SAT Master Word List #36

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renovate

V. restore to good condition; renew.

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renown

N. fame.

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reparable

ADJ. capable of being repaired.

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repeal

V. revoke; annul.

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repel

V. (1) drive away; (2) disgust.

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repellent

ADJ. driving away; unattractive.

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repercussion

N. result or impact (of an event, etc.); rebound; reverberation.

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repertoire

N. list of works of music, drama, etc., a performer is prepared to present.

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replenish

V. fill up again.

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replete

ADJ. filled to the brim or to the point of being stuffed; abundantly supplied.

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replica

N. copy.

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reprehensible

ADJ. deserving blame.

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repress

V. restrain; crush; oppress.

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reprieve

N. temporary stay.

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reprimand

V. reprove severely; rebuke.

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reprisal

N. retaliation.

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reprise

N. musical repetition; repeat performance; recurrent action.

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reproach

V. express disapproval or disappointment.

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reprove

V. censure; rebuke.

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repudiate

V. (1) refuse to have anything to do with; (2) reject as untrue or unauthorized; (3) refuse to pay.

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repugnant

ADJ. Ioathsome; hateful.

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repulsion

N. (1) distaste; (2) act of driving back.

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reputable

ADJ. respectable.

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reputed

ADJ. supposed.

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requisite

N. necessary requirement.

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rescind

V. cancel.

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resentment

N. indignation; bitterness; displeasure.

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reserve

N. (1) backup supply; (2) body of troops not part of the regular military forces; (3) place set aside for specific purpose; (4) formal but distant manner.

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residue

N. remainder; balance.

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resigned

ADJ. accepting one’s fate; unresisting; patiently submissive.

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resilient

ADJ. elastic; having the power of springing back.

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resolution

N. (1) firmness of purpose; (2) formal expression of intent; (3) solving of a problem.

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resolve

N. determination; firmness of purpose.

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resolve

V. (1) decide; (2) settle; solve.

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responsiveness

N. state of reacting readily to appeals, orders, etc.

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restitution

N. reparation; indemnification.

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restraint

N. moderation or self-control; controlling force; restriction.

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resumption

N. taking up again; recommencement.

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resurge

V. rise again; flow to and fro.

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retain

V. keep; employ.

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retaliation

N. repayment in kind (usually for bad treatment).

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retentive

ADJ. able to retain or keep; able to remember.

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reticence

N. reserve; uncommunicativeness; inclination to silence.

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retort

N. quick, sharp reply.

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retract

V. (1) withdraw; (2) draw back.

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retrench

V. cut down; economize.

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retribution

N. vengeance; compensation; punishment for offenses.

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retrieve

V. recover; find and bring in.

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retroactive

ADJ. taking effect before its enactment (as a law) or imposition (as a tax).

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retrograde

V. go backward; degenerate.

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