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Re-call', v. a. To call back : — to revoke : —
to recollect. — 2, n. Act of recalling ; state
of being recalled.

Re-cant', v. To retract, as an opinion.

Re-can-ta'tion, ri. A recanting ; retraction.

Re-ca-pit'u-iate, v. a. To repeat the chief
points, as of a speech.

Re-ca-pit-u-la'tion, n. Summary.

Re-ca-pit'u-la-to-rj:, a. Summarizing.

Re-capt'ure (re-kspt'yur), v. a. To retake.
— 2, n. A retaking ; prise retaken.

Re-cast', v. a. [i. & p. recast.] To compute
again : — to throw again : — to mould or
shape anew.

Re-cede', r. n. To retreat ; to withdraw : —
to slope backward.

Re-cede', r. a. To cede back again.

Re-ceipt' (re-sef), n. Act of receiving ; re-
ception : — written acknowledgement of
any thing received: — recipe: — pi. that
which is received. — 2, v. To give a receipt
for^

Re-ceive' (re-sev'), v. a. To accept ; to ad-
mit : — to contain : — to believe : — to enter-
tain : — to be affected by. — 2, v. n. To
entertain.

Re'cent, "• Lately occurred or originated ;
fresh ; modern. — Re'cen-cjj, n.

Re-cep'ta-cle, n. That which receives or
contains ; reservoir.

Re-cep'tion, ri. A receiving ; manner of
receiving : — sort of social entertainment.

Re-cep'tive, a. Able to receive ; admitting.
— Re5-ep-tiv'i-ty, n.

Re-cess', M. Retirement; retreat ; privacy :
— alcove : — intermission.

Rc'Ces'sion (re-sesh'un), «. Act of receding ;
withdrawal : — retrocession.

Re-ces'sion-al, a. Of, or relating to, reces-
sion. — 2, n. A going out, as of a choir;
music for a recessional.



Recherche (re-shar'sha), a. Choice; ele-
gant ; rai-e.

Re9'i-pe (res'e-pe), n. Medical prescription :
— formula to prepare a compound.

Re-cip'i-ent, a. Having power to receive ;
receiving. — 2, n. Oue who receives.

Re-cip'ro-cal, a. Done by each to the other ;
mutual ; alternate ; interchangeable. — 2,
n. Quotient resulting from the division
of unity by any number.

Re-cip'ro-cate, v. n. To act interchange-
ably ; "to altei-nate. — 2, v. a. To give and
take mutuallj'.

Re-cip-ro-ca'tion, n. Act of recipi-ocating.

Re5-i-pr65'i-t5:, w. Mutual or interchange-
able action : — equality of commercial
privileges.

Re-ci"§ion (re-sTzh'un), n. A cutting off.

Re-oi'tal, n. Narration ; recitation : — musi-
cal performance.

Re5-i-ta'tion, v. Act of reciting ; thing
recited ; narration.

Rey-i-ta-tive' (-tev'), n. Musical declama-
tion.

Re-cite', V. a. To rehearse ; to repeat : — to
narrate.

Reck, V. n. To take heed ; to care.

Reck'less, a. Careless ; heedless ; rash.

Reck'on (rek'ku), v. To count; to com-
pute : — to esteem.

Reck'on-ing, n. Calculation : — adjiistment ;
settlement : — bill : — penalty : — estimation.

Re-claim', v. a. To reform : — to recover.

Re-cline', v. To lean back ; to repose.

Re-cluse', n. Secluded person ; hermit. — 2,
a. Shut up ; retired ; solitary.

Rec-og-ni"tion, a. Act of recognizing ;
acknowledgment ; state of being recog-
nized.

Re-cog''ni-2ance, n. Recognition ; acknowl-
edgment : — obligation before a court, or
authorized officer, to do, or not to do,
some act : — badge ; token.

Ree'og-nize, v. a. To know again : — to ac-
knowledge.

Re-cbil', V. n. To rebound : — to shrink back.
—2, n. A shrinking back : — rebound ; re-
action, as of fire-arms.

Rec-ol-lect', v. a. To remember: — to regain
composure.

Re-pol-lect', ';. a. To gather or collect again.

Rec-ol-lec'tion, n. Act or power of recol-
lecting ; that which is recollected.

Re-com-mence', v. a. To begin anew.

Rec-om-mend', v. a. To commend to an-
other : — to give in charge : — to advise.

Rec-om-men-da'tion, n. Act of recommend-
ing' : — credential : — advice.

Re-com-mit', v. a. To commit anew ; to
refer again.

Re-com-mit'ment, | ». Act of recommit-

Re-com-mlt'tai, J ting.

Rec'om-pense, v. a. To pay back again ; to
reward. — 2, n. Reward ; compensation :
— retribution.

Rec-on-cil'a-ble. a. That may be reconciled.



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Rec'on-cile, v. a. To bring iato harmony ;
to make consistent : — to cause to acquiesce.

Rec'on-cile-ment, \n. Act of reconciling ;

Eec-oa-cil-i-a'tion, J harmony ; agreement.

Rec'on-dite (oT- re-kon'dit), a. Hidden ; ab-
struse.

Re-c6n'nois-sance', "1 n. Preliminary expe-

Re-con'nais-sance', J dition or inspection.

Rgc-on-noi'tre (rek-on-uiji'ter), v. a. To
make a preliminary examination or sur-
vey. ^ - -'

Re-con-sid'er, v. a. To consider again.

Re-con-sid-er-a'tion, n. Act of reconsider-
ing".

Re-con-struct', v. a. To construct again ;
to remodel.

Re-con-struc'tion, w. Act of reconstructing ;
state of being reconstructed.

Re-cord', v. a. To register ; to chronicle.

Rec'ord, n. Register of facts or events : —
memorandum : — authentic copy.

Re-coiint', v. a. To enumerate ; to relate
in detail.

Re-count', v. a. To count again. — 2, n. New
or second count. [to repay.

Re-c6up', V. To indemnify ; to reimburse ;

Re-course', n. Application ; access.

Re-c6v'er, v. a. To restore from sickness : —
to regain. — 2, v. n. To regain health, or
normal condition.

Re-cov'er-a-ble, a. That may be recovered.

Re-e6v'er-3^, n. Act or power of recovering ;
restoration.

Rec're-ant, a. Cowardly ; mean : — apostate.

Rec're-ate, v. a. To refresh ; to amuse.

Re-cre-ate', v. a. To create anew.

Ree-re-a'tion, n. Diversion ; pastime.

Re-cre-a'tion, n. New creation.

Rec're-a-tive, a. Tending to recreate ;
amusing ; diverting,

Re-crim'i-nate, v. To reproach mutually.

Re-crim-i-na'tion, n. Act of recriminating ;
mutual reproach.

Re-cruit' (re-krfit'), v. a. To repair; to
supply with new material : — to regain. —
2, V. n. To raise new soldiers : — to receive
new strength. — 3, n. Supply : — new
soldier.

Rec'tan-grle, n. Right-anglejJ parallelogram.

Rec-tan'gru-lar, a. Having right angles.

Rec-ti-fi-oa'tion, n. Act of rectifying.

Rec'ti-fy, v. a. To make right ; to correct :
— to refine, as spirits.

Rec-ti-lin'e-al, T a. Consisting of, or

Rec-ti-lin'e-ar, /bounded by, right lines.

Rec'ti-tiide, n. Uprightness ; equity ; jus-
tice.

Rec'tor, n. Clergyman, especially of the
Church of England, or of the Protestant
Episcopal church : — bead of a school or
university.

Rec'to-ry, n. Rector's house or church.

Re-cii"m'bent, a. Lying ; reposing. — Re-
ciim'bence, Re-cum'ben-cj;, n.

Re-cii'per-ate, v. To recover ; to regain
health'.



Re-c5|per-a-tive, ) Tending to restore.

Re-cu per-a-to-rj^, J °

Re-cUr', v. n. To return at stated intervals :
— to have recourse.

Re-ciir'rent, a. Returning ; recurring. —
R^-ciir'rence, Re-ciSr'ren-cy, n.

Red, a. Of the color of blood ; scarlet. — 2,
■a. One of the primary colors.

Red'breast, «- Robin : — red-breasted snipe.

Red'den (red'dn), v. To make or grow red.

Red' dish, a. Somewhat red.

Re-deem , v. a. To ransom ; to rescue ; to
buy back : — to atone for : — to make good.

Re-deem'er, n. Ransomer ; the Saviour.

Re-demp'tion (re-dem'shun), n. Ransom;
rescue, asfrom captivity, or from sin.

Re-demp'tive, \ «• Relating to redemption ;

Re-demp'to-rx, J redeeming.

Red' -hot, a. Heated to redness : — violent.

Red'o-lent, a. Fragrant ; odorous. — Red'-
o-lence, Red'o-len-c^:, n.

Re-doub'le (re-dub'bl), v. To double again:
— to augment : — to be repeated.

Re-doubt' (re-douf), n. Outwork of a tem-
porary fortification : — inner fortress.

Re-doiibt'a-ble (re-doHt'a-bl), a. Formid-
able.

Re-doiind', v. n. To conduce ; to result.

Re-dress', v. a. To set right ; to rectify ;
to compensate for. — 2, m. Indemnification;
remedy.

Red' -top, n. Bent-grass, a coarse, wiry
grass.

Re-duce', v. a. To diminish : — to subdue ; to
weaken : — to arrange or classify : — to
change from one denomination to another.

Re-du'ci-ble, a. Possible to be reduced.

Re-duc'tion, n. Act of reducing ; state of
being reduced :— conquesst.

Re-dun'dant, a. Superfluous ; excessive. —
Re-dun^dance, Re-dfin'dan-cji:, n.

Re-eph'o, v.' To echo back'; to resound. — 2,
n. Echo returned.

Reed, n. Hollow, jointed gi-ass or plant : —
musical pipe : — vibrating tongue in musi-
cal instruments.

Reed'-bi'rd, n. Same as rice-hird.

Reed'jr, a. Abounding with reeds : — having
a shrill tone.

Reef, n. Portion of a sail, to be taken in
at will : — chain of rocks near the suiface
of the Avater. — 2, v. a. To reduce the ex-
tent of, as a sail.

Reek, n. Smoke ; vapor ; fume. — 2, v. n.
To smoke ; to exhale ; to steam.

Reel, n. Frame or spool for winding yarn
or rope : — lively dance. — 2, v. a. To wind
on, or from, a reel. — 3, v. n. To whirl : —
to stagger.

Re-e-lect', v. a. To elect again.

Re-en-^rce', v. a. To strengthen with fresh
forces.

Re-en-f orce'ment, w. Fresh assistance.

Re-in'ter, v. To enter again.

Re-es-tS.b'lish, v. a. To establish again ; to
restore.



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EEGIMENTALS



Re-es-tab'lish-ment, n. Act of reestablish-
ing ; new establishment.

Reeve, v. a. [i. & p. rove.] To pass, as a
rope, through a hole, cleat, &c.

Re-e?-am'ine, v. a. To examine anew.

Re-fee' tion, n. Refreshment ; frugal meal.

Re-fec'to-iT. "• Hoom for eating in, as in
a monastery.

Re-rer*, v. a. To direct or submit to an-
other : — to ascribe. — 2, v. n. To have
reference or recourse to.

Ref §r-a-ble, a. That may be referred.

Ref-er-le', n. Arbitrator ; umpire.

Ref f r-ence, n. A referring or submitting
for information or decision : — allusion : —
relation ; citation.

Re-f er'ri-ble, a. Same as referable.

Re-fine', v. a. To purify ; to polish. — 2,
v. n. To become refined.

Re-f ine'ment, w. Act of refining ; improve-
ment ; that which refines : — excessive
nicety.

Re-f in'er-x, n. Place for refining.

Re-flect', V.' a. To throw or cast back, as
light or sound ; to give back an image of.
— 2, V. n. To be thrown back, as light or
sound : — to consider ; to ponder : — to cast
reproach.

Re-flee' tion, n. Act of reflecting ; reflected
image : — meditation : — censure.

Re-flect'ive, a. Keflecting ; musing.

Re-flect'or, n. He who or that which re-
flects : — device for reflecting hght or
sound.

Re'flex, a. Directed or bent backward ; re-
turning backward. — 2, n. Reflection.

Re-flex' ive, a. Reflective : — turning back-
ward.

"^e'fiux, n. Backward course or flow, as of
water.

Re-form', v. To form anew.

Re-rdrm', v. a. To reclaim : — to amend ;
to improve by reconstruction. — 2, v. n.
To grow better. — 3, n. Radical improve-
ment.

Ref-or-ma'tion, n. Act of reforming ; state
of ' being reformed : — historical religious
movement begun by Luther.

Re-ftr-ma'tion, n. New formation.

Re-f brm'a-tive, a. Tending to reform.

Re-f brm'a-to-rjj, o. Tending to reform. —
2, n. Institution for reforming crimi-
nals.

Re-fract', v. a. To turn aside, as rays of
light.

Re-frac'tion, n. Deflection, as of a ray of
light.

Re-frSc'tive, a. Pertaining to, or having
the power of, refraction.

R^-frac't^r, n. Refracting telescope.

Re-frac'to-rx, a. Perverse ; unmanageable :
^—difficult to fuse.

Re-frain', v. To abstain ; to forbear. — 2, n.
iBurden of a song.

R^-frSsh', V. a. To revive ; to invigorate ; to
restore.



R?-frgsh'ment, n. Act of refreshing ; res-
toration ; invigoration ; that which re-
freshes : — j)l. light food at an entertain-
ment.

Rf-frit'er-ant, a. Cooling. — 2, n. Cooling
medicine.

Re-fri^'er-ate, v. a. To make cool or cold.

Re-frii - er-a'tion, n. Act of cooling ; state
of being cooled.

R2-fri|;er-a-tive, 1 Tending to cool.
Re-frig-'er-a-to-ry, J *

Re-frig'er-a-tor, n. Box for preserving

food : — cooling apparatus.
RSf ufe (ref'fuj), n. Shelter; asylum: —

resort.
Ref-u-§ee', n. One who seeks refuge.
Re-ful'§ent, a. Bright ; radiant ; glitter-
ing- — Re-ful'^ence, Re-ful'l-en-cx, «•
Re-f iind', v. a. To pay back ; to restore.
Re-fu'§al, n. Act of refusing ; denial : —

right of choice ; option.
Re-fii§e', v. a. To deny : — to reject. — 2, v. n.

Not to accept or comply.
Ref'iise, n. Worthless remains ; dregs. — 2,

a. Worthless.
Re-fii'ta-ble, a. That may be refuted.
Ref-n-ta'tion, n. Disproof.
Re-fiite', v. a. To disprove ; to confute.
Re-gain', v. a. To gain anew ; to recover.
Re'gral, a. Relating to a king ; royal. —

Re-gal'i-tx, n.
Re-gale', v. a. To refresh ; to entertain. —

'2, V. n. To fare sumptuously.
Re-gale'm§nt, n. Refreshment.
Re-ga'li-a, n. pi. Insignia of royalty, of

office, or of any order.
Re-gard', v. a. To look at ; to observe : — to

esteem : — to take into consideration : — to

have reference to. — 2, w. Gaze ; look : —

reference : — esteem.
Re-gard'f&l, a. Attentive ; taking notice of.
Re-gard'ing, prep. Concerning ; about.
Re-gard'iess, a. Heedless ; careless.
Re-gat't^, n. Boat-race.
Re'gen-cj, n. Government by a regent or

by regents ; men intrusted with gorem-

ment as regents.
Re-§^en'er-ate, v. a. To give new life or

strength to : — to reform, as spiritually.
Re-fen'er-ate, a. Regenerated ; bom anew.
R?-|en-er-a'tion, n. A regenerating; ref-
ormation : — new birth, as by spiritual

grace.
Re'i-ent, a. Governing. — 2, n. One who

governs during the incapacity of the soT-

ereign : — member of a governing board.
Rei^i-cide, n. Murder, or murderer, of a

king.
Regime (ra-zhem'), n. Administration;

rule.
Rei-'i-mSn, n. Rule prescribed or followed :

— regulation of diet.
Rei-'i-ment, n. Body of troops commanded

by a colonel.
Re|-i-mgn'tal, a. Belonging to a regiment
Reg-i-mSn'talg, n. pi. Military uniform.



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KELISH



B.e'l'ion (re'jun), n. Country ; vicinity.

£e§-'i3-t^r, n. Account regularly kept ;
record : — registrar : — contrivance which
registers or records : — adjustable opening
for heated air : — set of organ pipes : —
musical range of a voice or instrument. —
2, V. To enter in a register ; to record.

RSt'is-trar, n. Keeper of records.

Bel-is-tra'tion, n. Act of recording.

RSg-'is-trj:, n. Act of recording : — place
where a^register is kept : — register.

Reff'nant, a. Eeigning ; prevalent.

Re gress, n. Passage back ; return.

Se-gret', n. Grief; remorse; sorrow. — 2,
V. a. To grieve at ; to lament.

Re-gret'ffil, a. Full of regret ; sorrowful.

E,eg'fi-lar, a. According to rule or custom ;
systematic ; usual : — permanently organ-
ized : — symmetrical : — complete. — 2, n.
Monk who has taken the ordinary vows :
— soldier in a permanent army. — B,eg-i-
lar'i-tjf, n.

Heg'ti-late, v. a. To make regular : — to ad-
just ; to put in order.

Heg-u-la'tion w. A regulating ; rule ; pre-
cept ; method. — 2, a. According to rule.

Heg'ii-la-tor, n. One that regulates.

Re-ha-bil'i-tate, v. a. To restore to former
rank or esteem ; to reinstate.

He-ha-bil-i-ta'tion, n. Restoration.

Re-hears' al, w. Act of rehearsing : — narra-
tion : — performance for practice.

Re-hearse', v. a. To repeat ; to relate : — to
perform for practice.

Reig-n (ran), v. n. To rule as a king : — to
prevail. — 2, n. Dominion ; sovereignty : —
prevalence.

Re-im-biirse', v. a. To refund ; to repay :
— to repair, as a loss.

Re-im-biirse'mf nt, n. Repayment.

Rein (ran), n. Strap of a harness, to pull
on the bit : — restraint : — lack of restraint.
— 2, V. a. To govern by reins ; to restrain.

Rein' deer (ran'-),
n. Large species
of deer, of north-
ern regions : —
caribou.

Rein? (ranz), n. j)/.
Kidneys ; inward
parts: — affec-
tions. Reindeer.

Re-in-state , v. a.

To put again in possession, or to a former
condition.

Re-is' sie (re-ish'yu), v. a. To issue again.
— 2, n. Second or renewed issue.

Re-it'er-ate, v. a. To say or do again and
again.

Re-it-er-a'tion, n. Repeated action.

Re-jSct', V. a. To decline ; to refuse : — to
discard ; to disown.

Re-j5c'tion, n. Act of rejecting ; state of
being rejected.

Re-joice'j, t). n. To be glad; to exult. — 2,
V. a. To exhMarate ; to gladden.




Re-j6i5'ing, n. Expression or eause of joy.

Re-join', v. a. To join again. — 2, v. ». To
answer to a reply.

Re-j(5in'der, n. Answer, as to a reply.

Re-jii've-nate, v. a. To make young again.

R4-ju-ve-na'tion, 1 Renewal of youth.

Re-ju-ve-nes'cence, j •'

Re-lapse', v. n. To sink back, as to a
former state : — to backslide. — 2, n. Return
to a former condition.

R§-late', V. a. To tell ; to recite : — to have
a kinship or affinity. — 2, v. n. To pertain ;
to belong. [alliance.

Re-lat'§d, p. a. Connected by blood or

Re-la' tion, n. A relating : — reference : —
kinship ; affinitj' : — person related by
kindred or blood : — narration.

Re-la' tion-ship, n. State of being related.

Rel'a-tive, a. Having relation : — existing
in relation to something else ; not abso-
lute. — 2, n. Person related : — pronoun
relating to an antecedent.

Rel'a-tive-lx, ad- Iii relation to something
else ; not absolutely. [divert.

R^-lax', V. To slacken ; to abate : — to

Rel-ax-a'tion, n. A slackening ; abate-
ment : — diversion.

Re-lay', n. Fresh supply at successive
stages, as of horses : — apparatus for sup-
plying an auxiliary electric current.

Re-lease', v. a. To set free ; to liberate. —
2, n. Liberation ; discharge.

Rel'e-gate, v. a. To banish ; to consign.

Rel-e-ga'tion, n. Banishment.

Re-lent', v.'n. To yield ; to soften in tem-
per ; to feel compassion.

Re-lent'les3, a. Unrelenting ; implacable.

Rel'e-vant, a. Pertinent ; applicable. —
Rel'^-vance, RSl'e-van-cjr, n.

Re-li'a-ble, a. Trustworthy ; deserving con-
fidence ; dependable. — Re-li-a-bil'i-tx, n.

Re-ll'ance, n. Trust ; dependence.

RSl'ic, n. That which remains : — memorial :
— pi. corpse.

RSl'ict, n. Widow.

Re-lier , n. A relieving ; help ; succor : —
alleviation ; mitigation : — prominence of
a decoration or carving above the back-
ground : — contrast.

Re-lieve', v. a. To free from pain, labor, or
trouble ; to help : — to ease ; to alleviate :
— to set off by contrast.

Re-lifion (re-lid'jun), n. Duty to God: —
system of faith and worship.

Re-lifious (re-lld'jus), a. Relating or con-
forming to religion ; pious ; holy. — 2, n.
Person bound by religious vows.

Re-li§-'ious-l3C, ad. Conscientiously; piously.

Re-lin'quish (re-ling'kwisb), v. a. To aban-
don ; to renounce.

Re-lin'quish-mgnt, n. Act of relinquishing.

Rel'i-qua-rjr, n. Casket for relics.

Rel'ish, n. Taste ; liking : — flavor : — savory
morsel or condiment. — 2, v. a. To lik« ;
to enjoy. — 3, v. n. To have a pleasing
taite.



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Kf-lfic'tant, a. Unwilling ; disinclined ;
av^-se. — E,e-luc'tance, w.

Il§-ly', V. n. To tru&t ; to depend.

He-main', v. n. To continue ; to endure : —
to stay : — to be left.

Re-main' der, n. What is left ; remnant : —
difference between two quantities.

E,e-main§', n. pi. Things left : — corpse : —
posthumous writings.

Re-mand', v. a. To send or call back.

Re-mark', n. Observation ; note : — com-
ment. — 2, V. a. To note : — to make a com-
ment.

Re-mark', v. a. To mark again.

Re-mark'a-ble, a. Worthy of notice ; un-
common ; extraordinary.

Re-me'di-a-ble, a. Curable.

Re-me'di-al, a. Affording remedy.

Rem'e-dx, n. Medicine ; cure : — reparation :
relief. — 2, v. a. To cure ; to heal : — to re-
pair ; to relieve.

Re-mem'ber, r. a. To keep in mind : — to call
to mind ; to recollect.

Re-mem'brance, n. Ketention in memory ;
recollection : — memorial ; token.

Re-mind', v. a. To recall to mind : — to
bring under notice of.

Rem-i-nis'cence, n. Remembi-ance of past
experience.

Rem-i-nis'cent, a. Having remembrance ;
given to reminiscence.

Re-miss', a. Inattentive ; negligent.

Re-mis' sion (re-misU'uu), n. Act of remit-
ting ; release ; pardon : — abatement ; re-
linquishment.

Re-mit', t'. a. To give up : — to abate ; to re-
lax : — to pardon : — to send, as money in
payment. — 2, v. n. To abate.

Re-mit' ment, 1 n. Remission ; state of

Re-mit' tai, J being remitted.

Re-mit'tance, v. Act of remitting, as
money ; sum sent.

Re-mit'tent, a. Increasing and remitting,
as a disease.

Re-mit|ter, \ Qj,^ ^.^^ ^.^^j^^^

E,e-mit'tor, J

Rem'nant, «. Thing remaining ; fragment.

Re-mod'el, v. a. To model anew.

Re-mon'strance, n. Act of remonstrating ;
expostulation.

Re-mon'strant, n. One who remonstrates.

Re-mon'strite, v. n. To speak in opposi-
tion ; to expostulate.

Ee-mbrse', n. Pain caused by a sense of
giailt ; compunction ; penitence.

Re-mbrse'fiil, a. Full of remorse ; peni-
tent.

P.e-morse'less, a. Unpitying ; cruel.

Re-mote', «. Distant ; not near : — foreign :
—not acting directly.

Re-mbunt', v. To mount again. — 2, n.
Fiesh horse, or fresh supply of horses.

Re-m6v'al, n. Act of removing.

Re-move', v. To take or go away ; to move :
—to make way with. — 2, n. Change of
place : — distance : — degree of distance.



Re-mu'ner-ate, v. a. To reward for services ;

to recompense.

Re-mu-ner-a'tion, n. Act of remunerating ;
reward ; payment.

Re-mu'ner-a-tive, ) a. Lucrative ; profit-

Re-mii'ner-a-to-rx, J able.

Re-nais'sance {or re-nil-sans), n. Revival,
as of art and letters in the 15th and 16th
centTiries : — stj'le of architecture of that
period.

Ren'ard, n, Name of a fox in fable.

Rencontre (ren-kon'ter), n. Same as ren-
coimier.

Ren-cbiin'ter, n. Sudden meeting : — hostile
encounter ; combat. — 2, v. To encounter :
— to skiiTnish ; to combat.

Rend, v. a. [i. & p. rent.] To tear apart
or away violently ; to split. — 2, v. n. To
become rent.

Ren' der, v. a. To pay back ; to return : — to
deliver ; to present : — to make or cause to
be : — to translate : — to extract, as lard.

Rendezvous (ren'de-v6 or ren'de-voz), n.
Appointed meeting or meeting-place. — 2,
V. 11. To meet by appointment.

Ren-di"tion (ren-dish'un), n. Act of ren-
dering:— surrender: — version; translation.

Ren'e-gade^ In. Apostate :— deserter,

Ren-e-ga do, j _

Re-new' (re-nti'), v. a. To make new ; to

"rejuvenate : — to reestablish.
Re-new'al, n. Act of renewing : state of

being renewed : — reestablisbmejit.
Ren'net, v. Membrane of a calfs stomach,

prepared and used to curdle milk.
Re-nbunce', v. a. To disown ; to disclaim : —

to relinquish ; to abandon. [store.

Ren'o-vate, v. «. To make over ; to re-
Ren-o-va'tion, n. Act of renewing ; state

of teing renovated.
Re-nbwn', n. Fame ; celebrity.
Re-nb'^ned', jo. a. Famous; eminent.
Rent, i. & p. from rend. — 2, n. Periodical

payment for the use of property, especially

houses or land : — tear ; rupture. — 3, v. a.

To use by paying rent : — to let for rent.

— 4, V. n. To be let for rent.
Rent'al, v. Rent-roll :— revenue from rents.
Rent' -roll, «. List of rents.
Re-nun-ci-a'tion (re-nun-she-a'shuu), n.

Act of renouncing ; relinquishment : — re-
jection ; disavowal.
Re-br-gan-i-za'ticn, n. New organization.
Re-br'gan-ize, v. a. To organize anew.
Rep, «. Kind of i-ibbed cloth.
Re-paid', i. & p. from repay.
Re-pair', v. a. To mend ; to restore from

injury or dilapidation : — to retrieve, as

fortunes. — 2, v. n. To betake one's self. —

3, «. Restoration ; restored condition.
R|-piir'a-ble, ) ^_ rp^j^^^. j^^^y ^,g repaired.
Rep'a-ra-ble, J
Rep-a-ra'tion, ti. Act of repairing:—

amends; C(;mpensation ; restitution.
Re-par'a-tive, n. Whatever repairs.— 2, a.

llepairing or tending to repair.



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Rep-ar-tee', n. Witty reply or retort.

Re-past', n. Meal ; food ; refection.

Re-pay', v. a. To pay back ; to refund ; to
restore. [repaid.

Re-pay'ment, n. Act of repaying ; sum

Re-peal', v. a. To annul ; to abrogate ; to
revoke. — 2, n. Bevocation ; abrogation.

Re-peat', v. a. To say or do again : — to re-
hearse : — to quote from memory. — 2, n.
Repetition : — sign of repetition.

Re-peat'ed-W, ad. Again and again.

Re-peat'er,n. One that repeats : — watch
that strikes the time : — fire-arm loaded at
once for many discharges.

Re-pel', V. a. To drive back ; to resist.

Re-pel'lent, a. Having power to repel :
—forbidding ; austere. [gret.

Re-pent', v. To feel sorrow for sin ; to re-

Rl'pent, a. Creeping, as a plant or a i-ep-
tile".

Re-pent'ant, a. Sorrowful for sin ; peni-
tent ; contrite. — Re-pent'ance, n.

Rep-e-ti"tion (rep-e-tish'un), ji. Act of re-



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