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Ramification

Consequence; a branching out

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Rancor

Bitter, long lasting ill will or resentment

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Rapacious

Greedy; plundering; avaricious

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Rebuke

To criticize sharply

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Rebut

To contradict; to prove false

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Recalcitrant

Disobedient; Stubbornly defiant of authority or control

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Recant

Publicly take back and deny; openly confess error

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Reciprocal

Mutual; shared; interchangeable

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Reclusive

Hermit like; withdrawn from society

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Recondite

Hard to understand; over one's head

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Recrimination

Bitter counteraccusation

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Redolent

Fragrant

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Refute

To prove false; to disprove

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Relegate

To banish; to send away

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Relentless

Continuous; unstoppable

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Remonstrate

To argue against; protest; raise objections

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Renaissance

A rebirth or revival

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Renounce

To give up formally or resign; to disown; to have nothing to do with anymore

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Reparation

Paying back; making amends; compensation

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repercussion

Consequence; indirect effect

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Replete

Completely filled; abounding

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Reprehensible

Worthy of severe blame or censure

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Reprisal

A military action undertaken in revenge for another; an eye for an eye

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Reproach

To scold, usually in disappointment; to blame; to disgrace

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Reprove

To criticize mildly

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Repudiate

To reject; to renounce; to disown; to have nothing to do with

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Requisite

Required; necessary

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Resolute

Determined; firm; unwavering