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recreation the act or process of engaging in a relaxing or agreeable pastime. [2 definitions]
re-creation the act or process of creating afresh. [2 definitions]
recreational vehicle a vehicle that is equipped with living quarters and is used for leisure travel.
recreation room a room or hall, as in a camp, school, or residential institution, that is used for recreational or social activities; rec room.
recriminate to react to an accusation with a countercharge. [2 definitions]
recrimination an accusation made in response to being accused by another, or the act of countering one accusation with another.
recross combined form of cross.
recrudesce to become active again or break out anew, as a disease or harmful condition.
recruit a soldier recently drafted or enlisted into the armed forces. [6 definitions]
recruitment the act or process of recruiting.
rectal of or relating to the rectum.
rectangle a geometric plane figure with four sides, four right angles, and opposite sides parallel.
rectangular having the shape of a rectangle. [3 definitions]
recti- right; straight.
rectifier an electrical device, such as a vacuum tube, that converts alternating current to direct current. [2 definitions]
rectify to put right or correct (a bad situation, injustice, or the like); remedy. [4 definitions]
rectilinear made of, moving in, or containing straight lines.
rectitude moral or ethical propriety; uprightness. [3 definitions]
recto the side of a book page that is bound on its left edge; right-hand page (Cf. verso.)
rector a clergyman in charge of an ecclesiastical unit such as a parish, college, religious house, or other congregation.
rectory the residence of a rector.