Found 96 articles starting with R:

remembrance - correct spelling

remembrance - noun  Not rememberanceExample: He left the flowers by the grave as a remembrance....

reminisce - correct spelling

reminisce - verb  Example: We got together to reminisce about the old days....

reminiscence - correct spelling

reminiscence - noun  Example: He wrote a reminiscence for his departed friend....

remiss - vocabulary

adjectiveNegligent, slow, careless in performing a task or duty; also, languid, sluggish. Perhaps this hut has never been required to shelter a shipwrecked man, and the benevolent person who promised t...

rendezvous - correct spelling

rendezvous - noun and verb  Example: The old inn by the sea was the couple’s rendezvous. noun...

renovate - correct spelling

renovate - verb  Example: My son and his wife will renovate their house next year....

renowned - correct spelling

renowned - adjective  Example: The paintings by the renowned artist brought top dollar....

repertory - vocabulary

nounA place where things are stored or gathered together, a collection; also, a type of theatrical presentation in which the theater group presents several works. Each writer is born with a repertor...

repetition - correct spelling

repetition - noun  Example: The writer used repetition of words to ensure a smooth flow....

replete - vocabulary

adjectiveFull to the uttermost, abundantly provided or supplied, filled with; complete, as in a legal brief replete in its citations to authority. The highway is replete with ...

representative - correct spelling

representative - adjective and noun  Example: These reports are representative of his writing style. ...

repute - vocabulary

nounEstimation in the view of others; reputation, as in a house of ill repute.verbTo believe a person or thing to be as specified; to regard.Note: The ...

requisite - vocabulary

nounA required thing, something necessary or indispensable.adjectiveNecessary or required for a particular purpose, as in the requisite skills. No wealth ca...

resemblance - correct spelling

resemblance - noun  Example: She bears a striking resemblance to Oprah Winfrey....

reservoir - correct spelling

nounExample: The swimmers used the reservoir to practice scuba diving....

Resign vs. Re-sign

Do you intend to re-sign the employment contract? ...

resistance - correct spelling

nounExample: “I am just a poor boy, though my story’s seldom told. I have squandered my resistance, For a pocketful of mumbles, such are promises. All lies ...

resource - correct spelling

nounExample: The library is a valuable resource for any student....

respectability - correct spelling

nounExample: She earned respectability through her good works....

respite - vocabulary

nounInterval of rest; a delay or cessation of anything trying or distressing. Whatever choice Elizabeth Bouvia may ultimately make, I can only hope that her courage, persistence and example will cause our s...

resplendent - vocabulary

adjectiveVery bright, shining brightly, gleaming, splendid, as in the dancers resplendent in their native costumes. In the luxuriance of a bowl of grapes set out in ritual display, in a bottle...

responsibility - correct spelling

nounExample: He took full responsibility for the actions of his staff....

restaurant - correct spelling

nounExample: The Italian restaurant featured the most wonderful pasta....

restrictive clause

A restrictive clause is also called a defining clause. The great grammarian Henry Fowler coined the term defining clause. A restrictive clause looks to the noun (or pronoun) modified and si...

Retch vs. Wretch

The English language doesn’t seem to be lacking in synonyms for the verb “vomit.” We have “upchuck,” “puke,” “hurl,” “heave,” and “retch,” to name a few. So do we really need to add another one, even if only as an alternate spell...

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