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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.
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]
redbrick designating any British university or college other than Oxford or Cambridge.
redbud any of several small trees or shrubs that bear small budlike pink flowers before the leaves appear.
redcap a baggage porter, esp. in a railway station.
red carpet a red strip of carpet rolled out for visiting dignitaries. [2 definitions]
red cedar either of two types of evergreen tree with red wood, one of the eastern United States and one of the west. [2 definitions]
red cent (informal) a penny as a symbol of insignificance.
redcoat a British soldier in colonial America, esp. during the American Revolution.
Red Cross an international organization devoted to providing medical care during war and natural disasters.