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Raconteur

n. witty, skillful storyteller

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Rail

v. to scold with bitter or abusive language
責罵

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Raiment

n. clothing
衣服,服裝

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Ramification

n. implication; outgrowth; consequence
額外的後果,派生的影響

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Rarefied

adj. refined

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Rarefy

v. to make thinner, purer, or more refined
使變稀薄;使純化;使精細

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Rationale

n. fundamental reason
基本原理

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Rebus

n. puzzle in which pictures or symbols represent words
一種用圖畫表示的謎

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Recalcitrant

adj. resisting authority or control
不順從的,桀驁不馴的

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Recant

v. to retract(收回) a statement or opinion
公開宣布放棄

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Recluse

n. person who lives in seclusion and often in solitude
隱居者;遁世者
adj - reclusive

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Recondite

adj. abstruse(深奧的); profound
深奧的;(學問等)不易懂的

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Redoubtable

adj. formidable; arousing fear; worthy of respect
可怕的;令人敬畏的

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Refractory

adj. stubborn; unmanageable; resisting ordinary methods of treatment
執拗的

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Refract

v. to deflect sound or light
使折射

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Refulgent

adj. brightly shining; resplendent(燦爛的)
輝煌的;燦爛的

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Refute

v. to contradict; disprove(反駁)
駁斥,反駁
n - refutation

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Regale

v. to entertain
宴請,款待;使愉悅

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Relegate

v. to consign to an inferior position
貶謫

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Remonstrate

v. to object or protest
反對;抗議

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Renege

v. to go back on one's word
食言;背信;違約

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Reparation

n. amends(賠罪); compensation
補償;賠償

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Repine

v. fret(苦惱); complain
不滿;煩惱;埋怨

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Reprise

n. repetition, especially of a piece of music
重複

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Reproach

v. to find fault with; blame
責備;斥責

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Reprobate

n. morally unprincipled person
無賴

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Repudiate

v. to reject as having no authority
拒絕;拒絕接受(或履行)

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Rescind

v. to cancel
廢除,取消(法規﹑決定﹑合同)

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Resolution

n. determination; resolve
決心;決定

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Resolve

n. determination; firmness of purpose
決心,決意

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Reticent

adj. not speaking freely; reserved; reluctant
沉默的,不願意談的

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Reverent

adj. expressing deep respect; worshipful
恭敬的,虔誠的
v - revere

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Riposte

n. a retaliatory action or retort(反擊)
機敏的答覆

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Rococo

adj. excessively ornate; highly decorated; style of architecture in eighteenth-century Europe
洛可可式的;裝飾花樣多且繁雜的

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Rubric

n. title or heading; category; established mode of procedure or conduct; protocol(禮節)
(文章章節的)標題;指示,說明

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Rue

v. to regret
懊悔,後悔

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Ruse

n. trick; crafty stratagem; subterfuge
詭計;花招