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rial |riːˈɔːl| — the basic unit of money in Yemen; equal to 100 fils
riant |ˈraɪənt| — showing or feeling mirth or pleasure or happiness
rib |rɪb| — support resembling the rib of an animal
ribald |ˈrɪbld| — a ribald person; someone who uses vulgar and offensive language
ribaldry |ˈrɪbldrɪ| — ribald humor
riband |ˈrɪbənd| — a ribbon used as a decoration
ribands |ˈrɪbəndz| — plural form of riband
ribband |ˈrɪbənd| — a ribbon used as a decoration
ribbed |rɪbd| — (of the surface) having a rough, riblike texture
ribbing |ˈrɪbɪŋ| — a framework of ribs
ribbon |ˈrɪbən| — any long object resembling a thin line
ribboned |ˈrɪbənd| — simple past tense and past participle of ribbon
ribbons |ˈrɪbənz| — plural form of ribbon
ribby |ˈrɪbɪ| — Pertaining to or having ribs; ribbed. [from 18th c.]
rice |raɪs| — grains used as food either unpolished or more often polished
rice-paper |ˈraɪs peɪpər| — A thin, fragile paper made from parts of the rice plant, used in artificial flowers and watercolour art.
rice-water |ˈraɪsˌwɔːtə| — A weak gruel obtained by draining boiled rice in water until it dissolves.
rich |rɪtʃ| — people who have possessions and wealth (considered as a group)
riches |ˈrɪtʃɪz| — an abundance of material possessions and resources
richly |ˈrɪtʃlɪ| — to an ample degree or in an ample manner
richness |ˈrɪtʃnəs| — the property of being extremely abundant
rick |rɪk| — a painful muscle spasm especially in the neck or back (`rick' and `wrick' are British)
rickets |ˈrɪkɪts| — childhood disease caused by deficiency of vitamin D and sunlight associated with impaired metabolism of calcium and phosphorus
rickety |ˈrɪkətɪ| — inclined to shake as from weakness or defect
ricksha |ˈrɪkʃɔː| — a small two-wheeled cart for one passenger; pulled by one person
rickshaw |ˈrɪkʃɔː| — a small two-wheeled cart for one passenger; pulled by one person
ricochet |ˈrɪkəʃeɪ| — a glancing rebound
rictus |ˈrɪktəs| — a gaping grimace
rid |rɪd| — relieve from
ridable |ˈraɪdəbəl| — Alternative spelling of rideable.
riddance |ˈrɪdns| — the act of removing or getting rid of something
ridden |ˈrɪdn| — Past participle of ride
riddle |ˈrɪdl| — a difficult problem
riddling |ˈrɪdəlɪŋ| — Present participle of riddle.
ride |raɪd| — a journey in a vehicle (usually an automobile)
ride out |ˈraɪd ˈaʊt| — hang on during a trial of endurance
rider |ˈraɪdər| — a traveler who actively rides an animal (as a horse or camel)
riderless |ˈraɪdələs| — Without or deprived of a rider.
ridge |rɪdʒ| — a long narrow natural elevation or striation
ridged |ˈrɪdʒd| — having a ridge or shaped like a ridge or suggesting the keel of a ship
ridgepole |ˈrɪdʒpəʊl| — a beam laid along the edge where two sloping sides of a roof meet at the top; provides an attachment for the upper ends of rafters
ridgy |ˈrɪdʒiː| — Rising in a ridge or ridges.
ridicule |ˈrɪdɪkjuːl| — language or behavior intended to mock or humiliate
ridiculous |rɪˈdɪkjələs| — inspiring scornful pity
riding |ˈraɪdɪŋ| — the sport of sitting on the back of a horse while controlling its movements
riding-crop — A horsewhip, short whip used to goad a mount.
riding-habit |ˈraɪdɪŋ hæbɪt| — A woman's garment for horseback riding.
Riesling |ˈriːzəlɪŋ| — white grape grown in Europe and California
rife |raɪf| — most frequent or common
riff-raff |ˈrɪf ræf| — Alternative spelling of riffraff.
riffle |ˈrɪfl| — a small wave on the surface of a liquid
riffraff |ˈrɪfˌræf| — disparaging terms for the common people
rifle |ˈraɪfl| — a shoulder firearm with a long barrel and a rifled bore
rifle-green |ˈraɪflˈɡriːn| — A dark green colour, like that of the British Army rifleman uniform.
rifle-pit |ˈraɪflpɪt| — (military) A trench for sheltering sharpshooters.
rifle-range |ˈraɪfl reɪndʒ| — A shooting range for shooting rifles.
rifleman |ˈraɪflmən| — someone skilled in the use of a rifle
rifles |ˈraɪfəlz| — plural form of rifle
rifling |ˈraɪfəlɪŋ| — the cutting of spiral grooves on the inside of the barrel of a firearm
rift |rɪft| — a gap between cloud masses
rig |rɪɡ| — gear (including necessary machinery) for a particular enterprise
rig out |ˈrɪ ˌɡaʊt| — put on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive
rig up |ˈrɪɡ ʌp| — erect or construct, especially as a temporary measure
rig-out |ˈrɪ ˌɡaʊt| — (idiomatic) to provide with equipment or gear
rigged |ˈrɪɡd| — fitted or equipped with necessary rigging (sails and shrouds and stays etc)
rigger |ˈrɪɡər| — someone who rigs ships
rigging |ˈrɪɡɪŋ| — gear consisting of ropes etc. supporting a ship's masts and sails
right |raɪt| — an abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature
right away |ˈraɪt əˈweɪ| — without delay or hesitation; with no time intervening
right-about |ˈraɪtəˌbaʊt| — A 180-degree turn towards the right (especially of troops)
right-and-left |ˈraɪtəndˈleft| — Alternative form of left and right.
right-angled |ˈraɪt æŋɡəld| — forming a right angle or containing one or more right angles
right-down |ˈraɪt daʊn| — positively
right-hand |ˈrɑɪt ˈhænd| — located on or directed toward the right
right-handed |raɪt ˈhændɪd| — rotating to the right
right-hander |raɪt ˈhændər| — (baseball) a pitcher who throws with the right hand
right-minded |ˈraɪt maɪndɪd| — disposed toward or having views based on what is right
right-of-way |ˈraɪtəvˈweɪ| — (uncountable) The right to proceed first in traffic.
right-on |ˌraɪt ˈɒn| — (US, idiomatic) An expression of enthusiasm or encouragement.
right-thinking |ˈraɪtˌθɪŋkɪŋ| — Sane, sensible, cogent, clear of thought.
right-wing |raɪt ˈwɪŋ| — believing in or supporting tenets of the political right
rightabout |ˈraɪtəˌbaʊt| — Alternative spelling of right-about.
righteous |ˈraɪtʃəs| — morally justified
righteously |ˈraɪtʃəslɪ| — in a righteous manner
righteousness |ˈraɪtʃəsnəs| — adhering to moral principles
rightful |ˈraɪtfl| — legally valid
rightfully |ˈraɪtfəlɪ| — by right
rightist |ˈraɪtəst| — a member of a right wing political party
rightly |ˈraɪtlɪ| — with honesty
rightness |ˈraɪtnəs| — according with conscience or morality
rightward |ˈraɪtwərd| — To or from the right.
rightwards |ˈraɪtwədz| — Rightward; towards the right.
rigid |ˈrɪdʒɪd| — incapable of or resistant to bending
rigidity |rɪˈdʒɪdətɪ| — the physical property of being stiff and resisting bending
rigidly |ˈrɪdʒədlɪ| — in a rigid manner
rigmarole |ˈrɪɡmərəʊl| — a set of confused and meaningless statements
rigor |ˈrɪɡər| — something hard to endure
rigorism |ˈrɪɡəˌrɪzəm| — strictness (in interpreting or enforcing a rule)
rigorous |ˈrɪɡərəs| — rigidly accurate; allowing no deviation from a standard
rigorously |ˈrɪɡərəslɪ| — in a rigorous manner
rigour |ˈrɪɡər| — the quality of being valid and rigorous
riksdag |ˈrɪksdæɡ| — The Swedish parliament.
rile |raɪl| — cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations
rill |rɪl| — a small stream
rim |rɪm| — the shape of a raised edge of a more or less circular object
rime |raɪm| — ice crystals forming a white deposit (especially on objects outside)
rimer |ˈraɪmər| — A tool for shaping the rimes of a ladder.
rimland |ˈrɪmland| — a land or region at the periphery of a heartland
rimless |ˈrɪmləs| — lacking a rim or frame
rimy |ˈraɪmiː| — covered with frost
rind |raɪnd| — the natural outer covering of food (usually removed before eating)
rinderpest |ˈrɪndərpest| — an acute infectious viral disease of cattle (usually fatal); characterized by fever and diarrhea and inflammation of mucous membranes
ring |rɪŋ| — a characteristic sound
ring out |ˈrɪŋ ˈaʊt| — sound loudly
ring up |ˈrɪŋ ʌp| — to perform and record a sale on a cash register
ring-bark — To girdle a tree; to kill a tree by removing a ring of bark.
ring-dove |ˈrɪŋˌdʌv| — A ringneck dove.
ring-finger |ˈrɪŋ fɪŋɡər| — Finger between middle finger and little finger; the "third finger" (UK) or the "fourth finger" (US), especially of the left hand. (The ring finger is the left hand; a ring finger is either hand.)
ringbone |ˈrɪŋbəʊn| — osteoarthritis affecting any of several bones of a horse's foot
ringdove |ˈrɪŋˌdʌv| — greyish Old World turtledove with a black band around the neck; often caged
ringed |ˈrɪŋd| — shaped like a ring
ringer |ˈrɪŋər| — a person who rings church bells (as for summoning the congregation)
ringing |ˈrɪŋɪŋ| — the sound of a bell ringing
ringleader |ˈrɪŋliːdər| — a person who leads (especially in illicit activities)
ringlet |ˈrɪŋlət| — a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)
ringleted |ˈrɪŋlɪtɪd| — (of hair) shaped into ringlets
ringmaster |ˈrɪŋmæstər| — the person in charge of performances in a circus ring
ringtail |ˈrɪŋˌteɪl| — raccoon-like omnivorous mammal of Mexico and the southwestern United States having a long bushy tail with black and white rings
ringworm |ˈrɪŋwɜːrm| — infections of the skin or nails caused by fungi and appearing as itching circular patches
rink |rɪŋk| — building that contains a surface for ice skating or roller skating
rinky-dink |rɪŋkɪˈdɪŋk| — (informal) Of poor or inferior quality; hokey; sloppy; chintzy; small; flimsy; inadequate.
rinse |rɪns| — a liquid preparation used on wet hair to give it a tint
rinsing |ˈrɪnsɪŋ| — the removal of soap with clean water in the final stage of washing
riot |ˈraɪət| — a public act of violence by an unruly mob
rioter |ˈraɪətər| — troublemaker who participates in a violent disturbance of the peace; someone who rises up against the constituted authority
rioting |ˈraɪətɪŋ| — a state of disorder involving group violence
riotous |ˈraɪətəs| — produced or growing in extreme abundance
rip |rɪp| — a dissolute man in fashionable society
rip off |ˈrɪp ˈɒf| — deprive somebody of something by deceit
rip out |ˈrɪp ˈaʊt| — remove, usually with some force or effort; also used in an abstract sense
rip up |ˈrɪp ʌp| — tear into shreds
rip-off |ˈrɪp ɒf| — the act of stealing
rip-saw |ˈrɪpsɔːr| — Alternative spelling of ripsaw.
rip-up — To destroy by ripping.
riparian |raɪˈperɪən| — of or relating to or located on the banks of a river or stream
ripe |raɪp| — fully prepared or eager
ripen |ˈraɪpən| — cause to ripen or develop fully
ripeness |ˈraɪpnəs| — the state of being ripe
riposte |rɪˈpəʊst| — a quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one)
ripper |ˈrɪpər| — a murderer who slashes the victims with a knife
ripping |ˈrɪpɪŋ| — resembling a sound of violent tearing as of something ripped apart or lightning splitting a tree
ripple |ˈrɪpl| — a small wave on the surface of a liquid
rippling |ˈrɪpəlɪŋ| — a small wave on the surface of a liquid
ripply |ˈrɪpliː| — Having ripples.
riprap |ˈrɪprap| — An underwater bank seen as a danger to shipping.
ripsaw |ˈrɪpsɔːr| — a handsaw for cutting with the grain of the wood
ripsnorter — a violently energetic or noisily outspoken person; someone using slambang methods
rise |raɪz| — a growth in strength or number or importance
risen |ˈrɪzən| — (of e.g. celestial bodies) above the horizon
riser |ˈraɪzər| — a person who rises (especially from bed)
risers |ˈraɪzəz| — plural form of riser
risibility |ˌrɪzəˈbɪlɪtɪ| — a disposition to laugh
risible |ˈrɪzəbl| — arousing or provoking laughter
rising |ˈraɪzɪŋ| — a movement upward
risk |rɪsk| — a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune
riskiness |ˈrɪskɪnəs| — a state of danger involving risk
risky |ˈrɪskɪ| — involving risk or danger
risotto |rɪˈsɔːtəʊ| — rice cooked with broth and sprinkled with grated cheese
risque |ˌrɪˈskeɪ| — suggestive of sexual impropriety
rissole |ˈrɪsəʊl| — minced cooked meat or fish coated in egg and breadcrumbs and fried in deep fat
rite |raɪt| — an established ceremony prescribed by a religion
ritual |ˈrɪtʃʊəl| — any customary observance or practice
ritualism |ˈrɪtʃʊəlɪzəm| — the study of religious or magical rites and ceremonies
ritualist |ˈrɪtʃʊəlɪst| — an advocate of strict observance of ritualistic forms
ritualistic |ˌrɪtʃʊəˈlɪstɪk| — of or characterized by or adhering to ritualism
ritualized — simple past tense and past participle of ritualize
ritually |ˈrɪtʃʊəlɪ| — in a ceremonial manner
rival |ˈraɪvl| — the contestant you hope to defeat
rivalry |ˈraɪvlrɪ| — the act of competing as for profit or a prize
rive |raɪv| — tear or be torn violently
riven |ˈrɪvən| — Past participle of rive
river |ˈrɪvər| — a large natural stream of water (larger than a creek)
river-bed |ˈrɪvə bed| — attributive form of river bed, noun.
river-horse |ˈrɪvəˈhɔːs| — (poetic) hippopotamus
riverain |ˈriːvəˌren| — Of or pertaining to rivers or their surrounding environments.
riverbank |ˈrɪvərbæŋk| — the bank of a river
riverbed |ˈrɪvərˌbed| — a channel occupied (or formerly occupied) by a river
riverine |ˈrɪvəraɪn| — Of or pertaining to rivers, or located on or by a river
riverside |ˈrɪvərsaɪd| — the bank of a river
rivet |ˈrɪvɪt| — ornament consisting of a circular rounded protuberance (as on a vault or shield or belt)
riveter |ˈrɪvɪtər| — a worker who inserts and hammers rivets
rivulet |ˈrɪvjələt| — a small stream
riyal |rɪˈɑːl| — the basic unit of money in Saudi Arabia