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raptorial preying upon other animals; predatory. [3 definitions]
rapture extreme joy; ecstasy; bliss. [2 definitions]
rapture of the deep the early stage of nitrogen narcosis, a condition experienced by deep-sea divers under increased air pressure that resembles the sensation of intoxication.
rapturous feeling or showing great joy or ecstasy; blissful.
rara avis (Latin) rare bird; a rare, special, or unique person or thing.
rare1 happening or being found very infrequently; uncommon. [4 definitions]
rare2 of meat, cooked briefly to retain juices and redness in the interior.
rarebit see "Welsh rabbit."
rare earth any oxide of a rare-earth metal. [2 definitions]
rare-earth metal any of the series of chemical elements, all metals, that have from fifty-seven to seventy-one protons per atom; lanthanide series.
rarefied belonging to a relatively small or select group. [3 definitions]
rarefy to make purer; refine. [4 definitions]
rarely infrequently; seldom. [3 definitions]
rarity something that is rare or unusual. [4 definitions]
rascal one who is unscrupulous or dishonest; villain; scoundrel. [2 definitions]
rascality mischievous behavior or character. [2 definitions]
rascally resembling or characteristic of a rascal; knavish; mischievous. [2 definitions]
rase to rub out; erase. [2 definitions]
rash1 reckless, ill-considered, or hasty. [2 definitions]
rash2 an eruption of the skin, often accompanied by inflammation or blisters. [2 definitions]
rasher a thin slice, or a serving of thin slices, of bacon or ham.