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reverend (often cap.) designating the name of a member of the clergy. [3 definitions]
reverent characterized by, showing, or feeling great respect and awe mingled with love.
reverential characterized by reverence.
reverie a state of daydreaming, reminiscing, or musing. [2 definitions]
revers a folding back of a garment to reveal the facing or lining, as of a lapel. [2 definitions]
reversal an incident or event that causes progress to stop or losses to occur; setback. [3 definitions]
reverse opposite in direction, position, movement, or the like. [15 definitions]
reverse discrimination discrimination against previously favored groups, such as whites, Protestants, or males.
reverse osmosis a method of filtering pure water molecules out of salt water or polluted water by forcing the water through a semipermeable membrane.
reverse transcriptase an enzyme that converts RNA to DNA and is used in making recombinant DNA.
reversible able to be reversed. [4 definitions]
reversion the act or an instance of turning back to a former condition, belief, practice, or the like. [4 definitions]
revert to return to a previous state, practice, belief, or the like. [4 definitions]
revery variant of reverie.
revetment a facing of stone, masonry, or the like to support or protect a wall, embankment, or mound of earth. [2 definitions]
revictual combined form of victual.
review a process of reexamination or reconsideration. [11 definitions]
reviewable combined form of review.
reviewer a person who writes reviews of plays, concerts, films, and the like.
revile to speak about or speak to with hostile insults; disparage or abuse. [2 definitions]
revisal the act of revising; revision.