on the past  In retrospect I think that I was wrong
  • Revelry(N): merrymaking, boisterous The city was reverberated with new year revelries.
  • Reverent(Adj): respectful, worshipful She lowered her voice reverentially.
  • Rhetoric(N): art of effective communication Good rhetoric skills must be learnt to all the children
  • Rift(N): opening, break, spilt Party officials have denied that there is any rift between the two ministers.
  • Robust(Adj): vigorous, strong and healthy She was almost 90, but still very robust
  • Rubble(N): fragments  The bomb reduced the house to rubble.
  • Rudimentary(Adj): not developed, elementary Gradually I acquired a rudimentary knowledge of computers.
  • Ruminate(V): mull over, ponder, to think carefully and deeply about something  She is ruminating over her marriage with her boy friend.
  • Reprisal(N): retaliation The factionist was killed in reprisal for killing his opponent.
  • Reproach(V): express disapproval or disappointment  He publicly reproached his son for his behaviour.
  • Reprove(V): censure, rebuke The teacher reproved the boy get getting less marks in the final exams.
  • Repudiate(V): disown, reject  He repudiated his first wife and married  her sister.
  • Repugnance(N): loathing, disgust, strong feeling of dislike or disgust. She was trying to overcome her physical repugnance for him.
  • Requisite(N): necessary requirement  He lacks the requisite qualifications
  • Rescind(V): cancel The company wanted to rescind the contract with the cricketer
  • Resentment(N): indignation, bitterness, a feeling of anger She couldn’t conceal the deep resentment she felt at the way she had been treated.
  • Residue(N): remainder, balance The cool drinks that have been found pesticide residues must be banned
  • Resolution(N): determination The resolution was passed by a two third majority.
  • Resplendent(Adj): dazzling, glorious, brilliant She looked resplendent is a silk dress.
  • Restraint(N): moderation or self-control, calm, sensible controlled behaviour The police were praised for their restraint in handling the demonstrators.
  • Resumption(N): restart  Both countries are now hoping for a quick resumption of diplomatic relations.
  • Reticent(Adj): reserved, unwilling to talk about what you feel or what you know  If you are a reticent, you can’t become a good teacher.
  • Rummage(V): ransack, thoroughly search She was rummaging around in her bag for her keys.
  • Ruthless(Adj): pitiless, cruel  They way she behaved towards him utterly ruthless.
  • Retard(V): slow down, hold back   Cold weather retards the growth of many plants.
  • Respite(N): rest, relaxation  The trip was a welcome respite from the pressure of work
  • Riddle(N):puzzle The police have been unable to solve the riddle of her disappearance.
  • Ridiculous(Adj): ludicrous, very silly or unreasonable  It is an absolutely ridiculous decision.
  • Reluctant(Adj) : unwilling  She gave a reluctant smile.
  • Rigorous(Adj): very severe, strict, harsh, through and exact  He rigorously prepared one year and was selected for IAS.
  • Regression(N): the act of going back, backward movement
  • The entire area turned into a waste land because of the
  •  advancement  of the desert and regression of the forest.
  • Rectitudinous(Adj): morally upright, virtuous  Being himself rectitudinous he was deeply, disturbed by the recent           Permissiveness in the society
  • Reckless(Adj): rash, careless The reckless driving may lead to a fatal accident

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