Oct 28, 2017

TOEFL vocabulary: Radiate-Rapture (Part III) 2 of 9

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    • 363. Radiate
      R. A. D. I. A. T. E. — Emmitt. Exude. Give off.
      For example.
      ⇢      The sun radiates heat and light.

      • 364. Rampant
        R. A. M. P. A. N. T. — Out of control. Widespread.
        The antonym for rampant is contained.
        Listen to its usage in this sentence.
        ⇢      Violence is rampant in our school systems.

        • 365. Rancor
          R. A. N. C. O. R. — Resentment. Bitterness. Spite.
          The following sentence illustrates its usage.
          ⇢      The unfair settlement filled the workers with rancor.

          • 366. Random
            R. A. N. D. O. M. — Chance. Accidental.
            The antonym of random is deliberate.
            Note how the word is used in this sentence.
            ⇢      Contestants will be selected from the audience by random.

            • 367. Ravish
              R. A. V. I. S. H. — To rape or force somebody into sex.
              For example.
              ⇢      The king ravished the slave woman whenever he wanted.

              • 368. React
                R. E. A. C. T. — Respond. Counter.
                Listen to its usage in this sentence.
                ⇢      He was always quick to react in a crisis.

                • 369. Recede
                  R. E. C. E. D. E. — Move away. Retreat.
                  The antonym for recede is to advance.
                  The following sentence illustrates its usage.
                  ⇢      His hairline began to recede when he was in his thirties and by the time he was 40 he was completely bald.

                  • 370. Receive
                    R. E. C. E. I. V. E. — Get. Obtain. Accept.
                    The antonym for receive is to give.
                    Note how the word is used in this sentence.
                    ⇢      Once you receive your diploma you are an official graduate of the university.

                    • 371. Recess
                      R. E. C. E. S. S. — Nook. Indentation. Niche.
                      The following sentence illustrates its usage.
                      ⇢      There is a small recess in the castle wall.

                      • 372. Reciprocate
                        R. E. C. I. P. R. O. C. A. T. E. — Give back. Respond.
                        For example.
                        ⇢      I always invited her to dinner but she never reciprocated.

                        • 373. Recognize
                          R. E. C. O. G. N. I. Z. E. — Acknowledge. Appreciate.
                          Listen to its usage in this sentence.
                          ⇢      The superintendent was recognized for his many years of service.

                          • 374. Recount
                            R. E. C. O. U. N. T. Tell. — Narrate.
                            Note how the word is used in this sentence.
                            ⇢      Each time she recounted the story she added more details to make it funnier.

                            • 375. Recruit
                              R. E. C. R. U. I. T. — Enlist. Employ. Enroll.
                              The antonym for recruit is to lay off or expel.
                              The following sentence illustrates its usage.
                              ⇢      College coaches often visit high school football games in hopes of recruiting top players.

                              • 376. Redundant
                                R. E. D. U. N. D. A. N. T. — Surplus. Superfluous. Repetitive.
                                The antonym for redundant is necessary.
                                For example.
                                ⇢      It is redundant have both a security guard and an electric fence.

                                • 377. Regimen
                                  R. E. G. I. M. E. N. — Routine. Regime. Procedure.
                                  Note how the word is used in this sentence.
                                  ⇢      Morning beauty regimen was something she looked forward to.

                                  • 378. Rehabilitate
                                    R. E. H. A. B. I. L. I. T. A. T. E. — Retrain. Recover. Repair.
                                    Listen to its usage in this sentence.
                                    ⇢      In an effort to rehabilitate criminals they will be sent to educational and psychological counselors.

                                    • 379. Reject
                                      R. E. J. E. C. T. — Refuse. Decline. Deny.
                                      The antonym for reject is accept.
                                      The following sentence illustrates its usage.
                                      ⇢      The buyer rejected the first offer but accepted our second one.

                                      • 380. Reminiscence
                                        R. E. M. I. N. I. S. C. E. N. C. E. — Nostalgia. Recollection.
                                        For example.
                                        ⇢      The entire movie is a woman’s reminiscence of her voyage on the Titanic.

                                        • 381. Repel
                                          R. E. P. E. L. — Keep away. Prevent. Fend off.
                                          The antonym for repel is attract.
                                          Listen to its usage in this sentence.
                                          ⇢      The special candles are supposed to repel mosquitoes.

                                          • 382. Replenish
                                            R. E. P. L. E. N. I. S. H. — Refill. Refresh.
                                            The antonym for replenish is deplete.
                                            Note how the word is used in this sentence.
                                            ⇢      You should drink water to replenish fluids when you exercise in the heat.

                                            • 383. Repudiate
                                              R. E. P. U. D. I. A. T. E. — Reject. Disclaim. Deny.
                                              The antonym for repudiate is acknowledge.
                                              For example.
                                              ⇢      The scientist repudiated the claims made by the drug company.

                                              • 384. Resolute
                                                R. E. S. O. L. U. T. E. — Firm. Steadfast. Unyielding.
                                                The antonym for resolute is irresolute.
                                                The following sentence illustrates its usage.
                                                ⇢      He was so resolute in his beliefs that no one could change his mind.

                                                • 385. Respiration
                                                  R. E. S. P. I. R. A. T. I. O. N. — Breathing. Oxidation.
                                                  Listen to its usage in this sentence.
                                                  ⇢      Her respiration was shallow before the surgery. But afterwards she could breathe freely again.

                                                  • 386. Restrain
                                                    R. E. S. T. R. A. I. N. — Contain. Curb. Restrict.
                                                    The antonym for restrain is to encourage.
                                                    For example.
                                                    ⇢      You must restrain from scratching your rash or it will become infected.

                                                    • 387. Resume
                                                      R. E. S. U. M. E. — Return to. Begin again.
                                                      The antonym for resume is to stop.
                                                      The following sentence illustrates its usage.
                                                      ⇢      The performance resumed after a short intermission.

                                                      • 388. Resurrect
                                                        R. E. S. U. R. R. E. C. T. — Restart. Revive.
                                                        The antonym for resurrect is kill.
                                                        Listen to its usage in this sentence.
                                                        ⇢      The congresswoman resurrected the bill and this time it passed.

                                                        • 389. Resuscitate
                                                          R. E. S. U. S. C. I. T. A. T. E. — Revive. Save.
                                                          Note how the word is used in this sentence.
                                                          ⇢      He stopped breathing but the medic was able to resuscitate him.

                                                          • 390 Retain
                                                            R. E. T. A. I. N. — Keep. Hold.
                                                            For example.
                                                            ⇢      Even though I read the text book every night I have trouble retaining the information.

                                                            • 391. Retaliate
                                                              R. E. T. A. L. I. A. T. E. — Fight back. Respond.
                                                              The following sentence illustrates its usage.
                                                              ⇢      She was afraid to testify against the mobster she feared he would retaliate by harming her or her family.

                                                              • 392. Retard
                                                                R. E. T. A. R. D. — Hold back. Delay. Slow down.
                                                                The antonym for retard is speed up.
                                                                Listen to its usage in this sentence.
                                                                ⇢      The storm retarded the army’s progress.

                                                                • 393. Revenue
                                                                  R. E. V. E. N. U. E. — Income. Profits.
                                                                  Note how the word is used in this sentence.
                                                                        Revenues from the sale of the painting will be donated to charity.

                                                                  • 394. Revert
                                                                    R. E. V. E. R. T. — Relapse. Go back to. Regress.
                                                                    For example.
                                                                    ⇢      I thought you had changed but I see you have reverted to your old habits.

                                                                    • 395. Revive
                                                                      R. E. V. I. V. E. — Revitalize. Resuscitate. Breathe life into.
                                                                      The antonym of revive is kill.
                                                                      ⇢      The mayor hopes the new shopping center will revive the downtown area.

                                                                      • 396. Revolt
                                                                        R. E. V. O. L. T. — Rebel. Rise up against. Mutiny.
                                                                        The antonym of revolt is to accept.
                                                                        ⇢      The peasants revolted against the unfair ruler.

                                                                        • 397. Revolution
                                                                          R. E. V. O. L. U. T. I. O. N. — This word has two meanings.
                                                                          1. Revolution can mean a rebellion or revolt.
                                                                          For example.
                                                                          ⇢      The freedom fighters will lead a revolution in that country.

                                                                          2. Revolution can also mean a rotation or turn.
                                                                          For example.
                                                                          ⇢      It takes one year for the earth to complete its revolution around the sun.

                                                                          • 398. Rickety
                                                                            R. I. C. E. K. E. T. Y. — Unstable. Wobbly. Shaky.
                                                                            The antonym for rickety is firm.
                                                                            Listen to its usage in this sentence.
                                                                            ⇢      The rickety chair collapsed when Goldilocks sat on it.

                                                                            • 399. Riddance
                                                                              R. I. D. D. A. N. C. E. — Removal. Taking away. Purging.
                                                                              Note how the word is used in this sentence.
                                                                              ⇢      There will be no progress without riddance of internal dissent.

                                                                              • 400. Rummage
                                                                                R. U. M. M. A. G. E. — Ransack. Sort through.
                                                                                The following sentence illustrates its usage.
                                                                                ⇢      She rummaged through her closet looking for something clean to where.

                                                                                • 401. Rupture
                                                                                  R. U. P. T. U. R. E. — Break. Crack. Rip apart.
                                                                                  For example.
                                                                                  ⇢      Unfortunately the car accident ruptured several of his internal organs.

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