Found 96 articles starting with R:

recluse - vocabulary

nounOne who lives in seclusion, often for religious meditation.Note: The adjective form is either recluse or reclusive. Henry David Thorea...

recognize - correct spelling

recognize - verb  Example: She failed to recognize him at first.Example: The company will ...

Recognize vs. Recognise

Recognize and recognise are the two spellings of the same word that are both acceptable and exchangeable but one spellings are more commonly used in one part of the world while the ...

recommend - correct spelling

recommend - verb  Example: I want to recommend a good book on grammar....

recuperate - correct spelling

recuperate - verb  Example: She went to the beach to recuperate....

redolent - vocabulary

adjectiveSmelling sweet and agreeable; also, suggestive or reminiscent.Note: The word redolent is often followed by the preposition of. They are very proper f...

redoubtable - vocabulary

adjectiveArousing awe or fear, formidable; commanding respect or reverence. In "Otto Preminger: The Man Who Would Be King," Brooklyn College film historian Foster Hirsch weaves interviews with industry...

reek, wreak

Reek means “to smell” or “to smoke.”Wreak means “to bring about,” “to cause,” or “to inflict.”The past tense and ...

reference - correct spelling

reference - noun and verb  Example: He will serve as my personal reference. nounExampl...

referred - correct spelling

referred - verb (past tense and past participle of the verb refer)  Not refered.Example: Sh...

referring - correct spelling

referring - verb (present participle of the verb refer)  Not refering.Example: The speaker was ...

reflexive pronoun

These are the ‑self words, as in myself, yourself, himself, herself, itself, ourselves, themselves. They are called reflexive and intensive pronouns and are used in two ways: (1) to...

refrigerator - correct spelling

refrigerator - noun  Not refridgerator.Example: Our grandchildren’s pictures adorn our refrigerator....

regale - vocabulary

verbTo entertain agreeably or lavishly, with food or drink; delight.Note: The word regale also acts as a noun, as in steaks were grilled for the regale of the guest...

regular verb

Verbs have four principal parts: (1) the infinitive, (2) the past, (3) the past participle, and (4) the present participle. A re...

rehearsal - correct spelling

rehearsal - noun  Example: At the orchestra’s rehearsal, the flute player fainted....

reign - correct spelling

reign - noun and verb  Example: During his first reign, the king expanded his territory. noun...

reign, rein, rain

To reign means “to rule.”A rein keeps your horse attached to the hitching post.Raindrops keep falling on your head.Example: He tugg...

relative pronoun

We have five relative pronouns in the English language: that, which, who (whoever), whom (whomever), and whose. Note that the personal relative pronouns (who, whom, whose) exhibit ...

relegate - vocabulary

verbTo send off or consign to an inferior position or remote destination; to assign or commit a task to a person; to banish or exile. Children need people in order to become human . . . . It is primarily th...

relevant - correct spelling

relevant - adjective  Example: He used Google® to find relevant information....

relieve - correct spelling

relieve - verb  Example: The relief pitcher will relieve him in the next inning....

relieving - correct spelling

relieving - verb (present participle of the verb relieve)  Example: We will be relieving our friend...

religious - correct spelling

religious - adjective and noun  Example: The religious man was shocked at the scenes in the movie. ...

remedy - correct spelling

remedy - noun and verb  Example: This cold remedy provided instant relief.Example: This should ...

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