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rift
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n. a shallow area in a waterway; break in friendly relations; narrow fissure in a rock
Capello believes there will be no long-term rift between the fans and the Manchester United star.
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rigid
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a. stiff and unyielding; strict; not flexible
Without integration, we are stuck in rigid, inflexible states and face chaotic feelings or thought.
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rigidity
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n. stiffness; the physical property of being stiff and resisting bending
With such a supple, sensitive, and compassionate mind, rigidity is something you need never worry about.
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rigor
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n. strictness or severity, as in temperament, action, or judgment; something hard to endure
Many settlers could not stand the rigor of the New England winters.
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riot
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n. state of disorder involving group violence; rebellion
She said her main fear was that she would become the focus of a riot once people knew she was in prison.
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rip
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v. tear or be torn violently; criticize or abuse forcefully and violently
The candidates rip into their opponents, each other mercilessly.
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roam
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v. wander; ramble; stroll
Sometimes known as Europe's tiger, the continent's only native wild cat does roam Spain, Portugal, and southern France.
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robust
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a. vigorous; full of health and strength; vigorous
Those levels are expected to remain robust this year, said the rating firm, but be somewhat below 2008.
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rod
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n. stick; a long thin implement made of metal or wood
The curtain rod is hung too low and is the wrong color.
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roost
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n. a place, such as a branch of a tree, where birds rest or sleep
I'm surprised that you didn't hear any gobbles from the roost.
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rotation
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n. revolution; an act of rotating as if on an axis
The rotation of the dancer kept time with the music.
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routine
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n. unvarying or habitual method of procedure; occurring at fixed times or predictable intervals
I believe she was happy in her way: this routine sufficed for her.
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rugged
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a. uneven; rough; very difficult
At last, he passed the rugged competitive examination.
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ruin
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n. a destroyed person, object, or building; debris
Thanks to them, a country on the brink of ruin is now stabilizing and showing signs of moving forward.
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rumble
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v. utter or emit low dull sounds; move or proceed with a deep, long, rolling sound
If you've ever stood on Park Avenue, Manhattan, and felt a subway train rumble by underfoot, you know what a typical quake feels like.
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rustic
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a. typical of country life or country people; awkwardly simple and provincial; lacking refinement or elegance
Schulz says the team of researchers will spend weeks living and working in rustic conditions in the Mexican village.
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rustproof
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a. treated against rusting; resistant to rust, oxidation, and corrosion
It was made of rustproof alloy.
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saline
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a. salty; containing salt; of or relating to chemical salts
You can purchase a saline solution in the drug store.
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sample
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n. a small part of something intended as representative of the whole
The World Health Organization says there is no guarantee that every virus sample can be traced and destroyed.
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sap
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n. the liquid that carries food to all parts of a plant; essential bodily fluid
You can also take pine sap from a pine tree to burn for a while.
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