rebuff

reject (someone or something) in an abrupt or ungracious manner

reception

the way in which a person or group of people reacts to someone or something

recourse

a source of help in a difficult situation

recur

occur again, periodically, or repeatedly

relinquish

voluntarily cease to keep or claim; give up

renounce

formally declare one’s abandonment of (a claim, right, or possession)

renown

the condition of being known or talked about by many people; fame

resilient

(of a person or animal) able to withstand or recover quickly from difficult conditions

response

a reaction to something

revenue

income, especially when of a company or organization and of a substantial nature

rubble

waste or rough fragments of stone, brick, concrete, etc., especially as the debris from the demolition of buildings

rudimentary

involving or limited to basic principles

rue

bitterly regret (something one has done or allowed to happen)

sage

having, showing, or indicating profound wisdom

sedative

promoting calm or inducing sleep

serene

calm, peaceful, and untroubled; tranquil

servile

having or showing an excessive willingness to serve or please others

shackle

restrain; limit

significant

sufficiently great or important to be worthy of attention; noteworthy

similar

resembling without being identical

simultaneous

occurring, operating, or done at the same time

sleek

(of an object) having an elegant, streamlined shape or design

source

a place, person, or thing from which something comes or can be obtained

sovereign

possessing supreme or ultimate power

specific

clearly defined or identified

sporadic

occurring at irregular intervals or only in a few places

stamina

the ability to sustain prolonged physical or mental effort

stance

the attitude of a person or organization toward something

staple

a main or important element of something, especially of a diet

stint

a person’s fixed or allotted period of work

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