|1||resilient||(adjective satellite) rebounds readily; "clean bouncy hair"; "a lively tennis ball"; "as resiliant as seasoned hickory"; "springy turf"|
(adjective satellite) recovering readily from adversity, depression, or the like
|2||resolution||(noun) finding a solution to a problem|
(noun) a decision to do something or to behave in a certain manner; "he always wrote down his New Year's resolutions"
(noun) the trait of being resolute; firmness of purpose; "his resoluteness carried him through the battle"; "it was his unshakeable resolution to finish the work"
(noun) analysis into clear-cut components
(noun) something settled or resolved; the outcome of decision making; "the finally reached a settlement with the union"; "they never did achieve a final resolution of their differences"; "he needed to grieve before he could achieve a sense of closure"
(noun) a formal expression by a meeting; agreed to by a vote
(noun) a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem; "they were trying to find a peaceful solution"; "the answers were in the back of the book"; "he computed the result to four decimal places"
(noun) (music) a dissonant chord is followed by a consonant chord
(noun) the subsidence of swelling or others signs of inflammation (especially in a lung)
(noun) the ability of a microscope or telescope to measure the angular separation of images that are close together
(noun) (computer science) the number of pixels per square inch on a computer-generated display; the greater the resolution, the better the picture
|3||resonant||(adjective satellite) inducing resonance; "resonant frequency"|
(adjective satellite) characterized by reverberation; "a resonant voice"; "hear the rolling thunder"
|4||respite||(noun) a pause from doing something (as work); "we took a 10-minute break"; "he took time out to recuperate"|
(noun) the act of reprieving; postponing or remitting punishment
(noun) an interruption in the intensity or amount of something
(noun) a (temporary) relief from harm or discomfort
(noun) a pause for relaxation; "people actually accomplish more when they take time for short rests"
(verb) postpone the punishment of a convicted criminal, such as an execution
|5||resplendent||(adjective satellite) having great beauty and splendor; "a glorious spring morning"; "a glorious sunset"; "splendid costumes"; "a kind of splendiferous native simplicity"|
(adjective satellite) richly and brilliantly colorful
|6||resurgent||(adjective satellite) surging or sweeping back again|
(adjective satellite) rising again as to new life and vigor; "resurgent nationalism"
|7||reticent||(adjective satellite) reluctant to draw attention to yourself|
(adjective satellite) cool and formal in manner
(adjective satellite) temperamentally disinclined to talk
|8||retract||(verb) formally reject or disavow a formerly held belief, usually under pressure; "He retracted his earlier statements about his religion"; "She abjured her beliefs"|
(verb) pull inward or towards a center; "The pilot drew in the landing gear"; "The cat retracted his claws"
(verb) use a surgical instrument to hold open (the edges of a wound or an organ)
(verb) pull away from a source of disgust or fear
|9||reverent||(adjective satellite) showing great reverence for god; "a godly man"; "leading a godly life"|
(adjective) feeling or showing profound respect or veneration; "maintained a reverent silence"
|10||reverie||(noun) an abstracted state of absorption|
(noun) absent-minded dreaming while awake
|11||revile||(verb) spread negative information about; "The Nazi propaganda vilified the Jews"|
|12||rhapsodize||(verb) say (something) with great enthusiasm|
(verb) recite a rhapsody
|13||rhetorical||(adjective) concerned with effect or style of writing and speaking; "a rhetorical question is one asked solely to produce an effect (especially to make an assertion) rather than to elicit a reply"|
(adjective) of or relating to rhetoric; "accepted two or three verbal and rhetorical changes I suggested"- W.A.White; "the rhetorical sin of the meaningless variation"- Lewis Mumford
|14||ribald||(noun) a ribald person; someone who uses vulgar and offensive language|
(adjective satellite) humorously vulgar; "bawdy songs"; "off-color jokes"; "ribald language"
|15||rigor||(noun) excessive sternness; "severity of character"; "the harshness of his punishment was inhuman"; "the rigors of boot camp"|
(noun) something hard to endure; "the asperity of northern winters"
(noun) the quality of being logically valid
|16||rivet||(noun) heavy pin having a head at one end and the other end being hammered flat after being passed through holes in the pieces that are fastened together|
(noun) ornament consisting of a circular rounded protuberance (as on a vault or shield or belt)
(verb) direct one's attention on something; "Please focus on your studies and not on your hobbies"
(verb) hold (someone's attention); "The discovery of the skull riveted the paleontologists"
(verb) fasten with a rivet or rivets
|17||roseate||(adjective satellite) having a dusty purplish pink color; "the roseate glow of dawn"|
|18||rout||(noun) an overwhelming defeat|
(noun) a disorderly crowd of people
(verb) defeat disastrously
(verb) cause to flee; "rout out the fighters from their caves"
(verb) make a groove in
(verb) dig with the snout; "the pig was rooting for truffles"
|19||rudimentary||(adjective satellite) being in the earliest stages of development; "rudimentary plans"|
(adjective satellite) not fully developed in mature animals; "rudimentary wings"
(adjective satellite) being or involving basic facts or principles; "the fundamental laws of the universe"; "a fundamental incompatibility between them"; "these rudimentary truths"; "underlying principles"
|20||ruffian||(noun) a cruel and brutal fellow|
|21||ruminate||(verb) reflect deeply on a subject; "I mulled over the events of the afternoon"; "philosophers have speculated on the question of God for thousands of years"; "The scientist must stop to observe and start to excogitate"|
(verb) chew the cuds; "cows ruminate"
|22||rummage||(noun) a thorough search for something (often causing disorder or confusion); "he gave the attic a good rummage but couldn't find his skis"|
(noun) a jumble of things to be given away
(verb) search haphazardly; "We rummaged through the drawers"
|23||rustic||(noun) an unsophisticated country person|
(adjective satellite) awkwardly simple and provincial; "bumpkinly country boys"; "rustic farmers"; "a hick town"; "the nightlife of Montmartre awed the unsophisticated tourists"
(adjective satellite) characteristic of the fields or country; "agrestic simplicity"; "rustic stone walls"
(adjective satellite) used of idealized country life; "a country life of arcadian contentment"; "a pleasant bucolic scene"; "charming in its pastoral setting"; "rustic tranquility"
(adjective satellite) characteristic of rural life; "countrified clothes"; "rustic awkwardness"
|24||saga||(noun) a narrative telling the adventures of a hero or a family; originally (12th to 14th centuries) a story of the families that settled Iceland and their descendants but now any prose narrative that resembles such an account|
|25||sagacious||(adjective satellite) skillful in statecraft or management; "an astute and sagacious statesman"|
(adjective satellite) acutely insightful and wise; "much too perspicacious to be taken in by such a spurious argument"; "observant and thoughtful, he was given to asking sagacious questions"; "a source of valuable insights and sapient advice to educators"
|26||salient||(noun) (military) the part of the line of battle that projects closest to the enemy|
(adjective satellite) having a quality that thrusts itself into attention; "an outstanding fact of our time is that nations poisoned by anti semitism proved less fortunate in regard to their own freedom"; "a new theory is the most prominent feature of the book"; "salient trait
(adjective) (of angles) pointing outward at an angle of less than 180 degrees
|27||salubrious||(adjective satellite) promoting health; healthful; "a healthy diet"; "clean healthy air"; "plenty of healthy sleep"; "healthy and normal outlets for youthful energy"; "the salubrious mountain air and water"- C.B.Davis; "carrots are good for you"|
(adjective satellite) favorable to health of mind or body; "not the most salubrious campsite"; "one of the less salubrious suburbs"
|28||salvage||(noun) the act of rescuing a ship or its crew or its cargo from a shipwreck or a fire|
(noun) the act of saving goods or property that were in danger of damage or destruction
(noun) property or goods saved from damage or destruction
(verb) collect discarded or refused material; "She scavenged the garbage cans for food"
(verb) save from ruin, destruction, or harm
|29||sanction||(noun) a mechanism of social control for enforcing a society's standards|
(noun) the act of final authorization; "it had the sanction of the church"
(noun) official permission or approval; "authority for the program was renewed several times"
(noun) formal and explicit approval; "a Democrat usually gets the union's endorsement"
(verb) give sanction to; "I approve of his educational policies"
(verb) give religious sanction to, such as through on oath; "sanctify the marriage"
(verb) give authority or permission to
|30||sanguine||(adjective satellite) inclined to a healthy reddish color often associated with outdoor life; "a ruddy complexion"; "Santa's rubicund cheeks"; "a fresh and sanguine complexion"|
(adjective satellite) confidently optimistic and cheerful
|31||sapid||(adjective satellite) full of flavor|
|32||sarcasm||(noun) witty language used to convey insults or scorn; "he used sarcasm to upset his opponent"; "irony is wasted on the stupid"; "Satire is a sort of glass, wherein beholders do generally discover everybody's face but their own"--Johathan Swift|
|33||sardonic||(adjective satellite) disdainfully or ironically humorous; scornful and mocking; "his rebellion is the bitter, sardonic laughter of all great satirists"- Frank Schoenberner; "a wry pleasure to be...reminded of all that one is missing"- Irwin Edman|
|34||satire||(noun) witty language used to convey insults or scorn; "he used sarcasm to upset his opponent"; "irony is wasted on the stupid"; "Satire is a sort of glass, wherein beholders do generally discover everybody's face but their own"--Johathan Swift|
|35||saturate||(verb) cause (a chemical compound, vapour, solution, magnetic material, etc.) to unite with the greatest possible amount of another substance|
(verb) infuse or fill completely; "Impregnate the cloth with alcohol"
|36||saturnine||(adjective satellite) showing a brooding ill humor; "a dark scowl"; "the proverbially dour New England Puritan"; "a glum, hopeless shrug"; "he sat in moody silence"; "a morose and unsociable manner"; "a saturnine, almost misanthropic young genius"- Bruce Bliven; "a sour temper|
(adjective satellite) bitter or scornful; "the face was saturnine and swarthy, and the sensual lips...twisted with disdain"- Oscar Wilde
|37||saunter||(noun) a leisurely walk (usually in some public place)|
(noun) a careless leisurely gait; "he walked with a kind of saunter as if he hadn't a care in the world"
(verb) walk leisurely and with no apparent aim
|38||savant||(noun) someone who has been admitted to membership in a scholarly field|
|39||savor||(noun) the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth|
(verb) derive or receive pleasure from; get enjoyment from; take pleasure in; "She relished her fame and basked in her glory"
(verb) taste appreciatively; "savor the soup"
(verb) give taste to
(verb) have flavor; taste of something
|40||scanty||(noun) short underpants for women or children (usually used in the plural)|
(adjective satellite) lacking in amplitude or quantity; "a bare livelihood"; "a scanty harvest"; "a spare diet"
|41||schism||(noun) division of a group into opposing factions; "another schism like that and they will wind up in bankruptcy"|
|42||scourge||(noun) a whip used to inflict punishment (often used for pedantic humor)|
(noun) a person who inspires fear or dread; "he was the terror of the neighborhood"
(noun) something causes misery or death; "the bane of my life"
(verb) devastate or ravage; "The enemy lay waste to the countryside after the invasion"
(verb) whip; "The religious fanatics flagellated themselves"
(verb) punish severely; excoriate
|43||scrupulous||(adjective satellite) characterized by extreme care and great effort; "conscientious application to the work at hand"; "painstaking research"; "scrupulous attention to details"|
(adjective) having scruples; arising from a sense of right and wrong; principled; "less scrupulous producers sent bundles that were deceptive in appearance"
|44||scrutinize||(verb) of accounts and tax returns; with the intent to verify|
(verb) to look at critically or searchingly, or in minute detail; "he scrutinized his likeness in the mirror"
|45||scurrilous||(adjective satellite) expressing offensive reproach|
|46||sectarian||(noun) a member of a sect; "most sectarians are intolerant of the views of any other sect"|
(adjective) belonging to or characteristic of a sect; "a sectarian mind"; "the negations of sectarian ideology"- Sidney Hook; "sectarian squabbles in psychology"
(adjective) of or relating to or characteristic of a sect or sects; "sectarian differences"
|47||sedentary||(adjective satellite) used of persons or actions; "forced by illness to lead a sedentary life"|
|48||sedition||(noun) an illegal action inciting resistance to lawful authority and tending to cause the disruption or overthrow of the government|