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reproachto scold or blame someone for what he has done
reptilea crawling or creeping cold-blooded scaly animal, such as a snake or a crocodile
reputereputation, character, good character, to estimate, deem
requestto ask someone politely to do something or ask for something
requireto need
rescueto save, to take someone away from danger
researcha diligent seeking or facts or principles, investigation, to search again
resemblancelikeness, similarity
resembleto look like someone or something else
reservoira man-made lake for storing water
residenceabode, home, dwelling
resignto give up, renounce, submit
resistto struggle or fight against someone who is trying to make you do something you don’t want to do
resolutiondetermination, a formal decision, solution
resolveto make up your mind; to decide to do something
respectto admire or have a very good opinion of someone
responsiblelooking after the safe keeping of someone or something
restto stop working or playing and be quiet
restauranta place where you can buy and eat food
resultwhatever happens at the end of some action. For example, if you go out without your coat you may catch cold as a result
resumeto take up again, begin again
retailto sell in small quantities
retainto keep in possession, detain, engage
retireto go back, remove from service
retreatto go back or run away from danger
returnto come back again or give something back
revealto show something that is hidden or secret
revengeto get your own back on someone who has hurt or injured you
reversethe opposite; the other way
revoltto rebel against authority
revolutionthe overthrowing of a government by rebels who want another kind of government
revolveto turn around in a circle
revolvera kind of pistol
rewardsomething you get in return for something you have done, such as a prize for winning a race
rhinocerosa large wild animal with very thick skin and one or two horns on its snout
rhyme(say rime) words that have the same sound at the end, like blue. Zoo and shoe
rhythm(say rithm) a regular pattern or beat of music that you can keep time to
ribone of the rounded bones between your shoulders and your waist
ribbona narrow piece of silky or velvety cloth used to make your hair or your clothes look pretty
ricethe seeds of a food plant that grows in hot countries. Rice grains are hard, but become soft when they are cooked
richhaving lots of money
ricka stack or pile of hay
ridto remove entirely
riddlea special kind of question. You have to be clever and try to guess the answer
rideto be carried on a vehicle or an animal
ridersomeone who rides
ridgea long narrow top of a hill between valleys; a narrow raised strip of something
ridiculeto make fun of or laugh at someone
riflea long gun
rightthe opposite of left and the opposite of wrong. The same word also means the correct and proper thing to say or do

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Tenses
The verb shows time by changing its form. These forms are called tenses.