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Reconnaissance

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Meaning
Survey of enemy by soldiers; reconnoitering; v. Reconnoiter: make a preliminary inspection of (esp. To gather military information)

Synonyms:
Scrutiny, Dissection, Inquisition, Perlustration

Antonyms:
Abstention, Disregard

Reconnaissance
Reconcile

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Make friendly again (after quarrel); make consistent (two ideas in opposition); correct inconsistencies

Synonyms:
Attune, Accommodate, Conform, Key

Antonyms:
Disharmonize, Discord

Reconcile
Recidivism

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Habitual return to crime (even after being punished); n. Recidivist

Synonyms:
Retrogradation, Backsliding, Decadence, Declension

Antonyms:
Ascent, Betterment

Recidivism
Recapitulate

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Summarize

Synonyms:
Reiterate, Rephrase, Colligate, Epitomize

Antonyms:
 disperse, Scatter

Recapitulate
Rebus

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Representation of words in the form of pictures or symbols; puzzle in which pictures or letters stand for words; ex. “r u 18” is a rebus for “are you 18”.

Synonyms:
Enigma, Mindboggler, Riddle, Rune

Antonyms:
Known, Understanding

Rebus
Ravel

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Fall apart into tangles; entangle; unravel or untwist

Synonyms:
Disentagle, Untwine, Unsnarl, Loosen

Antonyms:
Tangle, Wind

Ravel
Ratiocination

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Reasoning; act of drawing conclusions from premises; v. Ratiocinate: reason logically

Synonyms:
Argumentation, Coherence, Dialectic, Induction

Antonyms:
Backballing, Ostracize

Ratiocination
Ratify

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Meaning
Approve formally; confirm; verify

Synonyms:
Affiliate, Embrace, Endorse, Seize

Antonyms:
Disown, repudiate

Ratify
Raspy

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Making a harsh noise; grating; harsh

Synonyms:
Choleric, Cross, Irascible, Petulant

Antonyms:
Chuffed, Tickled

Raspy
Rarefied

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Made less dense (of a gas); v. Rarefy: make less dense

Synonyms:
Esotric, Exhalted, Elevated, Cliquish

Antonyms:
Commonplace, Household

Rarefied