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rationalize-verb
inflected form(s)-rationalized; rationalizing
transitive senses-to attribute (one's actions) to rational and creditable motives without analysis of true and especially unconscious motives (rationalized his dislike of his brother); to bring into accord with reason or cause something to seem reasonable; to substitute a natural for a supernatural explanation of (rationalize a myth); to apply the principles of scientific management to (as an industry or its operations) for a desired result (as increased efficiency); to devise self satisfying but incorrect reasons for one's actions (behavior)
intransitive senses-to provide plausible but untrue reasons for conduct 
rationalization, rationalizer-nouns
rationalizable-adjective

redundancy-noun
inflected form(s)-plural-redundancies
the quality or state of being redundant; superfluity; the use of redundant components; superfluous-repetition; prolixity; an act or instance of needless repetition 
redundant-adjective
exceeding what is necessary or normal; superfluous; characterized by or containing an excess (specifically: using more words than necessary); characterized by similarity or repetition (a group of particularly redundant brick buildings); serving as a duplicate for preventing failure of an entire system (as a spacecraft) upon failure of a single component 
redundantly-adverb

religion-noun
a personal set or institutionalized system of religious attitudes, beliefs, and practices with scrupulous conformity; a cause, a principle, or an activity pursued with zeal or conscientious devotion; belief in and reverence for a supernatural power or powers regarded as creator and governor of the universe; a personal or institutionalized system grounded in such belief and worship; a set of beliefs, values, and practices based on the teachings of a spiritual leader;  
religionism-excessive or affected religious zeal
religionist-noun
religionless-adjective

recursive-adjective
of, relating to, or involving recursion (a recursive function in a computer program); of, relating to, or constituting a procedure that can repeat itself indefinitely (a recursive rule in a grammar) 
recursively-adverb
recursiveness-noun

rebuke-transitive verb
to address in sharp and severe disapproval 
rebuke-noun
a sharp reprimand

reconcile-transitive verb
to reestablish a close relationship between; to settle or resolve; to bring (oneself) to accept (he finally reconciled himself to the change in management); to make compatible or consistent
intransitive verb-to reestablish a close relationship; to become compatible or consistent (the figures would not reconcile); to make friendly again 
reconcilability-noun
the condition of being reconcilable 
reconcilably-adverb
in a reconcilable manner 
reconcilable-adjective
that can be reconciled 
reconcilement, reconciler, reconciliation-nouns
a reconciling or being reconciled 
reconciliatory-adjective
tending to reconcile 

refute-transitive verb
to prove an argument or statement to be wrong 
refutable-adjective
refutably-adverb
refutal, refutation-nouns
something that refutes as an argument
synonym-disprove

reluctance, reluctancy-nouns
a feeling of not wanting to do or agree to something due to irresolution or distaste 
reluctant-adjective
unwilling; opposed in mind; marked by unwillingness 
reluct-intransitive verb
to offer opposition; to struggle against 

render-transitive verb
to represent; depict; to express in other words; submit for approval or consideration; to give up (rendered the fat from bacon); the explanation he rendered was at odds with the facts
render-verb
inflected form(s)-rendered; rendering
transitive senses-to transmit to another; deliver; give up; yield; to furnish for consideration, approval, or information; to give in return or retribution; give back, restore; reflect, echo; to give in acknowledgment of; impart; to reproduce or represent by artistic or verbal means
intransitive sense-to give recompense 
renderable-adjective
renderer-noun

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