English dictionary

Rrarerhriroruryrn

rabbet |ˈrabət| — a rectangular groove made to hold two pieces together

rabbi |ˈræbaɪ| — spiritual leader of a Jewish congregation; qualified to expound and apply Jewish law

rabbinate |ˈræbɪnət| — rabbis collectively

rabbinic |ræˈbɪnɪk| — of or relating to rabbis or their teachings

rabbinical |rəˈbɪnɪkəl| — of or relating to rabbis or their teachings

rabbit |ˈræbɪt| — any of various burrowing animals of the family Leporidae having long ears and short tails; some domesticated and raised for pets or food

rabbitfish |ˈræbɪtˌfɪʃ| — large European chimaera

rabble |ˈræbl| — a disorderly crowd of people

rabid |ˈræbɪd| — marked by excessive enthusiasm for and intense devotion to a cause or idea

rabidity |rəˈbɪdɪtiː| — unrestrained excitement or enthusiasm

rabidly |rabidlei| — in an extreme or fanatical manner

rabies |ˈreɪbiːz| — an acute viral disease of the nervous system of warm-blooded animals (usually transmitted by the bite of a rabid animal); rabies is fatal if the virus reaches the brain

raccoon |ræˈkuːn| — the fur of the North American racoon

race |reɪs| — any competition

racecourse |ˈreɪskɔːrs| — a course over which races are run

racehorse |ˈreɪshɔːrs| — a horse bred for racing

raceme |ræˈsiːm| — usually elongate cluster of flowers along the main stem in which the flowers at the base open first

racemose |ˈræsʌˌmoʊs| — having stalked flowers along an elongated stem that continue to open in succession from below as the stem continues to grow

racer |ˈreɪsər| — someone who drives racing cars at high speeds

racetrack |ˈreɪstræk| — a course over which races are run

raceway |ˈreɪsweɪ| — a canal for a current of water

rachitic  — affected with, suffering from, or characteristic of rickets

rachitis |rəˈkaɪtɪs| — inflammation of the vertebral column

racial |ˈreɪʃl| — of or related to genetically distinguished groups of people

racialism |ˈreɪʃəlɪzəm| — discriminatory or abusive behavior towards members of another race

racialist |ˈreɪʃəlɪst| — a person with a prejudiced belief that one racial group is superior to others

racially |ˈreɪʃəli| — with respect to race

racing |ˈreɪsɪŋ| — the sport of engaging in contests of speed

racism |ˈreɪsɪzəm| — the prejudice that members of one race are intrinsically superior to members of other races

racist |ˈreɪsɪst| — a person with a prejudiced belief that one racial group is superior to others

rack |ræk| — framework for holding objects

racket |ˈrækɪt| — a loud and disturbing noise

racketeer |ˌrækəˈtɪr| — someone who commits crimes for profit (especially one who obtains money by fraud or extortion)

racketeering |ˌrækɪˈtɪərɪŋ| — engaging in a racket

rackety |ˈrækɪtɪ| — uncontrollably noisy

racking |ˈrækɪŋ| — causing great physical or mental suffering

racoon |rəˈkuːn| — an omnivorous nocturnal mammal native to North America and Central America

racquet |ˈrækət| — a sports implement (usually consisting of a handle and an oval frame with a tightly interlaced network of strings) used to strike a ball (or shuttlecock) in various games

racy |ˈreɪsi| — full of zest or vigor

radar |ˈreɪdɑːr| — measuring instrument in which the echo of a pulse of microwave radiation is used to detect and locate distant objects

raddle |ˈradl| — a red iron ore used in dyeing and marking

raddled |ˈrædld| — used until no longer useful

radial |ˈreɪdiəl| — pneumatic tire that has radial-ply casing

radian |ˈreɪdiən| — the unit of plane angle adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites; equal to the angle at the center of a circle subtended by an arc equal in length to the radius (approximately 57.295 degrees)

radiance |ˈreɪdiəns| — the amount of electromagnetic radiation leaving or arriving at a point on a surface

radiancy |ˈreɪdiːənsiː| — the quality of being bright and sending out rays of light

radiant |ˈreɪdiənt| — radiating or as if radiating light

radiate |ˈreɪdieɪt| — send out rays or waves

radiation |ˌreɪdiˈeɪʃn| — energy that is radiated or transmitted in the form of rays or waves or particles

radiator |ˈreɪdieɪtər| — any object that radiates energy

radical |ˈrædɪkl| — (chemistry) two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule

radicalism |ˈrædɪkəˌlɪzəm| — the political orientation of those who favor revolutionary change in government and society

radicalize |ˈrædɪkəlaɪz| — make more radical in social or political outlook

radically |ˈrædɪkəli| — in a radical manner

radicle |ˈradək(ə)l| — (anatomy) a small structure resembling a rootlet (such as a fibril of a nerve)

radio |ˈreɪdioʊ| — medium for communication

radio-controlled |ˈreɪdɪəʊkənˈtrəʊld| — operated and guided by radio

radio-gramophone |ˌreɪdɪoʊ ˈɡræməfoʊn| — electronic equipment consisting of a combination of a radio receiver and a record player

radioactive |ˌreɪdioʊˈæktɪv| — exhibiting or caused by radioactivity

radioactivity |ˌreɪdioʊækˈtɪvəti| — the spontaneous emission of a stream of particles or electromagnetic rays in nuclear decay

radiocarbon |ˌreɪdioʊˈkɑːrbən| — a radioactive isotope of carbon

radiochemistry |ˌreɪdioʊˈkemɪstri| — the chemistry of radioactive substances

radiogram |ˈreɪdɪoʊɡræm| — a message transmitted by wireless telegraphy

radiograph |ˈreɪdɪoʊɡræf| — a photographic image produced on a radiosensitive surface by radiation other than visible light (especially by X-rays or gamma rays)

radiographic |ˌreɪdiəˈɡræfɪk| — relating to or produced by radiography

radiolocation |ˌreɪdiːoʊloʊˈkeɪʃən| — measuring instrument in which the echo of a pulse of microwave radiation is used to detect and locate distant objects

radiological |ˌrediəˈlɑːdʒɪkəl| — of or relating to radiology

radiologist |ˌreɪdiˈɑlədʒɪst| — a medical specialist who uses radioactive substances and X-rays in the treatment of disease

radiology |ˌreɪdiˈɑːlədʒi| — the branch of medical science dealing with the medical use of X-rays or other penetrating radiation

radiometer |ˌreɪdɪˈɑːmɪtər| — meter to detect and measure radiant energy (electromagnetic or acoustic)

radiophone |ˈreɪdiːoʊˈfoʊn| — a telephone that communicates by radio waves rather than along cables

radioscopy |ˌreɪdiːˈɑːskəpiː| — (radiology) examination of the inner structure of opaque objects using X rays or other penetrating radiation

radiosensitive |reɪdiːoʊˈsensɪtɪv| — sensitive to radiation

radiotelegraph |reɪdiːoʊˈteləɡræf| — telegraphy that uses transmission by radio rather than by wire

radiotelephone  — telephony that uses transmission by radio rather than by wire

radiotherapy |ˌreɪdioʊˈθerəpi| — (medicine) the treatment of disease (especially cancer) by exposure to a radioactive substance

radish |ˈrædɪʃ| — pungent fleshy edible root

radium |ˈreɪdiəm| — an intensely radioactive metallic element that occurs in minute amounts in uranium ores

radius |ˈreɪdiəs| — the length of a line segment between the center and circumference of a circle or sphere

radix |radix| — (numeration system) the positive integer that is equivalent to one in the next higher counting place

radon |ˈreɪdɑːn| — a radioactive gaseous element formed by the disintegration of radium; the heaviest of the inert gasses; occurs naturally (especially in areas over granite) and is considered a hazard to health

raffia |ˈræfiə| — leaf fibers of the raffia palm tree; used to make baskets and mats etc.

raffish |ˈræfɪʃ| — marked by up-to-dateness in dress and manners

raffle |ˈræfl| — a lottery in which the prizes are goods rather than money

raft |ræft| — a flat float (usually made of logs or planks) that can be used for transport or as a platform for swimmers

rafter |ˈræftər| — one of several parallel sloping beams that support a roof

raftsman |ˈraftsmən| — someone who travels by raft

rag |ræɡ| — a small piece of cloth or paper

ragamuffin |ˈræɡəmʌfɪn| — a dirty shabbily clothed urchin

rage |reɪdʒ| — a feeling of intense anger

ragged |ˈræɡɪd| — being or dressed in clothes that are worn or torn

raging |ˈreɪdʒɪŋ| — characterized by violent and forceful activity or movement; very intense

Raglan |ˈræɡlən| — a garment (coat or sweater) that has raglan sleeves

ragout |ræˈɡuː| — well-seasoned stew of meat and vegetables

ragpicker |ˈraɡˌpikər| — an unskilled person who picks up rags from trash cans and public dumps as a means of livelihood

ragtag |ˈræɡtæɡ| — disparaging terms for the common people

ragtime |ˈræɡtaɪm| — music with a syncopated melody (usually for the piano)

ragweed |ˈræɡwiːd| — widespread European weed having yellow daisylike flowers; sometimes an obnoxious weed and toxic to cattle if consumed in quantity

ragwort |ˈræɡwɜːrt| — widespread European weed having yellow daisylike flowers; sometimes an obnoxious weed and toxic to cattle if consumed in quantity

raid |reɪd| — a sudden short attack

raider |ˈreɪdər| — someone who takes spoils or plunder (as in war)

rail |reɪl| — a barrier consisting of a horizontal bar and supports

railcar |ˈreɪlkɑːr| — a wheeled vehicle adapted to the rails of railroad

railhead |ˈreɪlhed| — a railroad depot in a theater of operations where military supplies are unloaded for distribution

railing |ˈreɪlɪŋ| — a barrier consisting of a horizontal bar and supports

raillery |ˈreɪləri| — light teasing repartee

railroad |ˈreɪlroʊd| — line that is the commercial organization responsible for operating a system of transportation for trains that pull passengers or freight

railroader |ˈreɪlroʊdər| — an employee of a railroad

railway |ˈreɪlweɪ| — line that is the commercial organization responsible for operating a system of transportation for trains that pull passengers or freight

railwayman |ˈreɪlweɪmən| — an employee of a railroad

raiment |ˈreɪmənt| — especially fine or decorative clothing

rain |reɪn| — water falling in drops from vapor condensed in the atmosphere

rain out |ˈreɪn ˈaʊt| — prevent or interrupt due to rain

rainbow |ˈreɪnboʊ| — an arc of colored light in the sky caused by refraction of the sun's rays by rain

raincoat |ˈreɪnkoʊt| — a water-resistant coat

raindrop |ˈreɪndrɑːp| — a drop of rain

rainfall |ˈreɪnfɔːl| — water falling in drops from vapor condensed in the atmosphere

rainforest |ˈreɪnfɔːrɪst| — a forest with heavy annual rainfall

rainless |ˈreɪnlɪs| — lacking rain

rainproof |ˈreɪnpruːf| — not permitting the passage of water

rainstorm |ˈreɪnstɔːrm| — a storm with rain

rainwater |ˈreɪnwɔːtər| — drops of fresh water that fall as precipitation from clouds

rainy |ˈreɪni| — (of weather) wet by periods of rain

raise |reɪz| — the amount a salary is increased

raised |reɪzd| — embellished with a raised pattern created by pressure or embroidery

raisin |ˈreɪzn| — dried grape

raising |ˈreɪzɪŋ| — the event of something being raised upward

raj |ˈrɑːʒ| — British dominion over India (1757-1947)

raja |ˈrɑːdʒə| — a prince or king in India

rajah |ˈrɑːdʒə| — a prince or king in India

Rajpoot |ɑːajpoot| — a member of the dominant Hindu military caste in northern India

Rajput |ˈrɑːdʒpʊt| — a member of the dominant Hindu military caste in northern India

rake |reɪk| — a dissolute man in fashionable society

rake up |ˈreɪk ʌp| — bring to light

rake-off |ˈreɪk ɒf| — a percentage (of winnings or loot or profit) taken by an operator or gangster

rakehell |ˈreɪkhɛl| — a dissolute man in fashionable society

rakish |ˈreɪkɪʃ| — marked by up-to-dateness in dress and manners

rakishly |ˈreɪkɪʃli| — in a rakish manner

rale |rɑːl| — a rapid series of short loud sounds (as might be heard with a stethoscope in some types of respiratory disorders)

rally |ˈræli| — a large gathering of people intended to arouse enthusiasm

rallying |ˈræliɪŋ| — the act of mobilizing for a common purpose

ram |ræm| — the most common computer memory which can be used by programs to perform necessary tasks while the computer is on; an integrated circuit memory chip allows information to be stored or accessed in any order and all storage locations are equally accessible

ramble |ˈræmbl| — an aimless amble on a winding course

rambler |ˈræmblər| — a person who takes long walks in the country

rambling |ˈræmblɪŋ| — spreading out in different directions or distributed irregularly

rambunctious |ræmˈbʌŋkʃəs| — noisy and lacking in restraint or discipline

ramie |ˈræmiː| — tall perennial herb of tropical Asia with dark green leaves; cultivated for the fiber from its woody stems that resembles flax

ramification |ˌræmɪfɪˈkeɪʃn| — the act of branching out or dividing into branches

ramify |ˈræməˌfaɪ| — have or develop complicating consequences

ramjet |ˈramˌjet| — a simple type of jet engine; must be launched at high speed

rammer |ˈræmər| — a tool for driving something with force

ramose |ˈreɪmoʊs| — having branches

ramous  — having branches

ramp |ræmp| — an inclined surface connecting two levels

rampage |ˈræmpeɪdʒ| — violently angry and destructive behavior

rampageous |ræmˈpeɪdʒəs| — displaying raging violence; often destructive

rampant |ˈræmpənt| — unrestrained and violent

rampart |ˈræmpɑːrt| — an embankment built around a space for defensive purposes

ramrod |ˈræmrɑːd| — a rod used to ram the charge into a muzzle-loading firearm

ramshackle |ˈræmʃækl| — in deplorable condition

ranch |ræntʃ| — farm consisting of a large tract of land along with facilities needed to raise livestock (especially cattle)

rancher |ˈræntʃər| — a person who owns or operates a ranch

ranching |ˈræntʃɪŋ| — farming for the raising of livestock (particularly cattle)

rancid |ˈrænsɪd| — (used of decomposing oils or fats) having a rank smell or taste usually due to a chemical change or decomposition

rancidity |rænˈsɪdɪtiː| — the state of being rancid; having a rancid scent or flavor (as of old cooking oil)

rancidness |ˈrænsɪdnɪs| — the property of being rancid

rancor |ˈræŋkər| — a feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will

rancorous |ˈræŋkərəs| — showing deep-seated resentment

rancour |ˈræŋkər| — a feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will

rand |rænd| — the basic unit of money in South Africa; equal to 100 cents

random |ˈrændəm| — lacking any definite plan or order or purpose; governed by or depending on chance

randomised  — set up or distributed in a deliberately random way

randomization  — a deliberately haphazard arrangement of observations so as to simulate chance

randomize |ˈrændəmaɪz| — arrange in random order

randomized |ˈrændəˌmaɪzd| — set up or distributed in a deliberately random way

randomly |ˈrændəmli| — in a random manner

randomness |ˈrændəmnəs| — (thermodynamics) a thermodynamic quantity representing the amount of energy in a system that is no longer available for doing mechanical work

randy |ˈrændi| — feeling great sexual desire

ranee |ˈrɑːniː| — (the feminine of raja) a Hindu princess or the wife of a raja

range |reɪndʒ| — an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control:

rangeland |ˈreɪndʒland| — land suitable for grazing livestock

ranger |ˈreɪndʒər| — a member of the Texas state highway patrol; formerly a mounted lawman who maintained order on the frontier

ranging |ˈreɪndʒɪŋ| — wandering freely

rangy |ˈreɪndʒi| — tall and thin and having long slender limbs

rani |ˈrɑːniː| — (the feminine of raja) a Hindu princess or the wife of a raja

rank |ræŋk| — a row or line of people (especially soldiers or police) standing abreast of one another

ranked |ˈræŋkt| — arranged in a sequence of grades or ranks

ranker |ˈræŋkər| — a commissioned officer who has been promoted from enlisted status

ranking |ˈræŋkɪŋ| — position on a scale in relation to others in status or rank or achievement

rankle |ˈræŋkl| — gnaw into; make resentful or angry

rankness |ˈræŋknəs| — the property of producing abundantly and sustaining vigorous and luxuriant growth

ransack |ˈrænsæk| — steal goods; take as spoils

ransom |ˈrænsəm| — money demanded for the return of a captured person

rant |rænt| — a loud bombastic declamation expressed with strong emotion

ranter |ˈræntər| — someone who rants and raves; speaks in a violent or loud manner

ranunculus |rəˈnʌŋkjələs| — annual, biennial or perennial herbs: buttercup; crowfoot

rap |ræp| — a reproach for some lapse or misdeed

rapacious |rəˈpeɪʃəs| — living by preying on other animals especially by catching living prey

rapacity |rəˈpæsəti| — extreme gluttony

rape |reɪp| — Eurasian plant cultivated for its seed and as a forage crop

rapid |ˈræpɪd| — a part of a river where the current is very fast

rapidity |rəˈpɪdəti| — a rate that is rapid

rapidly |ˈræpɪdli| — with speed

rapier |ˈreɪpiər| — a straight sword with a narrow blade and two edges

rapine |ˈræpaɪn| — the act of despoiling a country in warfare

rapist |ˈreɪpɪst| — someone who forces another to have sexual intercourse

rappee |ræˈpiː| — strong snuff made from dark coarse tobacco

rapper |ˈræpər| — someone who performs rap music

rapport |ræˈpɔːr| — a relationship of mutual understanding or trust and agreement between people

rapprochement |ˌræproʊʃˈmɑːn| — the reestablishing of cordial relations

rapscallion |rapˈskalyən| — a deceitful and unreliable scoundrel

rapt |ræpt| — feeling great rapture or delight

raptor |ˈræptər| — any of numerous carnivorous birds that hunt and kill other animals

raptorial |ˌræpˈtɔːriəl| — living by preying on other animals especially by catching living prey

rapture |ˈræptʃər| — a state of being carried away by overwhelming emotion

rapturous |ˈræptʃərəs| — feeling great rapture or delight

rare |rer| — not widely known; especially valued for its uncommonness

rarebit |ˈrerbɪt| — cheese melted with ale or beer served over toast

raree-show |ˈreərɪʃəʊ| — an exhibition of pictures or objects viewed through a small hole or magnifying glass

rarefaction |ˌreərɪˈfækʃən| — a decrease in the density of something

rarefied |ˈrerəfaɪd| — having low density

rarefy |ˈrerəfaɪ| — lessen the density or solidity of

rarely |ˈrerli| — not often

rareness |ˈrernəs| — noteworthy scarcity

raring |ˈrerɪŋ| — (usually followed by `to') full of eagerness

rarity |ˈrerəti| — noteworthy scarcity

rascal |ˈræskl| — a deceitful and unreliable scoundrel

rascality |ræˈskælɪtiː| — the trait of indulging in disreputable pranks

rascally |ˈræskəli| — playful in an appealingly bold way

rase |ˈreɪz| — tear down so as to make flat with the ground

rash |ræʃ| — any red eruption of the skin

rasher |ˈræʃər| — a commercially important fish of the Pacific coast of North America

rashly |ˈræʃli| — in a hasty and foolhardy manner

rashness |ˈræʃnəs| — the trait of acting rashly and without prudence

rasp |ræsp| — uttering in an irritated tone

raspberry |ˈræzberi| — woody brambles bearing usually red but sometimes black or yellow fruits that separate from the receptacle when ripe and are rounder and smaller than blackberries

rasping |ˈræspɪŋ| — uttering in an irritated tone

rat |ræt| — any of various long-tailed rodents similar to but larger than a mouse

rat-a-tat |ˈrætəˈtæt| — a series of short sharp taps (as made by strokes on a drum or knocks on a door)

rat-catcher |ˈrætkætʃʌr| — a workman employed to destroy or drive away vermin

rat-tat |ˌrat ˈtat| — a series of short sharp taps (as made by strokes on a drum or knocks on a door)

ratable |ˈreɪtəbəl| — liable to payment of locally assessed property taxes

ratafee |ˌrætʌˈfiː| — sweet liqueur made from wine and brandy flavored with plum or peach or apricot kernels and bitter almonds

ratafia |rætʌˈfiːə| — sweet liqueur made from wine and brandy flavored with plum or peach or apricot kernels and bitter almonds

rataplan |ˌrætʌˈplæn| — the sound made by beating a drum

ratchet |ˈrætʃɪt| — mechanical device consisting of a toothed wheel or rack engaged with a pawl that permits it to move in only one direction

rate |reɪt| — a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit

rateable |ˈreɪtəbəl| — liable to payment of locally assessed property taxes

ratepayer |ˈreɪtpeɪər| — a person who pays local rates (especially a householder)

rather |ˈræðər| — on the contrary

rathskeller |ˈræθˌskelər| — a tavern below street level featuring beer; originally a German restaurant in the basement of city hall

ratification |ˌrætəfəˈkeɪʃən| — making something valid by formally ratifying or confirming it

ratified |ˈrætəˌfaɪd| — formally approved and invested with legal authority

ratify |ˈrætɪfaɪ| — approve and express assent, responsibility, or obligation

rating |ˈreɪtɪŋ| — an appraisal of the value of something

ratio |ˈreɪʃioʊ| — the relative magnitudes of two quantities (usually expressed as a quotient)

ratiocinate |ræʃiːˈɑːsəˌˌneɪt| — reason methodologically and logically

ratiocination |ˌrætɪˌɒsɪˈneɪʃən| — the proposition arrived at by logical reasoning (such as the proposition that must follow from the major and minor premises of a syllogism)

ration |ˈræʃn| — the food allowance for one day (especially for service personnel)

rational |ˈræʃnəl| — an integer or a fraction

rationale |ˌræʃəˈnæl| — (law) an explanation of the fundamental reasons (especially an explanation of the working of some device in terms of laws of nature)

rationalism |ˈræʃnəlɪzəm| — (philosophy) the doctrine that knowledge is acquired by reason without resort to experience

rationalist |ˈræʃənəlɪst| — someone who emphasizes observable facts and excludes metaphysical speculation about origins or ultimate causes

rationalistic |ˌræʃənəˈlɪstɪk| — of or relating to the philosophical doctrine of rationalism

rationality |ˌræʃəˈnæləti| — the state of having good sense and sound judgment

rationalization |ˌræʃənələˈzeɪʃən| — the cognitive process of making something seem consistent with or based on reason

rationalize |ˈræʃnəlaɪz| — defend, explain, clear away, or make excuses for by reasoning

rationally |ˈræʃənəli| — in a rational manner

rationing |ˈræʃənɪŋ| — the act of rationing

ratlin |ˈrætlɪn| — (nautical) a small horizontal rope between the shrouds of a sailing ship; they form a ladder for climbing aloft

ratline |ˈrætlɪn| — (nautical) a small horizontal rope between the shrouds of a sailing ship; they form a ladder for climbing aloft

ratsbane |ˈrætsˌbeɪn| — a white powdered poisonous trioxide of arsenic; used in manufacturing glass and as a pesticide (rat poison) and weed killer

rattan |ræˈtæn| — climbing palm of Sri Lanka and southern India remarkable for the great length of the stems which are used for malacca canes

ratter |ˈradər| — a disloyal person who betrays or deserts his cause or religion or political party or friend etc.

rattle |ˈrætl| — a rapid series of short loud sounds (as might be heard with a stethoscope in some types of respiratory disorders)

rattle on |ˈrætəl ɑːn| — talk incessantly and tiresomely

rattlebox |ˈrat(ə)lbɒks| — any of various plants of the genus Crotalaria having inflated pods within which the seeds rattle; used for pasture and green-manure crops

rattlebrained |ˈrætlbreɪnd| — lacking sense or discretion

rattlepated |ˈrætlpeɪtɪd| — lacking sense or discretion

rattler |ˈratlər| — pit viper with horny segments at the end of the tail that rattle when shaken

rattlesnake |ˈrætlsneɪk| — pit viper with horny segments at the end of the tail that rattle when shaken

rattling |ˈrætlɪŋ| — a rapid series of short loud sounds (as might be heard with a stethoscope in some types of respiratory disorders)

rattrap  — a difficult entangling situation

ratty |ˈræti| — showing signs of wear and tear

raucous |ˈrɔːkəs| — unpleasantly loud and harsh

raucously |ˈrɔːrkəsli| — with a raucous sound

raunch |rɔːn(t)ʃ| — the quality of lacking taste and refinement

raunchy |ˈrɔːntʃi| — earthy and sexually explicit

ravage |ˈrævɪdʒ| — (usually plural) a destructive action

rave |reɪv| — a dance party that lasts all night and electronically synthesized music is played

rave-up |ˈreɪv ʌp| — a raucous gathering

ravel |ˈrævl| — French composer and exponent of Impressionism (1875-1937)

ravel out |ˈrævəl ˈaʊt| — disentangle

raven |ˈreɪvn| — large black bird with a straight bill and long wedge-shaped tail

ravenous |ˈrævənəs| — extremely hungry

raver |ˈreɪvər| — a participant in a rave dancing party

ravine |rəˈviːn| — a deep narrow steep-sided valley (especially one formed by running water)

raving |ˈreɪvɪŋ| — declaiming wildly

ravish |ˈrævɪʃ| — force (someone) to have sex against their will

ravishing |ˈrævɪʃɪŋ| — stunningly beautiful

ravishment |ˈrævɪʃmənt| — a feeling of delight at being filled with wonder and enchantment

raw |rɔː| — informal terms for nakedness

rawhide |ˈrɔːhaɪd| — untanned hide especially of cattle; cut in strips it is used for whips and ropes

rawness |ˈrɒnəs| — a chilly dampness

ray |reɪ| — a column of light (as from a beacon)

rayon |ˈreɪɑːn| — a synthetic silklike fabric

raze |reɪz| — tear down so as to make flat with the ground

razor |ˈreɪzər| — edge tool used in shaving

razorback |ˈreɪzərˌbæk| — a mongrel hog with a thin body and long legs and a ridged back; a wild or semi-wild descendant of improved breeds; found chiefly in the southeastern United States

razorbill |ˈreɪzərbɪl| — black-and-white northern Atlantic auk having a compressed sharp-edged bill

razz |ræz| — a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt

razzle-dazzle |ˌrazəl ˈdazəl| — any exciting and complex play intended to confuse (dazzle) the opponent

razzmatazz |ˌræzməˈtæz| — any exciting and complex play intended to confuse (dazzle) the opponent