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influencing or applying to a period prior to enactment (a retroactive pay increase)

one who attempts to equal or surpass another or who pursues the same object as another; a competitor; one that equals or almost equals another in a particular.respect
attributive.often used to modify another noun (rival companies, rival products, rival teams, rival schools)
rival, rivaled, rivaling, rivals.verbs
transitive verb sense.to attempt to equal or surpass; to be the equal of; match
intransitive verb sense.to be a competitor or rival; compete
the act of competing or emulating; the state or condition of being a rival

revoke, revoked, revoking, revokes.verbs
transitive use-to void or annul by recalling, withdrawing or reversing (her license was revoked)
intransitive use-Games:.to fail to follow suit in cards when required and able to do so
revoke.noun-Games:.failure to follow suit in a card game
that can be revoked (a revocable government; a revocable act of parliament)

customary, usual or normal (the train's regular schedule; a regular guy)
a dependable, loyal person (one of the regulars at each meeting); a habitual customer; a clothing size designed for persons of average height

one that is playfully mischievous; an unscrupulous, dishonest person; a scoundrel
rascal, rascally.adjectives

a ruse is an action or plan which is intended to deceive someone in order to get unfair.advantage (it is now clear that this was a ruse to divide them and cause loss); a crafty.stratagem; a subterfuge; artifice; a clever.trick.used to deceive someone

the state of being.transported by a lofty.emotion; ecstasy; an expression of ecstatic.feeling
rapture, raptured, rapturing, raptures.transitive verbs
to enrapture
with great attention (the children listened raptly to stories about fascinating trips)
deeply moved or delighted; enraptured (listened to the speaker with rapt admiration); deeply absorbed; engrossed (was rapt in thought all evening)

remunerate, remunerated, remunerating, remunerates.transitive verbs
to pay a person a suitable.equivalent in return for goods provided, services rendered or losses incurred; recompense; to compensate for; a reward for (remunerate his efforts)
remunerability, remunerator.nouns
the act of remunerating; something, such as a payment, that remunerates

something given, such as money received in recompense for worthy behavior; retribution for evil acts (because we reap what we sow, humans are rewarded accordingly)
reward, rewarded, rewarding, rewards.transitive verbs
to give a reward to or for; to satisfy or gratify

something that has survived the passage of time, especially an object or a custom whose original culture has disappeared (the Inquisition almost made a relic of Christianity); something cherished for its age or historic interest; an object kept for its association with the past (a museum filled with relics); a memento
a receptacle, such as a coffer or shrine, for keeping or displaying sacred.relics

capable of or qualified for receiving; ready or willing to receive favorably (receptive to the advice asked for)

in physiology, a specialized.cell or group of nerve endings that responds to sensory.stimuli; in biochemistry, a molecular.structure or site on the surface or interior of a cell that binds with substances such as hormones, antigens or neurotransmitters

the act or process of receiving or of being received; a welcome, greeting or acceptance (we had a friendly reception at the new neighbours home); a social function, especially one intended to provide a welcome or greeting (a wedding reception); mental approval or acceptance (the reception of a new theory)
Electronics:.conversion of transmitted radio waves or electric signals into perceptible forms, such as sound or light, by means of antennas and electronic equipment; the condition or quality of the waves or signals so received (even an inexpensive radio can have good reception)

a swift, witty.reply; conversation.marked by the exchange of witty retorts; wit

functioning as a receiver
one that receives

recommend, recommended, recommending, recommends.verbs
transitive verb sense.to praise or commend one to another as being worthy or desirable; endorse.(recommended him for the job; recommended a sedan instead of a station wagon); to make attractive or acceptable (honesty recommends anyone); to advise or counsel.(she recommended what seemed like the most helpful and accommodating solution, but she was wrong, having been brainwashed by lies)
intransitive verb sense.to give advice or counsel
the act of recommending; something that recommends (we took the deadly risk of being vaccinated based on the health department's recommendation and our son died); a course of action that is recommended; advice

what is given.in exchange for another as the price of his redemption; the release of property or an indvidual in return for payment of a demanded price; the price or payment demanded or paid for such release; a sum of, usually money, demanded of someone for return of something the one doing the demanding had stolen from him or her
Theology:.in theology, a redemption from sin and its consequences; to deliver from sin and its consequences; to buy back
ransom, ransomed, ransoming, ransoms.transitive verbs
to obtain the release of by paying a certain price; to release after receiving such a payment:.Titus 2:14

in electricity, opposition to the flow of alternating current caused by the inductance and capacitance in a circuit rather than by resistance

a response to a stimulus; the state resulting from such a response; a reverse or opposing action; a tendency to revert to a former state
Physics: an equal and opposite force exerted by a body against a force acting upon it
react, reacted, reacting, reacts.intransitive verbs
"To react is a habit, to respond, you have to think."....from Bob Proctor's video on.11 Forgotten Laws; something that occurs in response to something else (classical music often causes a stimulating reaction); to act in response to or under the influence of a stimulus or prompting (reacted strongly to hot peppers); to act reciprocally or in return
tending to be responsive or to react to a stimulus; characterized by reaction; in chemistry and physics, tending to participate readily in reactions

reactivate, reactivated, reactivating, reactivates.transitive verbs
to make active.again; to restore the ability to function or the effectiveness of

affected with or having experienced revulsion
a sudden, strong change or reaction in feeling, especially a feeling of violent.disgust or loathing; a withdrawing or turning away from something

reinforce, reinforced, reinforcing, reinforces.transitive verbs
to give more force or effectiveness to; strengthen (the good news reinforced her hopes; strengthened by adding extra support or material

an attempt or a tendency to explain complex.phenomena or structures by relatively simple principles, as by asserting that life processes or mental acts are instances of chemical and physical laws

of or relating to reduction; relating to, being an instance of or exhibiting reductionism; relating to or being an instance of reductivism

reductivism, reductivist.nouns

correspondence of terminal sounds of words or of lines of verse; a poem or verse having a regular correspondence of sounds, especially at the ends of lines; poetry or verse of this kind; a word that corresponds with another in terminal sound, as behold and cold
rhymed.also.rimed, rhyming, riming, rhymes,rimes.verbs
intransitive verb use.to form a rhyme; to compose rhymes or verse; to make use of rhymes in composing verse
transitive verb use.to put into rhyme or compose with rhymes; to use (a word or words) as a rhyme

in a correct.manner; with honesty; justly; properly (living rightly keeps one out of most negatives:.Romans 13:14)

right, righter, rightest.adjectives
correct in thinking and action because of Romans 13:10; accurate; conforming with or conformable to justice, law or morality (doing the right thing according to concern for all); in accordance with the desire of all humans for good; in accordance with fact, reason or truth; correct (the right answer); fitting, proper or appropriate (it is not right to leave the party without saying goodbye); most favorable, desirable or convenient (the right time to act); in or into a satisfactory state or condition (put things right); intended to be worn or positioned facing outward or toward an observer (the right side of the dress; made sure that the right side of the fabric was visible); of, belonging to, located on or being the side of the body to the south when the subject is facing east; of, relating to, directed toward or located on the right side; located on the right side of a person facing downstream (the right bank of a river); of or belonging to what is called the political or intellectual, the so-called conservative side of public policies, as compared to the left, being the liberal side which is often only liberal for the few making the rules apart from public will of the benefit for all
something that comes with what the good kind Creator of all that is has made (we breath air and it's a right of living creations of God to have it clean for sustenance of life; land for creations of God is a right of existence, but policies of greed deprive men and women of this right unless they pay those who have stolen it to sell back to those who owned it in the first place); something that is inherent with a man or woman and child (the unalienable rights of all living souls in life on Earth, guaranteed with laws of the Creator, called Natural Law. Learn your rights where you live.

"Certain rights can never be granted to the government, but must be kept in the hands of the people."; a right is that which is just, morally good, proper or fitting; a right is also the direction or position on the right side (the right side; the right hand). 
the right wing. People and groups who advocate the adoption of conservative or reactionary measures, especially in government and politics, are called right wing.

"You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing you think you cannot do."....Eleanor Roosevelt, wife of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, she was an outspoken advocate of human rights. Her written works include This I Remember, published 1949; another quote of hers, a humorous one and, another one)
toward or on the right; in a straight line; directly (went right to school); in the proper or desired manner; well (the fits right); exactly; just (the accident happened right over there); immediately (called me right after dinner); completely; quite (the icy wind blew right through the coat); accurately; correctly (answered the question right); considerably; very (they have a right nice place); used as an intensive (kept right on going); used in titles (the Right Reverend Jane Smith)

right, righted, righting, rights.verbs
transitive verb use.to put in or restore to an upright or proper position (they righted their boat); to put in order or set right; correct (measures designed to right generations of unfair labor practices); you make reparation or amends for; redress (right a wrong)
intransitive verb use.to regain an upright or proper position
by rights.idiom
in a just or proper.manner; justly
in one's own right.idiom
through the force of one's own skills or qualifications
right and left.idiom
from all directions or on every side (criticism coming right and left; questions raised from right and left)
right away.adverb
without.delay or hesitation; with no time intervening; at once; at.present; immediately; words came together and into use in 1749 A.D.
right well.idiom
to rights.idiom
in a satisfactory or orderly condition (set the place to rights)