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ridge a long, narrow, raised section, area, or edge, such as the top of a sloping roof or the crest of a hill. [5 definitions]
ridgepole the horizontal beam or timber along the top of a sloping roof. [2 definitions]
ridicule language or actions that make unkind fun of someone or something; mockery; derision. [2 definitions]
ridiculous causing or deserving ridicule; silly, absurd, or preposterous; laughable.
riding an act or instance of taking or having a ride, esp. on horseback. [3 definitions]
riding school a school providing instruction in horseback riding.
riel the chief monetary unit of Cambodia, equaling one hundred sen.
Riesling a dry or sweet aromatic white wine. [2 definitions]
rife common or frequent; widespread. [3 definitions]
riff a short melodic or rhythmic phrase, often repeated, esp. as an accompaniment for a jazz soloist.
riffle a shoal or shallow in a stream, or the ripples of water flowing over it. [5 definitions]
riffraff persons considered to be worthless or disreputable; rabble.
rifle1 a firearm with a long barrel having spiral grooves inside designed to increase the accuracy of a shot. [4 definitions]
rifle2 to search thoroughly in order to rob.
rifleman a person who uses or is skillful with a rifle. [2 definitions]
rifle range an area for target practice with a rifle. [2 definitions]
riflery the practice or skill of marksmanship with rifles.
rifling1 spiral grooves that are cut onto the inner surface of a gun barrel, pipe, or similar object.
rifling2 the act or process of searching thoroughly in order to rob; plundering.
rift a crack or fissure made by breaking, splitting, or separating. [4 definitions]
rig to equip or prepare for use, as by attaching sails and ropes to (a boat or ship). [10 definitions]