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Pre-departure Meetup for Winter 2019 students, Bangalore

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rancor

Bitter anger or unfriendly feelings

Can we settle this disagreement without rancor?

random

Happening, done, or chosen by chance rather than according to a plan

random checks/tests/attacks

rapacious

Having or showing a strong wish to take things for yourself, usually using unfair methods or force

a rapacious landlord/businessman

rarified

To become less solid or dense; to make something do this

The primordial cosmic soup is full of sound waves compressing and rarefying matter and light.

recapitulate

To repeat the main points of an explanation or description

The passage recapitulates the version he offers in his prologue.

rectitude

honesty and correct moral behaviour

An austere man of unquestioned moral rectitude

refute

To say or prove that a person, statement, opinion, etc. is wrong or false:

to refute a person/theory/argument

regale

To entertain someone with stories or jokes

Grandpa regaled us with tales of his small-town childhood.

remiss

Careless and not doing a duty well enough

You have been remiss in your duties.

remunerate

To pay someone for work or services

He is poorly remunerated for all the work he does.

renounce

To say publicly that you no longer own, support, believe in, or have a connection with something

repast

A meal

Yet that simple repast was fit for a king.

replete

Full, especially with food

After two helpings of dessert, Sergio was at last replete.

reproach

To criticise or find fault with someone

He’s still reproaching himself for the accident.

reprove

To tell someone that you disapprove of their bad or silly behaviour

The teacher gently reproved the boys for not paying attention.

respite

A pause or rest from something difficult or unpleasant:

We worked for hours without respite.

restive

Unwilling to be controlled or be patient

The audience was becoming restive as they waited for the performance to begin.

reticent

Unwilling to speak about your thoughts or feelings

He is very reticent about his past.

revel

To dance, drink, sing, etc. at a party or in public, especially in a noisy way

reverie

(a state of having) pleasant dream-like thoughts

He was lost in reverie until he suddenly heard someone behind him.

revile

To criticise someone strongly, or say unpleasant things to or about someone:

ribald

Ribald language refers to sex in a rude but humorous way

He entertained us with ribald stories.

righteousness

Morally correct

He was regarded as a righteous and holy man.

risible

Not effective or useful

She's been making risible attempts to learn the trumpet.

rococo

relating to the very decorated and detailed style in buildings, art, and furniture that was popular in Europe in the 18th century

roister

To make a bad or unpleasant situation better

Foreign aid is badly needed to ameliorate the effects of the drought

rotund

(especially of a person) round or rounded in shape

ruminate

To think carefully and for a long period about something:

She ruminated for weeks about whether to tell him or not.

animosity

A strong dislike or unfriendly feeling

I have no animosity toward him whatsoever.

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