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  • Section 18: Words Starting with R. race r . a . c . e . race. race means any

  • competition. A contest of speed.the race is to the swift.

  • racing r . a . c . i . n . g . racing. racing means the sport of engaging in contests of

  • speed. The riders were racing around a five-mile loop.

  • radio r . a . d . i . o . radio. radio means an electronic receiver that detects and demodulates

  • and amplifies transmitted signals. Does the noise of the radio bother you?

  • rail r . a . i . l . rail. rail means a barrier consisting of a horizontal bar and supports.

  • Short for railway.he was concerned with rail safety.

  • railroad r . a . i . l . r . o . a . d . railroad. railroad means line that is the commercial

  • organization responsible for operating a system of transportation for trains that pull passengers

  • or freight. He walked along the railroad track. rain r . a . i . n . rain. rain means water

  • falling in drops from vapor condensed in the atmosphere. I hope you didn't get soaked standing

  • out in the rain. raise r . a . i . s . e . raise. raise means

  • raise the level or amount of something. Raise the price of bread.

  • range r . a . n . g . e . range. range means an area in which something acts or operates

  • or has power or control. This cannon hasrange of about 2 miles.

  • rank r . a . n . k . rank. rank means take or have a position relative to others. This

  • painting ranks among the best in the Western World.

  • rapid r . a . p . i . d . rapid. rapid means done or occurring in a brief period of time.

  • A rapid rise through the ranks. rapidly r . a . p . i . d . l . y . rapidly.

  • rapidly means with rapid movements. He works rapidly.

  • rare r . a . r . e . rare. rare means not widely known; especially valued for its uncommonness.

  • A rare word. rarely r . a . r . e . l . y . rarely. rarely

  • means not often. We rarely met. rate r . a . t . e . rate. rate means amount

  • of a charge or payment relative to some basis. A 10-minute phone call at that rate would

  • cost $5. rather r . a . t . h . e . r . rather.rathermeanson

  • the contrary.rather than disappoint the children, he did two quick tricks before he left.

  • rather r . a . t . h . e . r . rather. rather means instead of. I think you'd call it a

  • lecture rather than a talk. raw r . a . w . raw. raw means being unprocessed

  • or manufactured using only simple or minimal processes. My son loves to eat sushi with raw fish,

  • especially tuna. re r . e . re. re is added to verbs and nouns

  • to form new verbs and nouns that refer to the repeating of an action or process. For

  • example, to re-read something means to read it again.

  • reach r . e . a . c . h . reach. reach means the limits within which something can be effective.

  • He was beyond the reach of their fire. react r . e . a . c . t . react. react means

  • show a response or a reaction to something. They reacted violently to the news.

  • reaction r . e . a . c . t . i . o . n . reaction. reaction means a response that reveals a person's

  • feelings or attitude. He was pleased by the audience's reaction to his performance.

  • read r . e . a . d . read. read means interpret something that is written or printed. Have

  • you read Salman Rushdie? reading r . e . a . d . i . n . g . reading.

  • reading means the cognitive process of understanding a written linguistic message. He enjoys reading

  • books. reader r . e . a . d . e . r . reader. reader

  • means a person who enjoys reading. Many a reader skips the words that he doesn't know.

  • ready r . e . a . d . y . ready. ready means completely prepared or in condition for immediate

  • action or use or progress. The bridge is ready to collapse.

  • real r . e . a . l . real. real means no less than what is stated; worthy of the name. It's

  • time he had a real job. really r . e . a . l . l . y . really. Really

  • means in accordance with truth or fact or reality. They don't really listen to us.

  • realistic r . e . a . l . i . s . t . i . c . realistic. realistic means aware or expressing

  • awareness of things as they really are. The actors tried to create a realistic portrayal

  • of the Africans. reality r . e . a . l . i . t . y . reality.

  • reality means all of your experiences that determine how things appear to you. For them

  • demons were as much a part of reality as trees were.

  • realize r . e . a . l . i . z . e . realize. realize means be fully aware or cognizant

  • of. I realized the car accident was just a dream when I woke up.

  • rear r . e . a . r . rear. rear means the back of a military formation or procession.

  • Infantrymen were in the rear. reason r . e . a . s . o . n . reason. reason

  • means an explanation of the cause of some phenomenon. The reason a steady state was

  • never reached was that the back pressure built up too slowly.

  • reasonable r . e . a . s . o . n . a . b . l . e . reasonable. reasonable means showing

  • reason or sound judgment. Our new spa lets you indulge yourself at a reasonable price.

  • reasonably r . e . a . s . o . n . a . b . l . y . reasonably. Reasonably means to a moderately

  • sufficient extent or degree. He is reasonably clever with computers.

  • unreasonable u . n . r . e . a . s . o . n . a . b . l . e . unreasonable. unreasonable

  • means not in a reasonable or intelligent manner. She reacted unreasonably when she learned

  • she had failed. recall r . e . c . a . l . l . recall. recall

  • means a call to return. The recall of our ambassador.

  • receipt r . e . c . e . i . p . t . receipt. receipt means an acknowledgment usually tangible

  • that payment has been made. We need the receipt Mr Smith signed.

  • receive r . e . c . e . i . v . e . receive. receive means get something; come into possession

  • of. Karen Sunde once suggested that to love is to receive a glimpse of heaven.

  • recent r . e . c . e . n . t . recent. recent means being new in a time not long past. His

  • recent trip to Africa. recently r . e . c . e . n . t . l . y . recently.

  • recently means in the recent past. He was in Paris recently.

  • reception r . e . c . e . p . t . i . o . n . reception. reception means the manner in

  • which something is greeted. She did not expect the cold reception she received from her superiors.

  • recognition r . e . c . o . g . n . i . t . i . o . n . recognition. recognition means

  • the state or quality of being recognized or acknowledged. The partners were delighted

  • with the recognition of their work. recognize r . e . c . o . g . n . i . z . e

  • . recognize. recognize means accept someone to be what is claimed or accept his power

  • and authority. We do not recognize your gods. recommend r . e . c . o . m . m . e . n . d

  • . recommend. recommend means push for something. express a good opinion of. The travel agent

  • recommended strongly that we not travel on Thanksgiving Day.

  • recommendation r . e . c . o . m . m . e . n . d . a . t . i . o . n . recommendation.

  • recommendation means something as a course of action that is recommended as advisable.

  • My teacher wrote a recommendation for me. record r . e . c . o . r . d . record. record

  • means anything such as a document or a phonograph record or a photograph providing permanent

  • evidence of or information about past events. The film provided a valuable record of stage

  • techniques. recording r . e . c . o . r . d . i . n . g

  • . recording. recording means the act of making a record especially an audio record. She watched

  • the recording from a sound-proof booth. recover r . e . c . o . v . e . r . recover.

  • recover means get or find back; recover the use of. She recovered control of herself.

  • recovery r . e . c . o . v . e . r . y . recovery. recovery means return to an original state.

  • The recovery of the forest after the fire was surprisingly rapid.

  • red r . e . d . red. red means of a color at the end of the color spectrum next to orange;

  • resembling the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies. She has bright red

  • fingernails which she sharpens to a point. reduce r . e . d . u . c . e . reduce. reduce

  • means cut down on; make a reduction in. The employer wants to reduce health benefits.

  • reduction r . e . d . u . c . t . i . o . n . reduction. reduction means the act of decreasing

  • or reducing something. Diminishing enrollment has led to a reduction in staff at the college.

  • refer r . e . f . e . r . refer. refer means have to do with or be relevant to. I hate

  • it when my husband refers to me as his old lady.

  • reference r . e . f . e . r . e . n . c . e . reference. reference means a remark that

  • calls attention to something or someone. The speaker made several references to his wife.

  • reflect r . e . f . l . e . c . t . reflect. reflect means manifest or bring back. This

  • action reflects his true beliefs. reform r . e . f . o . r . m . reform. reform

  • means make changes for improvement in order to remove abuse and injustices. The new government

  • has promised to reform the electoral process. refrigerator r . e . f . r . i . g . e . r

  • . a . t . o . r . refrigerator. refrigerator means white goods in which food can be stored

  • at low temperatures. My refrigerator is out of order.

  • refusal r . e . f . u . s . a . l . refusal. refusal means the act of refusing. He was

  • fired from his job because of his refusal to work overtime.

  • refuse r . e . f . u . s . e . refuse. refuse means show unwillingness towards. refuse to

  • accept. He refused my offer of hospitality. regard r . e . g . a . r . d . regard. regard

  • means to look closely or attentively at something or someone; observe steadily. We regard your

  • work very highly. regarding r . e . g . a . r . d . i . n . g

  • . regarding. regarding means indicate the subject that is being talked or written about.

  • He won't be affected by our decision, so he is completely unbiased regarding the issue.

  • region r . e . g . i . o . n . region. region means the extended spatial location of something.

  • The farming regions of France. regional r . e . g . i . o . n . a . l . regional.

  • regional means characteristic of a region. India has a cuisine rich in regional flavour.

  • register r . e . g . i . s . t . e . r . register. register means an official written record

  • of names or events or transactions. You must register in order to be eligible to vote in the coming

  • federal election. regret r . e . g . r . e . t . regret. regret

  • means sadness associated with some wrong done or some disappointment. He wrote a note expressing

  • his regret. regular r . e . g . u . l . a . r . regular.

  • regular means in accordance with fixed order or procedure or principle. His regular calls

  • on his customers. regularly r . e . g . u . l . a . r . l . y

  • . regularly. regularly means in a regular manner. I correspond regularly with my counterpart

  • in the head office in Providence. regulation r . e . g . u . l . a . t . i . o

  • . n . regulation. regulation means a principle or condition that customarily governs behavior.

  • It was his regulation to take a walk before breakfast.

  • reject r . e . j . e . c . t . reject. reject means refuse to accept or acknowledge. I reject

  • the idea of starting a war. relate r . e . l . a . t . e . relate. relate

  • means make a logical or causal connection. I cannot relate these events at all.

  • related r . e . l . a . t . e . d . related. related means being connected either logically

  • or causally or by shared characteristics. Lifting of limits is clearly related to preservation

  • of limitsrelation r . e . l . a . t . i . o . n . relation.

  • relation means an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts

  • together. There is a very clear relation between the use of illegal drugs and petty crime in

  • this city. relationship r . e . l . a . t . i . o . n

  • . s . h . i . p . relationship. relationship means a state of connectedness between people

  • especially an emotional connection. He didn't want his wife to know of the relationship.

  • relative r . e . l . a . t . i . v . e . relative. relative means properly related in size or

  • degree or other measurable characteristics; usually followed by to. The punishment ought

  • to be relative to the crime. relatively r . e . l . a . t . i . v . e . l

  • . y . relatively. relatively means in a relative manner; by comparison to something else. The

  • situation is relatively calm now. relax r . e . l . a . x . relax. relax means

  • become less tense, rest, or take one's ease. Let's all relax after a hard day's work.

  • relaxed r . e . l . a . x . e . d . relaxed. relaxed means without strain or anxiety. I

  • was nervous at first, but gradually got more relaxed.

  • relaxing r . e . l . a . x . i . n . g . relaxing. relaxing means affording or marked by rest

  • or repose. The time spent was pleasant and relaxing.

  • release r . e . l . e . a . s . e . release. release means release, as from one's grip.

  • In autumn, the earth slowly releases the heat it has stored throughout the summer.

  • relevant r . e . l . e . v . a . n . t . relevant. relevant means having a bearing on or connection

  • with the subject at issue. The scientist corresponds with colleagues in order to learn about matters

  • relevant to her own research. relief r . e . l . i . e . f . relief. relief

  • means the feeling that comes when something burdensome is removed or reduced. As he heard

  • the news he was suddenly flooded with relief. religion r . e . l . i . g . i . o . n . religion.

  • religion means a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny.

  • He lost his religion but not his morality. religious r . e . l . i . g . i . o . u . s

  • . religious. religious means concerned with sacred matters or religion or the church.

  • The doors of the church were decorated with beautiful carvings of religious scenes.

  • rely r . e . l . y . rely. rely means have confidence or faith in. In the future, we

  • will have to rely more on alternate energy sources.

  • remain r . e . m . a . i . n . remain. remain means stay the same; remain in a certain state.

  • He remained unmoved by her tears. remaining r . e . m . a . i . n . i . n . g

  • . remaining. remaining means not used up. She had a little money remaining so she went

  • to a movie. remains r . e . m . a . i . n . s . remains.

  • remains means any object that is left unused or still extant. I threw out the remains of

  • my dinner. remark r . e . m . a . r . k . remark. remark

  • means a statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief. From time to time she contributed

  • a personal remark on his account. remarkable r . e . m . a . r . k . a . b . l

  • . e . remarkable. remarkable means unusual or striking. The show was a remarkable display

  • of his singing talent. remarkably r . e . m . a . r . k . a . b . l

  • . y . remarkably. remarkably means to a remarkable degree or extent. She was remarkably tall.

  • remember r . e . m . e . m . b . e . r . remember. remember means recall knowledge from memory;

  • have a recollection. I can't remember saying any such thing.

  • remind r . e . m . i . n . d . remind. remind means put in the mind of someone. Remind me

  • to call Mother. remote r . e . m . o . t . e . remote. remote

  • means areas are far away from cities and places where most people live, and are therefore

  • difficult to get to. There is a legend of a creature known as the Sasquatch which is

  • said to live in remote areas of British Columbia.

  • removal r . e . m . o . v . a . l . removal. removal means the act of removing. He had

  • surgery for the removal of a malignancy. remove r . e . m . o . v . e . remove. remove

  • means remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something

  • abstract. Remove the dirty dishes from the table.

  • rent r . e . n . t . rent. rent means a regular payment by a tenant to a landlord for use

  • of some property. He collects about $3000 a month in rents from his apartment building.

  • repair r . e . p . a . i . r . repair. repair means restore by replacing a part or putting

  • together what is torn or broken. She repaired her TV set.

  • repeat r . e . p . e . a . t . repeat. repeat means make or do or perform again. He could

  • never repeat his brilliant performance of the magic trick.

  • repeated r . e . p . e . a . t . e . d . repeated. repeated means recurring again and again.

  • She repeated what she had heard to her mother. repeatedly r . e . p . e . a . t . e . d . l

  • . y . repeatedly. repeatedly means several time. It must be washed repeatedly.

  • replace r . e . p . l . a . c . e . replace. replace means take the place or move into

  • the position of. Mary replaced Susan as the team's captain and the highest-ranked player

  • in the school. reply r . e . p . l . y . reply. reply means

  • a statement either spoken or written that is made in reply to a question or request

  • or criticism or accusation. He wrote replies to several of his critics.

  • report r . e . p . o . r . t . report. report means to give an account or representation

  • of in words. Discreet Italian police reported it in a manner typically continental.

  • reporter r . e . p . o . r . t . e . r . reporter. reporter means a person who investigates and

  • reports or edits news stories. He is a reporter for Time magazine.

  • represent r . e . p . r . e . s . e . n . t . represent. represent means take the place

  • of or be parallel or equivalent to. The transition to parenthood represents a major change

  • in an individual's life. representative r . e . p . r . e . s . e . n

  • . t . a . t . i . v . e . representative. representative means an advocate who represents

  • someone else's policy or purpose. The meeting was attended by representatives for all the

  • major organs of government. reproduce r . e . p . r . o . d . u . c . e

  • . reproduce. reproduce means make a copy or equivalent of. The dark atmosphere of the

  • novel has been perfectly reproduced in the film.

  • reputation r . e . p . u . t . a . t . i . o . n . reputation. reputation means the state

  • of being held in high esteem and honor. This school has an excellent reputation in the

  • community. request r . e . q . u . e . s . t . request.

  • request means a formal message requesting something that is submitted to an authority.

  • If you want to get a new desk for your office, you should put inrequest right away.

  • require r . e . q . u . i . r . e . require. require means require as useful, just, or

  • proper. This job requires a lot of patience and skill

  • requirement r . e . q . u . i . r . e . m . e . n . t . requirement. requirement means

  • required activity. The requirements of his work affected his health.

  • rescue r . e . s . c . u . e . rescue. rescue means help which gets someone out of a dangerous

  • or unpleasant situation. The young boy was holding on to a large rock when he was rescued from

  • the river. research r . e . s . e . a . r . c . h . research.

  • research means a search for knowledge. Their pottery deserves more research than it has

  • received. reservation r . e . s . e . r . v . a . t

  • . i . o . n . reservation. reservation means a district that is reserved for particular

  • purpose. Would it be possible to change my reservation now?

  • reserve r . e . s . e . r . v . e . reserve. reserve means hold back or set aside, especially

  • for future use or contingency. The OPEC countries contain about 65% of the world's oil reserves.

  • resident r . e . s . i . d . e . n . t . resident. resident means someone who lives at a particular

  • place for a prolonged period or who was born there. Local residents are delighted with

  • the new water park for children. resist r . e . s . i . s . t . resist. resist