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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.
rectum the straight section of the large intestine connected to the anus.
recultivate combined form of cultivate.
recumbent lying down; reclining. [4 definitions]
recuperate to recover one's health after an illness. [4 definitions]
recur to occur another time or repeatedly. [3 definitions]
recurrence an act or instance of happening or appearing again or repeatedly. [2 definitions]
recurrent happening or occurring again or repeatedly. [2 definitions]
recurve to bend or curve back or backward, as the ends of certain shooting bows.
recuse to withdraw or attempt to disqualify (oneself or another) as a potential juror or judge because of the possibility of bias or personal interest. [2 definitions]
recycle to treat (discarded items) for reuse or so as to recover reusable materials. [3 definitions]
recycling bin a container used for holding discarded items such as aluminum cans, plastic bottles, and newspapers, which will be collected and eventually recycled.
red any of several colors that resemble the color of blood; the first color on the spectrum. [7 definitions]
redact to make ready for publication; edit, rewrite, or revise. [2 definitions]
red alert a warning of imminent military attack.
red algae any of several varieties of reddish marine plant life that form shrublike masses in deep water.
redbait (sometimes cap.) to accuse (a person or group) of communist sympathies, esp. falsely.
red blood cell a disk-shaped cell, usu. lacking a nucleus, that carries oxygen to the body's tissues; erythrocyte.
red-blooded strong and energetic; virile.
redbreast a bird with a red breast, esp. a robin. [2 definitions]