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permeate
v. To pervade.
permissible
adj. That may be allowed.
permutation
n. Reciprocal change, different ordering of same items.
pernicious
adj. Tending to kill or hurt.
perpendicular
adj. Straight up and down.
perpetrator
n. The doer of a wrong or a criminal act.
perpetuate
v. To preserve from extinction or oblivion.
perquisite
n. Any profit from service beyond the amount fixed as salary or wages.
persecution
n. Harsh or malignant oppression.
perseverance
n. A persistence in purpose and effort.
persevere
v. To continue striving in spite of discouragements.
persiflage
n. Banter.
persist
v. To continue steadfast against opposition.
persistence
n. A fixed adherence to a resolve, course of conduct, or the like.
personage
n. A man or woman as an individual, especially one of rank or high station.
personal
adj. Not general or public.
personality
n. The attributes, taken collectively, that make up the character and nature of an individual.
personnel
n. The force of persons collectively employed in some service.
perspective
n. The relative importance of facts or matters from any special point of view. perspicacious
perspicacity
n. Acuteness or discernment.
perspicuous
adj. Lucid.
perspiration
n. Sweat.
perspire
v. To excrete through the pores of the skin.
persuade
v. To win the mind of by argument, eloquence, evidence, or reflection.
persuadable
adj. capable of influencing to action by entreaty, statement, or anything that moves the feelings.
pertinacious
adj. Persistent or unyielding.
pertinacity
n. Unyielding adherence.
pertinent
adj. Relevant.
perturb
v. To disturb greatly.
perturbation
n. Mental excitement or confusion.
perusal
n. The act of reading carefully or thoughtfully.
pervade
v. To pass or spread through every part.
pervasion
n. The state of spreading through every part.
pervasive
adj. Thoroughly penetrating or permeating.
perverse
adj. Unreasonable.
perversion
n. Diversion from the true meaning or proper purpose.
perversity
n. Wickedness.
pervert
n. One who has forsaken a doctrine regarded as true for one esteemed false.
pervious
adj. Admitting the entrance or passage of another substance.
pestilence
n. A raging epidemic.
pestilent
adj. Having a malign influence or effect.
pestilential
adj. having the nature of or breeding pestilence.
peter
v. To fail or lose power, efficiency, or value.
petrify
v. To convert into a substance of stony hardness and character.
petulance
n. The character or condition of being impatient, capricious or petulant.
petulant
adj. Displaying impatience.
pharmacopoeia
n. A book containing the formulas and methods of preparation of medicines for the use of druggists.
pharmacy
n. The art or business of compounding and dispensing medicines.
phenomenal
adj. Extraordinary or marvelous.
phenomenon
n. Any unusual occurrence.
philander
v. To play at courtship with a woman.
philanthropic
adj. Benevolent.
philanthropist
n. One who endeavors to help his fellow men.
philanthropy
n. Active humanitarianism.
philately
n. The study and collection of stamps.
philharmonic
adj. Fond of music.
philogynist
n. One who is fond of women.
philologist
n. An expert in linguistics.
philology
n. The study of language in connection with history and literature.
philosophize
v. To seek ultimate causes and principles.
philosophy
n. The general principles, laws, or causes that furnish the rational explanation of anything.
phlegmatic
adj. Not easily roused to feeling or action.
phonetic
adj. Representing articulate sounds or speech.
phonic
adj. Pertaining to the nature of sound.
phonogram
n. A graphic character symbolizing an articulate sound.
phonology
n. The science of human vocal sounds.
phosphorescence
n. The property of emitting light.
photoelectric
adj. Pertaining to the combined action of light and electricity.
photometer
n. Any instrument for measuring the intensity of light or comparing the intensity of two lights.
photometry
n. The art of measuring the intensity of light.
physicist
n. A specialist in the science that treats of the phenomena associated with matter and energy.
physics
n. The science that treats of the phenomena associated with matter and energy.
physiocracy
n. The doctrine that land and its products are the only true wealth.
physiognomy
n. The external appearance merely.
physiography
n. Description of nature.
physiology
n. The science of organic functions.
physique
n. The physical structure or organization of a person.
picayune
adj. Of small value.
piccolo
n. A small flute.
piece
n. A loose or separated part, as distinguished from the whole or the mass.
piecemeal
adv. Gradually.
pillage
n. Open robbery, as in war.
pillory
n. A wooden framework in which an offender is fastened to boards and is exposed to public scorn.
pincers
n. An instrument having two lever-handles and two jaws working on a pivot.
pinchers
n. An instrument having two jaws working on a pivot.
pinnacle
n. A high or topmost point, as a mountain-peak.
pioneer
n. One among the first to explore a country.
pious
adj. Religious.
pique
v. To excite a slight degree of anger in.
piteous
adj. Compassionate.
pitiable
adj. Contemptible.
pitiful
adj. Wretched.
pitiless
adj. Hard-hearted.
pittance
n. Any small portion or meager allowance.
placate
v. To bring from a state of angry or hostile feeling to one of patience or friendliness.
placid
adj. Serene.
plagiarism
n. The stealing of passages from the writings of another and publishing them as one's own.
planisphere
n. A polar projection of the heavens on a chart.
plasticity
n. The property of some substances through which the form of the mass can readily be changed.
platitude
n. A written or spoken statement that is flat, dull, or commonplace.
plaudit
n. An expression of applause.
plausible
adj. Seeming likely to be true, though open to doubt.
playful
adj. Frolicsome.
playwright
n. A maker of plays for the stage.
plea
n. An argument to obtain some desired action.
pleasant
adj. Agreeable.
pleasurable
adj. Affording gratification.
plebeian
adj. Common.
pledgee
n. The person to whom anything is pledged.
pledgeor
n. One who gives a pledge.
plenary
adj. Entire.
plenipotentiary
n. A person fully empowered to transact any business.
plenitude
n. Abundance.
plenteous
adj. Abundant.
plumb
n. A weight suspended by a line to test the verticality of something.
plummet
n. A piece of lead for making soundings, adjusting walls to the vertical.
pluperfect
adj. Expressing past time or action prior to some other past time or action.
plural
adj. Containing or consisting of more than one.
plurality
n. A majority.
plutocracy
n. A wealthy class in a political community who control the government by means of their money.
pneumatic
adj. Pertaining to or consisting of air or gas.
poesy
n. Poetry.
poetaster
n. An inferior poet.
poetic
adj. Pertaining to poetry.
poetics
n. The rules and principles of poetry.
poignancy
n. Severity or acuteness, especially of pain or grief.
poignant
adj. Severely painful or acute to the spirit.
poise
n. Equilibrium.
polar
adj. Pertaining to the poles of a sphere, especially of the earth.
polemics
n. The art of controversy or disputation.
pollen
n. The fine dust-like grains or powder formed within the anther of a flowering plant.
pollute
v. To contaminate.
polyarchy
n. Government by several or many persons of what- ever class.
polycracy
n. The rule of many.
polygamy
n. the fact or condition of having more than one wife or husband at once.
polyglot
adj. Speaking several tongues.
polygon
n. A figure having many angles.
polyhedron
n. A solid bounded by plane faces, especially by more than four.
polysyllable
adj. Having several syllables, especially more than three syllables.
polytechnic
adj. Pertaining to, embracing, or practicing many arts.
polytheism
n. The doctrine or belief that there are more gods than one.
pommel
v. To beat with something thick or bulky.
pomposity
n. The quality of being marked by an assumed stateliness and impressiveness of manner.
pompous
adj. Marked by an assumed stateliness and impressiveness of manner.
ponder
v. To meditate or reflect upon.
ponderous
adj. Unusually weighty or forcible.
pontiff
n. The Pope.
populace
n. The common people.
populous
adj. Containing many inhabitants, especially in proportion to the territory.
portend
v. To indicate as being about to happen, especially by previous signs.
portent
n. Anything that indicates what is to happen.
portfolio
n. A portable case for holding writing-materials, drawings, etc.
posit
v. To present in an orderly manner.
position
n. The manner in which a thing is placed.
positive
adj. Free from doubt or hesitation.
posse
n. A force of men.
possess
v. To own.
possession
n. The having, holding, or detention of property in one's power or command.
possessive
adj. Pertaining to the having, holding, or detention of property in one's power or command.
possessor
n. One who owns, enjoys, or controls anything, as property.
possible
adj. Being not beyond the reach of power natural, moral, or supernatural.
postdate
v. To make the date of any writing later than the real date.
posterior
n. The hinder part.
postgraduate
adj. Pertaining to studies that are pursued after receiving a degree.
postscript
n. Something added to a letter after the writer's signature.
potency
n. Power.
potent
adj. Physically powerful.
potentate
n. One possessed of great power or sway.
potential
n. Anything that may be possible.
potion
n. A dose of liquid medicine.
powerless
adj. Impotent.
practicable
adj. Feasible.
prate
v. To talk about vainly or foolishly.
prattle
v. To utter in simple or childish talk.
preamble
n. A statement introductory to and explanatory of what follows.
precarious
adj. Perilous.
precaution
n. A provision made in advance for some possible emergency or danger.
precede
v. To happen first.
precedence
n. Priority in place, time, or rank.
precedent
n. An instance that may serve as a guide or basis for a rule.
precedential
adj. Of the nature of an instance that may serve as a guide or basis for a rule.
precession
n. The act of going forward.
precipice
n. A high and very steep or approximately vertical cliff.
precipitant
adj. Moving onward quickly and heedlessly.
precipitate
v. To force forward prematurely.
precise
adj. Exact.
precision
n. Accuracy of limitation, definition, or adjustment.
preclude
v. To prevent.
precocious
adj. Having the mental faculties prematurely developed.
precursor
n. A forerunner or herald.
predatory
adj. Prone to pillaging.
predecessor
n. An incumbent of a given office previous to another.
predicament
n. A difficult, trying situation or plight.
predicate
v. To state as belonging to something.
predict
v. To foretell.
prediction
n. A prophecy.
predominance
n. Ascendancy or preponderance.
predominant
adj. Superior in power, influence, effectiveness, number, or degree.
predominate
v. To be chief in importance, quantity, or degree.
preeminence
n. Special eminence.
preempt
v. To secure the right of preference in the purchase of public land.
preemption
n. The right or act of purchasing before others.
preengage
v. To preoccupy.
preestablish
v. To settle or arrange beforehand.
preexist
v. To exist at a period or in a state earlier than something else.
preexistence
n. Existence antecedent to something.
preface
n. A brief explanation or address to the reader, at the beginning of a book.
prefatory
adj. Pertaining to a brief explanation to the reader at the beginning of a book.
prefer
v. To hold in higher estimation.
preferable
adj. More desirable than others.
preference
n. An object of favor or choice.
preferential
adj. Possessing, giving, or constituting preference or priority.
preferment
n. Preference.
prefix
v. To attach at the beginning.
prehensible
adj. Capable of being grasped.
prehensile
adj. Adapted for grasping or holding.
prehension
n. The act of laying hold of or grasping.
prejudice
n. A judgment or opinion formed without due examination of the facts.
prelacy
n. A system of church government.
prelate
n. One of a higher order of clergy having direct authority over other clergy.
prelude
n. An introductory or opening performance.
premature
adj. Coming too soon.
premier
adj. First in rank or position.
premise
n. A judgment as a conclusion.
premonition
n. Foreboding.
preoccupation
n. The state of having the mind, attention, or inclination preoccupied.
preoccupy
v. To fill the mind of a person to the exclusion of other subjects.
preordain
v. To foreordain.
preparation
n. An act or proceeding designed to bring about some event.
preparatory
adj. Having to do with what is preliminary.
preponderant
adj. Prevalent.
preponderate
v. To exceed in influence or power.
prepossession
n. A preconceived liking.
preposterous
adj. Utterly ridiculous or absurd.
prerogative
adj. Having superior rank or precedence.
presage
v. To foretell.
prescience
n. Knowledge of events before they take place.
prescient
adj. Foreknowing.
prescript
adj. Prescribed as a rule or model.
prescriptible
adj. Derived from authoritative direction.
prescription
n. An authoritative direction.
presentient
adj. Perceiving or feeling beforehand.
presentiment
n. Foreboding.
presentment
n. Semblance.
preservation
n. Conservation.
presumption
n. That which may be logically assumed to be true until disproved.
presumptuous
adj. Assuming too much.
pretension
n. A bold or presumptuous assertion.
pretentious
adj. Marked by pretense, conceit, or display.
preternatural
adj. Extraordinary.
pretext
n. A fictitious reason or motive.
prevalence
n. Frequency.
prevalent
adj. Of wide extent or frequent occurrence.
prevaricate
v. To use ambiguous or evasive language for the purpose of deceiving or diverting attention.
prevention
n. Thwarting.
prickle
v. To puncture slightly with fine, sharp points.
priggish
adj. Conceited.
prim
adj. Stiffly proper.
prima
adj. First.
primer
n. An elementary reading-book for children.
primeval
adj. Belonging to the first ages.
primitive
adj. Pertaining to the beginning or early times.
principal
adj. Most important.
principality
n. The territory of a reigning prince.
principle
n. A general truth or proposition.
priory
n. A monastic house.
pristine
adj. Primitive.
privateer
n. A vessel owned and officered by private persons, but carrying on maritime war.
privilege
n. A right or immunity not enjoyed by all, or that may be enjoyed only under special conditions.
privity
n. Knowledge shared with another or others regarding a private matter.
privy
adj. Participating with another or others in the knowledge of a secret transaction.
probate
adj. Relating to making proof, as of a will.
probation
n. Any proceeding designed to ascertain or test character, qualification, or the like.
probe
v. To search through and through.
probity
n. Virtue or integrity tested and confirmed.
procedure
n. A manner or method of acting.
proceed
v. To renew motion or action, as after rest or interruption.
proclamation
n. Any announcement made in a public manner.
procrastinate
v. To put off till tomorrow or till a future time.
procrastination
n. Delay.
proctor
n. An agent acting for another.
prodigal
n. One wasteful or extravagant, especially in the use of money or property.
prodigious
adj. Immense.
prodigy
n. A person or thing of very remarkable gifts or qualities.
productive
adj. Yielding in abundance.
profession
n. Any calling or occupation involving special mental or other special disciplines.
professor
n. A public teacher of the highest grade in a university or college.
proffer
v. To offer to another for acceptance.
proficiency
n. An advanced state of acquirement, as in some knowledge, art, or science.
proficient
adj. Possessing ample and ready knowledge or of skill in any art, science, or industry.
profile
n. An outline or contour.
profiteer
n. One who profits.
profligacy
n. Shameless viciousness.
profligate
adj. Abandoned to vice.
profuse
adj. Produced or displayed in overabundance.
progeny
n. Offspring.
progression
n. A moving forward or proceeding in course.
prohibition
n. A decree or an order forbidding something.
prohibitionist
n. One who favors the prohibition by law of the manufacture and sale of alcoholic beverages.
prohibitory
adj. Involving or equivalent to prohibition, especially of the sale of alcoholic beverages.
projection
n. A prominence.
proletarian
n. A person of the lowest or poorest class.
prolific
adj. Producing offspring or fruit.
prolix
adj. Verbose.
prologue
n. A prefatory statement or explanation to a poem, discourse, or performance.
prolong
v. To extend in time or duration.
promenade
v. To walk for amusement or exercise.
prominence
n. The quality of being noticeable or distinguished.
prominent
adj. Conspicuous in position, character, or importance.
promiscuous
adj. Brought together without order, distinction, or design (for sex).
promissory
adj. Expressing an engagement to pay.
promontory
n. A high point of land extending outward from the coastline into the sea.
promoter
n. A furtherer, forwarder, or encourager.
promulgate
v. To proclaim.
propaganda
n. Any institution or systematic scheme for propagating a doctrine or system.
propagate
v. To spread abroad or from person to person.
propel
v. To drive or urge forward.
propellant
adj. Propelling.
propeller
n. One who or that which propels.
prophecy
n. Any prediction or foretelling.
prophesy
v. To predict or foretell, especially under divine inspiration and guidance.
propitious
adj. Kindly disposed.
proportionate
adj. Being in proportion.
propriety
n. Accordance with recognized usage, custom, or principles.
propulsion
n. A driving onward or forward.
prosaic
adj. Unimaginative.
proscenium
n. That part of the stage between the curtain and the orchestra.
proscribe
v. To reject, as a teaching or a practice, with condemnation or denunciation.
proscription
n. Any act of condemnation and rejection from favor and privilege.
proselyte
n. One who has been won over from one religious belief to another.
prosody
n. The science of poetical forms.
prospector
n. One who makes exploration, search, or examination, especially for minerals.
prospectus
n. A paper or pamphlet containing information of a proposed undertaking.
prostrate
adj. Lying prone, or with the head to the ground.
protagonist
n. A leader in any enterprise or contest.
protection
n. Preservation from harm, danger, annoyance, or any other evil.
protective
adj. Sheltering.
protector
n. A defender.
protégé
n. One specially cared for and favored by another usually older person.
Protestant
n. A Christian who denies the authority of the Pope and holds the right of special judgment.
protomartyr
n. The earliest victim in any cause.
protocol
n. A declaration or memorandum of agreement less solemn and formal than a treaty.
protoplasm
n. The substance that forms the principal portion of an animal or vegetable cell.
prototype
n. A work, original in character, afterward imitated in form or spirit.
protract
v. To prolong.
protrude
v. To push out or thrust forth.
protrusion
n. The act of protruding.
protuberance
n. Something that swells out from a surrounding surface.
protuberant
adj. Bulging.
protuberate
v. To swell or bulge beyond the surrounding surface.
proverb
n. A brief, pithy saying, condensing in witty or striking form the wisdom of experience.
provident
adj. Anticipating and making ready for future wants or emergencies.
providential
adj. Effected by divine guidance.
provincial
adj. Uncultured in thought and manner.
proviso
n. A clause in a contract, will, etc., by which its operation is rendered conditional.
provocation
n. An action or mode of conduct that excites resentment.
prowess
n. Strength, skill, and intrepidity in battle.
proximately
adv. Immediately.
proxy
n. A person who is empowered by another to represent him or her in a given matter.
prudence
n. Caution.
prudential
adj. Proceeding or marked by caution.
prudery
n. An undue display of modesty or delicacy.
prurient
adj. Inclined to lascivious thoughts and desires.
pseudapostle
n. A pretended or false apostle.
pseudonym
n. A fictitious name, especially when assumed by a writer.
pseudonymity
n. The state or character of using a fictitious name.
psychiatry
n. The branch of medicine that relates to mental disease.
psychic
adj. Pertaining to the mind or soul.
psychopathic
adj. Morally irresponsible.
psychotherapy
n. The treatment of mental disease.
pudgy
adj. Small and fat.
puerile
adj. Childish.
pugnacious
adj. Quarrelsome.
puissant
adj. Possessing strength.
pulmonary
adj. Pertaining to the lungs.
punctilious
adj. Strictly observant of the rules or forms prescribed by law or custom.
punctual
adj. Observant and exact in points of time.
pungent
adj. Affecting the sense of smell.
pungency
n. The quality of affecting the sense of smell.
punitive
adj. Pertaining to punishment.
pupilage
n. The state or period of being a student.
purgatory
n. An intermediate state where souls are made fit for paradise or heaven by expiatory suffering.
purl
v. To cause to whirl, as in an eddy.
purloin
v. To steal.
purport
n. Intent.
purveyor
n. one who supplies
pusillanimous
adj. Without spirit or bravery.
putrescent
adj. Undergoing decomposition of animal or vegetable matter accompanied by fetid odors.
pyre
n. A heap of combustibles arranged for burning a dead body.
pyromania
n. An insane propensity to set things on fire.
pyrotechnic
adj. Pertaining to fireworks or their manufacture.
pyx
n. A vessel or casket, usually of precious metal, in which the host is preserved.
quackery
n. Charlatanry
quadrate
v. To divide into quarters.
quadruple
v. To multiply by four.
qualification
n. A requisite for an employment, position, right, or privilege.
qualify
v. To endow or furnish with requisite ability, character, knowledge, skill, or possessions.
qualm
n. A fit of nausea.
quandary
n. A puzzling predicament.
quantity
n. Magnitude.
quarantine
n. The enforced isolation of any person or place infected with contagious disease.
quarrelsome
adj. Irascible.
quarter
n. One of four equal parts into which anything is or may be divided.
quarterly
adj. Occurring or made at intervals of three months.
quartet
n. A composition for four voices or four instruments.
quarto
n. An eight-page newspaper of any size.
quay
n. A wharf or artificial landing-place on the shore of a harbor or projecting into it.
querulous
adj. Habitually complaining.
query
v. To make inquiry.
queue
n. A file of persons waiting in order of their arrival, as for admittance.
quibble
n. An utterly trivial distinction or objection.
quiescence
n. Quiet.
quiescent
adj. Being in a state of repose or inaction.
quiet
adj. Making no noise.
quietus
n. A silencing, suppressing, or ending.
quintessence
n. The most essential part of anything.
quintet
n. Musical composition arranged for five voices or instruments.
quite
adv. Fully.
Quixotic
adj. Chivalrous or romantic to a ridiculous or extravagant degree.
rabid
adj. Affected with rabies or hydrophobia.
racy
adj. Exciting or exhilarating to the mind.
radiance
n. Brilliant or sparkling luster.
radiate
v. To extend in all directions, as from a source or focus.
radical
n. One who holds extreme views or advocates extreme measures.
radix
n. That from or on which something is developed.
raillery
n. Good-humored satire.
ramify
v. To divide or subdivide into branches or subdivisions.
ramose
adj. Branch-like.
rampant
adj. Growing, climbing, or running without check or restraint.
rampart
n. A bulwark or construction to oppose assault or hostile entry.
rancor
n. Malice.
rankle
v. To produce irritation or festering.
rapacious
adj. Disposed to seize by violence or by unlawful or greedy methods.
rapid
adj. Having great speed.
rapine
n. The act of seizing and carrying off property by superior force, as in war.
rapt
adj. Enraptured.
raptorial
adj. Seizing and devouring living prey.
ration
v. To provide with a fixed allowance or portion, especially of food.
rationalism
n. The formation of opinions by relying upon reason alone, independently of authority.
raucous
adj. Harsh.
ravage
v. To lay waste by pillage, rapine, devouring, or other destructive methods.
ravenous
adj. Furiously voracious or hungry.
ravine
n. A deep gorge or hollow, especially one worn by a stream or flow of water.
reaction
n. Tendency towards a former, or opposite state of things, as after reform, revolution, or inflation.
reactionary
adj. Pertaining to, of the nature of, causing, or favoring reaction.
readily
adv. Without objection or reluctance.
readjust
v. To put in order after disarrangement.
ready
adj. In a state of preparedness for any given purpose or occasion.
realism
n. The principle and practice of depicting persons and scenes as they are believed really to exist.
rearrange
v. To arrange again or in a different order.
reassure
v. To give new confidence.
rebellious
adj. Insubordinate.
rebuff
n. A peremptory or unexpected rejection of advances or approaches.
rebuild
v. To build again or anew.
rebut
v. To oppose by argument or a sufficient answer.
recant
v. To withdraw formally one's belief (in something previously believed or maintained).
recapitulate
v. To repeat again the principal points of.
recapture
v. To capture again.
recede
v. To move back or away.
receivable
adj. Capable of being or fit to be received - often money.
receptive
adj. Having the capacity, quality, or ability of receiving, as truths or impressions.
recessive
adj. Having a tendency to go back.
recidivist
n. A confirmed criminal.
reciprocal
adj. Mutually interchangeable or convertible.
reciprocate
v. To give and take mutually.
reciprocity
n. Equal mutual rights and benefits granted and enjoyed.
recitation
n. The act of reciting or repeating, especially in public and from memory.
reck
v. To have a care or thought for.
reckless
adj. Foolishly headless of danger.
reclaim
v. To demand or to obtain the return or restoration of.
recline
v. To cause to assume a leaning or recumbent attitude or position.
recluse
n. One who lives in retirement or seclusion.
reclusory
n. A hermitage.
recognizance
n. An acknowledgment entered into before a court with condition to do some particular act.
recognize
v. To recall the identity of (a person or thing).
recoil
v. To start back as in dismay, loathing, or dread.
recollect
v. To recall the knowledge of.
reconcilable
adj. Capable of being adjusted or harmonized.
reconnoiter
v. To make a preliminary examination of for military, surveying, or geological purposes.
reconsider
v. To review with care, especially with a view to a reversal of previous action.
reconstruct
v. To rebuild.
recourse
n. Resort to or application for help in exigency or trouble.
recover
v. To regain.
recreant
n. A cowardly or faithless person.
recreate
v. To refresh after labor.
recrudescence
n. The state of becoming raw or sore again.
recrudescent
adj. Becoming raw or sore again.
recruit
v. To enlist men for military or naval service.
rectify
v. To correct.
rectitude
n. The quality of being upright in principles and conduct.
recuperate
v. To recover.
recur
v. To happen again or repeatedly, especially at regular intervals.
recure
v. To cure again.
recurrent
adj. Returning from time to time, especially at regular or stated intervals.
redemption
n. The recovery of what is mortgaged or pledged, by paying the debt.
redolent
adj. Smelling sweet and agreeable.
redolence
n. Smelling sweet and agreeable.
redoubtable
adj. Formidable.
redound
n. Rebound.
redress
v. To set right, as a wrong by compensation or the punishment of the wrong-doer.