Joseph E. (Joseph Emerson) Worcester.

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Re-jbin', v. a. &c re. to join again.

Re-jdin'der, n. an answer to a reply.

Re-ju-ve-nes'cence,re.renewal of youth,

Re-kin'dle, v. a. to kindle again.

Re-land', v. a. & re. to land again.

Re-lapse', v. n. to slide or fall back.

Re-lapse', re. act of relapsing ; return.

Re-late', v. a. to tell ; to recite.

Re-late', v. re. to have relation.

Re-la'tion, re. act of relating; recital :
— reference : — ■ kindred ; a relative.

Re-la'tion-ship,re. state of being related.

Rel'a-tive, a. having relation, [lation.

Rel'a-tive, re. a person related ; a re-

Rel'51-tive-ly, ad. in relation to. [bend.

Re-lax', V. a. <fc re. to slacken ; to un-

Rel-ax-a'tion, re. act of relaxing.

Re-lay', re. horses to relieve others.

Re-lease', v. a. to set free ; to let go.

Re-lease', re. liberation ; discharge.

Re-lent', v. n. to yield ; to.grow tender.

Re-lent'less, a. unpitying ; unmoved.

Rel'e-vari-cy, re. state of being relevant.

Rel'e-v|int, a. lending aid ; pertinent.

Re-li'^tnce, re. trust ; dependence.

Rel'jc, re. that which remains. — pi. s.
dead body. [is dead.

Rel'ict, re. a woman whose husband

Re-lief, (re-lef) re. alleviation ; suc-
cor : — the prominence of a figure.

Re-liev'a-ble, a. capable of relief.

Re-lieve', v. a. to ease ; to succor.

Re-lie'vo, (re-le'v5) re. the prominence
of a figure, &c. ; relief.

R?-li^'ion, (re-lid'jun)re. duty to God ;
a system of faith and worship.

Re-li|'ion-ist, re. a devotee ; a bigot.

Re-lll'ious, (re-lid'jus) a. pious ; holy

Re-lT|'ious-]y,(re-lid'jus-le)fld.piously

Re-lin'qujsh, (re-ling'kwjsh) v. a. to
forsake ; to abandon ; to leave, quit.

Re-lin'quish-mgnt, re. act of quitting.

Rel'jsh, re. taste ; liking ; flavor.

Rel'jsh, V. a. to have a liking for.

Rel'ish, V. re. to have a pleasing taste.

Rel'ish-91-ble, a. that may be relished.

Re-luc'tance, re. repugnance ; aversion



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Re-luc'tant, a. unwilling ; averse.

Ke-luc'tant-ly, ad. with unwillingness.

Rely', n. n. to trust; to depend upon.

Re-main', v. n. to continue, abide, stay.

Re-main'der, n. what is left ; remnant.

Re-mainf ', n. pt. relics ; a dead body.

Re-make', v. a. to make anew,

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

Re-mark', n. observation ; note.

Re-mark', v. a. to note ; to observe.

Re-mark'a-ble, a. worthy of notice ;
uncummon; extraordinary.

Re-ma rk'a-bly, ad. uncommonly.

Re-mark'er, ?i. one who remarks.

Re-mar'ry, v. a. to marry a second

Re-me'di-a-ble, a. curable. [time.

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

Rem'e-di-less, or Re-med'i-less, a. not
admitting remedy ; incurable.

Rem'e-dy, n. a medicine ; a cure.

Rem'e-dy, v. a. to cure ; to repair.

Re-mem'ber, v. a. to bear in mind ; to
call to mind ; to recollect.

Re-mem'brance, n. retention in mind ;
recollection. [reminds.

Re-mem'brjn-cer, n. he or that which

Re-mind', v. a. to put in mind.

Rem-i-nis'cence, n. recollection.

Re-mi§e', v. a. to grant back.

Re-miss', a. slack ; careless ; negligent.

Re-mis'si-ble, a. that may be remitted.

Re-rais'sion, (re-mlsh'un) n. pardon.

Re-miss'ly, ad. carelessly; negligently.

Re-miss'ness, n. carelessness.

Re-mit', v. a. to pardon ; to give up.

Re-mit', v. n. to slacken ; to relax.

Re-mit'tal, n. act of remitting.

Re-mit'tance, n. a sum remitted.

Re-mit'tent, a. ceasing for a time.

Rem 'nan t, n. what is left ; residue.

Re-mod'el, v. a. to model anew.
• Re-mon'strance, n. expostulation.

Ee-mon'strant, n. one who remon-
strates. _ [against.

Re-mon'strate, v. n. to exhibit reasons

Re-mbr'den-cy, n. compunction ; re-
morse, [compunction.

Re-morse', n. painful sense of guilt ;

Re-mdrse ful, a. full of a sense of guilt.

Re-mijrse'less, a. unpitying ; cruel.

Re-morse'less-ly, ad. without remorse.

Re-mote', a. distant ; not near ; alien.

Re-mote'ly, ad. at a distance.

Re-mote'ness, n. state of being remote.

Re-mbunt', v. n. & a. to mount again.

Re-mov'a-ble, a. that may be removed.

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

Re-move', c. to change place ; to move.



Re-move', n. a change of place.
Re-mu'ner-ate, v. a. to recompense.
Re-mu-ner-a'tion, n. a recompense.
Re-mu'ner-a-tive, ) a. affording rerau.
Re-mu'ner-a-to-ry, ) neration.
Re'nal, a. belonging to the kidneys.
Ren'ard, n. a fox ; reynard.
Re-nas'cent, a. risingagain into being.
Re-nav'i-gate, v. n. to navigate again.
Ren-cbunt'er, v^ a sudden combat.
Ren-cbunt'er, v. to attack ; to clash.
Rend, v. a. [i. & p. rent ;] to tear with

violence ; to lacerate ; to break.
Ren'der, v. a. to return ; to give pay.
Ren'der-a-ble, a. that may be rendered.
Rendezvous, (ren'de-v6 07Ten'de-v6z)

n. a place for a meeting.
Rendezvous, (ren-de-v6'orren-de-v6z')

V. a. to meet at a place appointed.
Ren-di"tion, n. a surrendering.
Ren'e-gade, ) n. an apostate ; a de-
Ken-e-ga'do, \ serter ; a revolter.
Re-new', v. a. to make new ; to repeat.
Re-ne\v'a-ble, a. that may be renewed.
Re-new'al, n. the act of renewing.
Ren'net, n. a liquid used in turning

milk to curd : — written also runnet,
Re-nbunce', v. a. to disown; to forsake.
Re-nbunce'ment, n. renunciation.
Ren'o-vate, v. a. to renew ; to restore
Ren-o-va'tion, n. the act of renewing.
Re-nbwn', n. fame ; celebrity.
Re-nbwned', (re-nbund') p. a. famous.
Rent, i. & p. from Rend.
Rent, n. an annual payment for a

house, land, &c. : — a laceration.
Rent, V. a. to lease : — to take by lease.
Rent'al, ji. an account of rent.
Rent'-roll, n. a list of rents or revenues.
Re-niin-ci-a'tion, (re-niin-she-a'shun)

n. act of renouncing.
Re-br'gan-ize, v. a. to organize anew.
Re-paid', i. & p. from Repay.
Re-p4ir', v. a. to restore ; to amend.
Re-piir', n. reparation ; restoration.
Re-piir', v. n. to betake one's self.
Rep'a-ra-ble, a. that may be repaired.
Rep-a-ra'tion, n. the act of repairing.
Re-par'a-tlve, a. amending defect.
Rep-ar-tee', n. a smart, witty retort.
Re-p^ss', V. a. & n. to pass again.
Re-pist', n. a meal ; food ; a feast.
Re-pay', v. a. to pay back ; to requites
Re-pay'ment, n. act of repaying.
Re-peal', v. a. to annul ; to revoke.
Re-peal', n. a revocation ; abrogation.
Re-peal'9-ble, a. that may be repealed*
Re-peal'er, n. one who repeals.



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Re-peat', V. a. to do again ; to recite.

Re-peat', n. a repetition in music.

Re-peat'ed-ly, ad, more than once.

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

Re-pel'lent, a. having power to repel.

Re-pent', v. n. to exercise repentance.

Re'pent, a. moving on the ground.

Re-pent'$ince, n. sorrow for sin.

Re-pent'ant, a. sorrowful for sin.

Re-peo'ple, (-pS'pl)i;.a. to people anew.

Re-per-cus'sion, jt. act of driving back.

Re-per-ciis'sive, a. driving back.

Rep'er-to-ry, n. a book of records.

Rep-e-ti"tion, (rep-e-tish'un) n. act of
repeating; a recital ; iteration.

Re-plne', v. n. to fret ; to complain.

Re-place', v. a. to put again in a place ;
to supply as a substitute.

Re-plant', v. a. to plant anew.

Re-plen'ish, v. a. to stock ; to supply.

Re-plete', a. full ; completely filled.

Re-pl6'tion, n. state of being too full.

Re-plev'in, n. a writ for the recovery
of goods illegally taken away.

Rep'li-cant, n. one who makes a reply.

Rep-li-ca'tion, n. a plaintifPs answer
to the defendant's plea.

Re-ply', V. n. to make a return to an
answer ; to respond ; to answer.

Re-ply', n. a return to an answer.

Re-pol'jsh, V. a, to polish again.

Re-port' ,t).to relate; to give an account.

Re-port', n. a rumor ; repute ; popular
fame . — a loud noise : — an account.

Re-p5rt'er, n, one who reports.

Re-p6'fal, n. act of reposing ; repose.

Re-po§e', V. a. to lay to rest ; to lay up.

Re-po^e', V. n. to sleep ; to be at rest.

Re-po§e', n. sleep ; rest; tranquillity.

Re-p6§'it, V. a. to lay up; to lodge.

Re-po^'i-to-ry, n. a place of deposit.

Re-po^-^ess', v. a. to possess again.

Re-po^-^es'sioM, n. act of repossessing.

Rep-re-hend', v. a. to reprove; to chide.

Rep-re-hen'si-ble,fl.blaniable; culpable.

Rep-re-hen'si-bly, ad. blamably.

Rep-re-hen'sion, n. reproof; censure.

Rep-re-hen 'sive, ) a. containing re-

Rep-re-hen'so-iy, j proof or censure.

flep-re-§ent', v. a. to exhibit; to de-
scribe; to personate; to act for others.

Rep-re-?en-ta'tion, ?t. a description :
exhibition; a body of representatives.

Rep-re-^ent'a-tive, a. making repre-
sentation, [sents ; a deputy.

Rep-re-§ent'a-tive, n. one who repre-

Re-press', v. a. to crush ; to subdue.

Re-pres'si9n, (re-presh'un) n. restraint



Re-press'jve, a. tending to repress.

Re prieve', v. a. to respite for a time.

Re-prieve', n. delay of punishment.

Rep-ri-raind', v. a. to chide, reprove.

Rep'ri-mftnd, n. a reproof; censure.

Re-print',t). a. to print a new edition.

Re'print, 71. a new impression.

Re-prl'§al, n. a seizure in retaliation.

Re-proach', v. a. to censure ; to blame.

Re-proach', n. censure ; shame.

Re-pr5ach'ful, a. scurrilous ; shameful.

Re-proach'ful-ly, ad. shamefully.

Rep'rg-bate, a. lost to virtue ; depraved,

Rup'ro-bate, n, a man lost to virtue.

Rep'ro-bate, v. a. to disallow ; to reject.

Rep-ro-ba'tion,7i. act of reprobating.

Re-pro-duce', v. a, to produce again.

Re-pro-duc'tion, 11. act of reproducing.

Re-proof, n. open censure ; a rebuke,

Re-piov'a-ble, a. deserving reproof or
blame. [proof

Re-prov'al, n. act of reproving ; re-

Re-prove', v. a, to blame ; to chide.

Rep'tjle, a. creeping on the ground.

Rep'tile, n. a creeping animal.

Re-piib'lic, 71. a state governed by rep-
resentatives chosen by the people.

Re-pub'li-can, a. relating to a republic.

Re-pub'li-can, n. an advocate for re-
publican government. [ciples.

Re-pub'li-cau-i§m, n. republican prin-

Re-pub-li-ca'tion, n. a new publication.

Repub'lish, v. a. to publish anew.

Re-pil'di-ate, v. a. to divorce ; to reject.

Re-pu-di-a'tion, n. divorce ; rejection.

Re-pu'di-a-tor, n. one who repudiates.

Re-pug'nance, ) n. reluctance ; aver-

Re-piig'nan-cy, \ sion ; contrariety.

Re-pug'nant, a. inconsistent ; averse.

Re-piilse', n. a rejection ; a driving elf

Re-pulse', v. a. to drive off; to repel.

Re-piil'sion, n. act of driving off.

Re-pul'sive, a. driving off; repelling.

Re-plir'chase, v. a. to purchase again.

Rep'u-ta-ble, a. of good repute.

Rep'u-t9-bly,a(Z. in a reputable mannei

Rep-u-ta'tion, n. good repute ; credit.

Re-pute', V. a. to hold ; to account.

Re-pute', n. reputation ; credit.

Re-put'ed, p. a. having repute.

Re-quest', n. a petition ; an entreaty.

Re-quest', v. a. to ask ; to solicit.

Re'qui-em, 71. a hymn for the dead.

Re-qulr'a-ble, a. that may be required.

Re-qulre', v. a. to demand ; to need.

Re-qulre'ment, ti. a thing required.

Req'ui-^ite, (rek'we-zit) a. necessary.

Req'ui-§ile, n. a thing necessary.



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Rcq-ui-^i"tion, (rek-we-zish*un) n. act
of requiring; requirement; demand.

Re-qul'tal, n. a return ; recompense.

Requite', v. a. to repay; to recompense.

Re-sale', n. a sale at second hand.

Re-scind', t". a. to cut off; to abrogate.

Re-sci§'fion, (-sizli'un) n. abrogation.

Re'script, n. an edict of an emperor.

Res'cu-a-ble, a. that may be rescued.

Res'ciie, v. a. to set free ; to deliver.

Res'cue,rj. a deliverance ; a liberation.

Re-search', n. an inquiry ; a search.

Re-seat', (re-set') v. a. to seat again.

Re-seiz'ure, (re-se'zhur) n. a repeated

Re-sell', V. a. to sell again. [seizure.

Re-^em'blance, n. a likeness,

Re-fem'ble, v. a. to be like or similar to.

Re-^ent', v. a. to take as an affront.

Re-sent'ful, a. easily provoked.

Re-§ent'ment, n. sense of injurj'.

Re§-er-va'tion, n. act of reserving.

Re-?erve', v. a. to keep ; to retain.

Re-^erve', n. silence ; caution, [frank.

Re-^erved', (re-zervd') a. shy ; not

Re-§erv'ed-ly, ad. with reserve ; coldly.

Ref-er-vbir', (rez-er-wvbr') n. a cistern.

R6-set', V. a. to set over again.

Re-set'tle, V. a. to settle again.

Re-set'tle-ment, n. act of settling again.

Re-^Ide', v. n. to live in a place.

Res'i-dence, n. an abode ; a dwelling.

Ile^'i-dent, a. having abode ; fixed.

Re|'i-dent, n. one who resides.

Re^-i-den'ti-^-ry,(-den'she-)a.residing.

Re-§id'u-al, a. relating to the residue.

Re-^id'u-a-ry, a. entitled to the residue.

Rc§'i-due, (rez'e-du) n, remainder.

Re-^id'u-iim, n. residue ; remainder.

Re-sign', (re-zin') v. a. to give up.

Re^-ig-na'tion, n. act of resigning.

Re-signed', (re-zind') p. a. submissive.

Re-^il'i-ence, n. a rebounding.

Re-§il'i-ent, a. springing back.

Re^'iii, n. a juice of the pine, &c.

Re^'in-oiis, a. containing or like resin.

Re-§ist', V. a. to oppose ; to act against.

Re-§ist'ance, n. the act of resisting.

Re-§ist'i-ble, a. that may be resisted.

Re-f ist'iess, a. irresistible ; helpless.

Re^'o-lu-ble, a. that may be dissolved.

Re:^'o-lute, a. determined ; firm ; bold.

Res'o-liite-ly, ad. firmly ; constantly.

Re§-o-lu'tion, n. act of resolving ; fixed
determination; firmness; resoh'e.

Re-§olv'a-b!e, a. that may be resolved.

Re-folve', v. u. to dissolve ; to analyze.

Re-^olve', r. n. to determine ; to decree.

Rc-^olve', 71. resoli;lion ; declaration. I



Re-§ol'vent, n. a cause of solution.

Re^'g-nance, n. a return of sound.

Ref '9-nant, a. resounding ; echoing.

Re-fbrt', V. n. to have recourse.

Re-fbrt', n. an assembly ; concourse j
a confluence ; a resource.

Re-§bund', v. a. to echo ; to sound.

Re-^bund', v. n. to be echoed back.

Re-s6urce', n. a resort ; an expedient.

Re-s6w', (re-s6') v. a. to sow anew.

Re-spect', v. a. to regard ; to honor ; to
esteem : — to have relation to.

Re-spect', n. honor ; regard : — rela-
tion : — reference. [spectable.

Re-spec-ta-bil'j-ty, n. state of being re-

Re-spec'ta-hle, a. worthy of respect.

Re-spec'tEi-bly, ad. reputably.

Re-spect'ed, p. a. held in esteem.

Re-spect'ful, a. full of respect ; civil.

Re-spect'fiil-ly, ad. in a civil manner.

Re-spec'tive, a. belonging to each.

Re-spec'tive-ly, ad. as relating to each.

Re-spir'a-ble, a. that can respire or be
respired. [breathing.

Res-pi-ra'tion, n. act of respiring ; a

ile-splr'a-to-ry, a. able to respire.

Re-spire', v. a. &, n. to breathe.

Res'pite, n. reprieve ; delay ; pause.

Res'pjte, V. a. to suspend ; to delay.

Re-splen'dence, n. lustre ; splendor.

Re-splen'dent, a, bright ; splendid.

Re-spond', v. n. to answer ; to reply.

Re-spond', n. a short anthem.

Re-spon'dent, n. one who responds.

Re-sponse', n. an answer ; a reply.

Re-spon-sj-bil'l-ty, n. state of being re-
sponsible, [able.

Re-sp6n's}-ble,a. answerable ; account-

Re-spon'si-ble-ness, n. responsibility.

Re-spon'sive, a. making answer.

Re-spon'so-ry, a. containing answer.

Rest, n. sleep ; repose ; quiet ; ease : —
stop : — a support : — the remainder.

Rest, V. n. to sleep ; to be quiet : — to
lean : — to remain.

Rest, V. a. to lay at rest.

Res'tiff, a. obstinate ; restive.

Res-ti-tu'tion, n. act of restoring.

Res'tive, a. obstinate; stubborn; restiff.

Rest'iess, a. without rest ; unquiet.

Rest'less-ness, n. want of rest or quiet.

Re-stoi-'a-ble, a. that may be restored.

Rgs-to-ra'tion, n. restoring; recovery.

Re-sto'ra-tlve, a. able to restore.

Re-store', v. a. to give back ; to cure.

Re-stor'er, n. one who restores.

Re-strain', v. a. to repress ; to restrict.

Re-straint'j n. restriction ; constraint.



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Ee-strict', v. a. to limit ; to restrain.

Re-stric'tion, n, limitation.

Re-stric'tjve, a. tending to restrain.

Re-strin^e', v. a. to contract. [ing.

Re-strin'gen-cy, n. power of contract-

Re-strin'|ent, a. tending to contract.

Re-fult', V. n. to arise or proceed from.

Re-|iilt',M. consequence ; effect ; issue.

Re-^um'a-ble, a. that may be resumed.

Re-§ume', v. a, to fake back.

Re-§ump'tion,(-zum'shun)«.resuming.

Ref-ur-rec'tion, n. act of rising again,
especially after death.

Re-sus'ci-tate, v. to awaken ; to revive.

Re-sus-ci-ta'tionj7i. act of resuscitating.

Re-tail', v. a. to sell in small quantities.

Re'tail, 7i. sale by small quantities.

Re-tain', v. a. to keep ; to continue.

Re-tain'er, n. one who retains ; a de-
pendant : — a fee to retain a counsel.

Re-take', v. a. to take again.

Re-tal'i-ate, v. to return like for like.

Re-tal-i-a'tion, ra. return of like for like.

Re-tal'i-fi-to-ry,a.returning like forlike.

Re-tard', v. a. to hinder ; to obstruct.

Retch, or Retch, v. n, to try to vomit ;
to strain : — written also reach.

Re-ten 'tion, 7^ the act of retaining.

Re-ten'tive, a. having power to retain.

Ret'i-cle, n. a small net ; reticule.

Re-tic'u-lar,a.formed as a net; retiform.

Re-tic'u-late, ) a.resemblingormade

Re-tic'u-lat-ed, \ of network.

Ret'i-cule,n. a small work-bag or purse.

Ret'j-f orm, a. having the form of a net.

Ret'i-na, n. the net-like expansion of
the optic nerve, on the interior sur-
face of the eye.

Ret'i-nue, n. a train of attendants.

Re-tTre', v. n. to retreat ; to withdraw.

Re-tired', (re-tird')p, a. secret; private.

Re-tlre'ment, n. privacy ; seclusion.

Re-told', i. & p. from Retell.

Re-tbrt', V. to throw back ; to return.

Re-tbrt', n. a censure returned: — a

Re-tbr'tion, n. act of retorting, [vessel.

Re-touch', (re-tuch') v. a. to touch
again ; to improve by new touches.

Re-trace',w.a. to trace back; to do again.

Re-tract', v. a. to recant ; to take back.

Re-tract', v. n. to make a retraction.

Ret-r^c-ta'tion, n. a recantation.

Re-trac'ti-ble, a. that may be retracted.

Re-trac'tjle, a. that may be drawn back.

Re-trac'tion, n. act of retracting.

Re-trac'tive, a. withdrawing.

Re-treat', n. act of retreating.

Re-treat',z). n. to go back ; to withdraw



Re-trSnch', v. a. to cut off; to lessen.

Re-trench', v. n. to lessen expense

Re-trench'ment, ?/. reduction.

Re-trib'ute, v. a. to pay back.

Ret-ri-bu'tion,n. reward ; recompense

Re-trib'u-tlve, ) a.making retributioaj

Re-trlb'u-to-ry, ) repaying.

Re-triev'a-ble, a. that may be retrieved.

Re-trieve', v. a. to recover ; to repair.

R5-tro-ces'sion, n. a going back.

Ret'ro-grade, a. going backward.

Ret'ro-grade, v. n. to go backward.

Ret-ro-gres'sion, n. a going backward.

Ret'ro-spect, n. a view of things past.

Ret-ro-spec'tion,?i.a looking backward.

Ret-ro-spec'tive, a. looking backward.

Re-tiirn', v. n. to come back ; to retort,

Re-tiirn', v. a. to repay ; to give back.

Re-tiirn', n. act of coming back; re-
payment; profit; restitution; relapse.

Re-tiirn'a-ble, a. that may be returned.

Re-un'ion, (re-yun'yun) n. act of re-
uniting ; a second or renewed union.

R5-u-nite', v. to join or unite again.

Re-veal', v. a. to discover ; to disclose.

Rev'el, V. n. to carouse.

Rev'el, n. a feast with noisy jollity.
Rev-e-la'tion, n. act of revealing ; com

munication of sacred truths.
Rev'el-ry, n. loose jollity ; noisy mirth.
Re-ven^e', v. a. to inflict an injury lor

one received ; to retaliate.
Re-ven|e', n. return of an injury ; re-
taliation ; vindictiveness.
Re-venge'ful, a. full of revenge.
Re-venge'ful-ly, ad. vindictively.
Rev'e-niie, n. public income of a state.
Re-ver'ber-ant, a. returning sound.
Re-ver'ber-ate, v. a. &c. n. to beat back j
to resound. [ing.

Re-ver-ber-a'tign, n. act of reverberat-
Re-ver'ber-a-to-ry, a. beating back.
Re-vere', v. a. to reverence ; to honor.
Rev'er-ence, n. veneration ; respect.
Rev'er-ence, v. a. to venerate.
Rev'er-end, a. deserving reverence.
Rev'er-ent, a. expressing veneration.
Rev-er-en'tial, a. expressing reverence.
Rev-e-rie', ii. act of musing ; revery.
Re-ver'sal, 71. a change ; repeal.
Re-verse', v. a. to overturn ; to repeal.
Re-verse', n. change ; a contrary.
Re-verse'ly, ad. on the other hand.
Re-vers'i-ble, a. that may be reversed
Re-ver'sion, n. act of reverting ; that
which reverts ; right of succession.
Re-ver'sion-a-ry,a. that is to be enjoyed
in succession.



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R?-ver'sion-er, n. one who has a rever-
sion.

Re-vert', v. to change ; to fall back.

R6v'e-iy, n. act of musing ; reverie.

Re-view', v. a. to consider again 5 to
"survey ; to examine ; to inspect.

Re-view', n. a revision ; analysis of a
book ; inspection of soldiers.

Re-view'al, n. a review of a book

Re-view'er, n. one who reviews.

Re-vlle', V. a. to reproach ; to vilify.

Re-vil'jng, Tu contumelious language.

Re-vi'fal, tu a review ; reexamination.

Re-vl?e', V. a. to review ; to reexamine.

Re-vise', n. a second proof-sheet.

Re-vi''?ipn,(-vizh'un) n.act of revising.

Re-vi§'it, V. a. to visit again.

Re-vI'val, 71. renewal of life or activity.

Re-Vive', v. n. to return to life or vigor.

Re-vlve', v. a. to bring to life; to renew.

Re-viv-i-f i-ca'tion, n.act of revivifying.

Re-viv'j-f y, v. a. to recall to life.

Rev'o-ca-ble, a, that may be revoked.

Rev-o-ca'tion, n. act of revoking.

Re-voke', v. a. to repeal ; to reverse.

||Re-volt', or Re-volt', v. n. to fall off;
to renounce allegiance.

||Re-volt', 71. a desertion ; rebellion.

Rev-o-lu'tion, n. rotation ; circular mo-
tion ; a change of government.

Rev-o-lu'ti9n-?i-ry, a. relating to a rev-
olution, [olutions.

Rev-o-lu'tion-ist, n. a favorer of rev-

Rev-o-lu'tion-Ize, r. a. to overturn.

Re-v61ve', v. a. & n. to turn round ; to
roll round ; to consider.

Re-volv'en-cy, n. constant revolution.

Re-viil'sion, n. a turning back.

Re-ward', v. a. to recompense, repay.

Re-ward', n. a recompense ; requital.

Rbap-sod'i-cal, (rap-sod'e-kail) a. wild.

Rhap'so-dist, (rap'so-dist) n. one who
writes, recites, or sings rhapsodies.

Rhap'so-dy, (rap'so-de) n. a wild, in-
coherent speech or song.

Rhet'o-ric, (ret'o-rlk) n. art of persua-
sion or of oratory ; eloquence.

Rhe-tor'j-cal, (re-tSr'e-kal) a. relating
to rhetoric ; oratorical ; persuasive.

Rhe-tor'i-cal-ly, ad. oratorically.

Rhet-o-ri"cian, (ret-9-rish'an) n, one
who teaches rhetoric ; an orator.

Rheum, (rum) n. a thin, watery humor.

Rheu-mat'ic, (ru-mat'ik) a. relating to
or afflicted with rheumatism.

Rheu'ma-tT^m, (ru'ma-tizm) n. a pain-
ful disease, affecting the joints.

Rhi-no<j'e-ros, n. a large quadruped.



Rhod-o-den'dron, or Rho-do-den'dron,
n. a flowering shrub.

Rhomb, (rumb) n. a rhombus.

Rhom'bic, (riim'bik) a. like a rhomb.

Rhom'bus, n. a figure, bounded by
four equal straight lines, the opposite
lines parallel, and the angles oblique.

Rhu'barb, (ili'barb) 71. a medicinal root.

Rhyme, (rim) n. a correspondence of
sounds ; poetry.

Rhyme, (rim) v. n. to agree in sound.

Rhyme, (rim) v. a. to put into rhyme.

Rhythm, (rithra or rithm) n. the con-
sonance of measure and time in po-
etry or prose ; metre ; verse.

Rib, n. a bone ; a piece of timber.

Rib, V. a. to furnish with ribs, w

Rib'ald, 71. a loose, mean wretch.

Rib'ald, a. base ; mean ; vile ; brutal.

Rib'ald-ry, n. vile or brutal language.

Ribbed, (rlbd) a. furnished with ribs.

Rib'bon, 71. a fillet of silk. — written
also riband. [ribbons.

Rib'bon, V. a. to adorn or furnish with

Rice, 71. an esculent grain.

Rich, a. wealthy ; fertile ; fruitful.

Rich'e§, n. pi. wealth ; opulence.

Rich'ly, ad. with riches ; abundantly.

Rich'ness, 71. opulence ; abundance j

Rick, n. a pile of com or hay. [fertility.

Rick'ets, n. fl. a disease of childhood.

Rick'et-y, a. diseased with the rickets.

Rid, V. a. \i. & p. rid ;] to set free ; to

Rid'dance, n. deliverance. [clear.

RId'den, (rid'dn) p. ffbm Ride.

Rid'dle, ru an enigma : — a coarse
sieve. [sieve.

Rid'dle, ». a. to solve : — to clear by a

Ride, V. n. [i. rode ; p. rode, rid, or
ridden ;] to travel on horseback.

Ride, 71. an excursion on horseback.

Rid'er, n. one who rides : — a clause.

Rld^e, n. top of the back or of a slope.

RIdle, V. a. to form into ridges.

Rld'i-cule, ti. wit that provokes laugh-
ter ; derision. [to deride.

Rld'i-cule, v. a. to expose to laughter ;

Rj-dlc'u-loiis, a. worthy of being
laughed at ; absurd ; preposterous.

Rife, a. prevalent ; prevailing.

Riff'i^ff, 71. the refuse ; sweepings.



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