3589 R8 rail complain bitterly scold rant Ex the weaker railing against

3589 r8 rail complain bitterly scold rant ex the

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3589 R8 rail complain bitterly; scold; rant; Ex. the weaker railing against injustices You may rail at him all you want; you will never change him. 3590 R9 raiment clothing; garments; Ex. I have no raiment fit to wear. How can I go to the ball? asked Cinderella. "I have no raiment fit to wear." 3591 R10 rake immoral or dissolute person 3592 R11 rakish jaunty; stylish; sporty; morally corrupt; dissolute; Ex. He wore his hat at a rakish and jaunty angle. He wore his hat at a rakish and jaunty angle.
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142 3593 R12 rally come or bring together; call up or summon (forces, vital powers, etc.); revive or recuperate (after illness or difficulty); N: act of rallying; mass gathering 3594 R13 ram male sheep; V. strike or drive against with a heavy impact 3595 R14 ramble wander aimlessly (physically or mentally); digress Listening to the teacher ramble, Judy wondered whether he'd ever get to his point. 3596 R15 ramification branching out; subdivision; one branch of a system; one of the results following from an action or decision; Ex. ramifications of a business/the decision We must examine all the ramifications of this problem. 3597 R16 ramify branch out; divide into branches or subdivisions When the plant begins to ramify, it is advisable to nip off most of the new branches. 3598 R17 ramp slope; inclined plane or roadway (connecting two levels) The house was built with ramps instead of stairs in order to enable the man in the wheelchair to move easily from room to room and floor to floor. 3599 R18 rampant growing or spreading uncontrollably; growing in profusion; unrestrained; Ex. rampant lawlessness/weed The rampant weeds in the garden killed all the flowers that had been planted in the spring. 3600 R19 rampart defensive mound of earth From the ramparts we watched as the fighting continued. 3601 R20 ramshackle (of a building or vehicle) poorly constructed; rickety; falling apart The boys propped up the ramshackle clubhouse with a couple of boards. 3602 R21 rancid having the odor of stale or decomposing fat; rank A rancid odor filled the ship's galley and nauseated the crew. 3603 R22 rancor long-lasting hatred; bitterness; Ex. negotiation without rancor; ADJ. rancorous Let us forget out rancor and cooperate in this new endeavor. 3604 R23 random without definite purpose, plan, or aim; haphazard; Ex. random shots; Ex. chosen at random Although the sponsor of the raffle claimed all winners were chosen at random, people had their suspicions when the grand prize went to the sponsor's brother-in-law. 3605 R24 rank offensive in odor or flavor 3606 R25 rankle irritate; fester; annoy The memory of having been jilted rankled him for years. 3607 R26 ransack search thoroughly; pillage (going through a place); Ex. Enemy soldiers ransacked the town. 3608 R27 rant speak violently or excitedly; rave; talk excitedly showing anger; scold; make a grandiloquent speech; Ex. The priest ranted about the devil.
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