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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

3

Respite

A period of rest or relief

4

Reticent

Quiet
Restrained
Reluctant to speak, especially about oneself

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Revere

To respect highly
To honor

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Rhetoric

The art of formal speaking or writing
Inflated discourse

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Rigorous

Strict
Harsh
Severe

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Robust

Strong and healthy
Vigorous

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Rogue

A criminally dishonest person
A scoundrel

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Rudimentary

Basic
Crude
Unformed or undeveloped

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Ruminate

To contemplate
To mull over
To ponder

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Rustic

Rural
Lacking urban comforts or sophistication
Primitive

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Saccharine

Sweet
Excessively or disgustingly sweet

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Sacrilege

A violation of something sacred
Blasphemy

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Sacrosanct

Sacred
Held to be inviolable

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Sagacious

Discerning
Shrewd
Keen in judgement
Wise

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Salient

Sticking out
Conspicuous
Leaping

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Salutary

Healthful
Remedial
Curative

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Sanctimonious

Pretending to be devout
Affecting religious feeling

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Sanguine

Cheerful
Optimistic
Hopeful

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Sardonic

Mocking
Scornful

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Scintillate

To sparkle, either literally or figuratively

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Scrupulous

Strict
Careful
Hesitant for ethical reasons

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Scrutinize

To examine very carefully

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Secular

Having nothing to do with religious or spiritual concerns

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Sedition

Treason
The incitement of public disorder or rebellion

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Segregate

To separate

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Sensory

Having to so with the senses or sensation

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Sentient

To perceive by the sense
Conscious

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Sequester

To set or keep apart