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ramp a sloping surface connecting two different levels, such as a causeway between two floor levels, or a roadway passing from ground level to an elevated bridge. [7 definitions]
rampage a course of angry, violent, or destructive behavior. [2 definitions]
rampant unrestrained or uncontrollable; unbridled. [5 definitions]
rampart a mound of earth raised to serve as a defensive fortification, often topped with a protective wall. [3 definitions]
rampion a European bellflower with thick white fleshy roots that can be cooked or used raw in salads. [2 definitions]
Rampuri originating in Rampur, a city and region in northeastern India.
ramrod a rod that fits inside the barrel of a gun, used for pushing the charge into it or for cleaning it.
ramshackle poorly constructed or in disrepair; rickety.
ramtil a weedy composite annual, the seeds of which yield an oil used in India for cooking and in the making of soaps.
ran past tense of run.
ranch a large farm, esp. in the western United States, where cattle, horses, or other livestock are raised on a large area of land. [3 definitions]
rancher one who raises cattle, horses, or the like on a ranch or on the open range.
ranchero in the southwestern United States and Mexico, one who owns or works on a ranch; rancher.
ranch house a single-story house with a low roof, often with an attached garage. [2 definitions]
ranching the occupation of raising cattle, sheep, horses or other similar livestock on the open range or on a farm with an extensive area of land.
rancho a ranch.
rancid having an unpleasant odor or taste because of the spoilage of fats or oils; stale. [2 definitions]
rancor bitter, continuing resentment; hatred.
rancorous feeling or showing bitter resentment; hateful.
rand1 in shoemaking, a piece of leather attached to the back of the sole before the heel is put on.
rand2 the chief monetary unit of South Africa, equaling one hundred cents.