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Flashcards in Lesson 16 Deck (15):
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Rebuke

To scold

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Recant

To withdraw or disavow a statement

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Recapitulate

To summarize

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Recoil

To retreat; to draw back

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Recondite

Difficult to understand

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Recreant

A coward

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Rectify

To correct

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Redolent

Havering a pleasant odor

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Redundant

Repetitious, using more words than needed

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Regale

To delight with something pleasing or amusing

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Regress

To move in a backward direction

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Sacrosanct

Extremely holy

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Sadistic

Deriving pleasure from inflicting pain on others

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Sagacious

Wise; having keen perception and sound judgement

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Salacious

Obscene; lusty