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resurrection plant any of several plants, such as the rose of Jericho, that curl up during dry periods and expand and become green again when they get water.
resurvey combined form of survey.
resuscitate to bring back to life or consciousness; revive.
resuscitator a person or thing that brings back to life or consciousness. [2 definitions]
resynthesis combined form of synthesis.
resynthesize combined form of synthesize.
resystematize combined form of systematize.
ret to moisten or soak (flax or hemp) in water in order to separate the fibers.
ret. abbreviation of "retired," having ceased work or active service.
retablo a decorative painting on a vertical panel or area of wall behind an altar. [2 definitions]
retackle combined form of tackle.
retail the sale of items to those who will use them rather than resell them. (Cf. wholesale.) [6 definitions]
retailer a person or business or who sells goods directly to the public.
retain to maintain possession or use of. [4 definitions]
retainer1 a domestic servant or household employee. [2 definitions]
retainer2 a fee paid in advance to obtain professional advice, esp. legal advice.
retaining wall a wall that is built to hold a mass of earth or water in place.
retake to take back again; repossess; recapture. [5 definitions]
retaliate to strike back; take revenge. [2 definitions]
retaliation the act of striking back or taking revenge.
retard to cause (growth, development, or the like) to be slow or incomplete; stunt. [3 definitions]