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rale

rale
(n.) An adventitious sound, usually of morbid origin, accompanying the normal respiratory sounds. See Rhonchus.

rely

rely
(v. i.) To rest with confidence, as when fully satisfied of the veracity, integrity, or ability of persons, or of the certainty of facts or of evidence; to have confidence; to trust; to depend; -- with on, formerly also with in.

rile

rile
(v. t.) To render turbid or muddy; to stir up; to roil.
(v. t.) To stir up in feelings; to make angry; to vex.

rill

rill
(n.) A very small brook; a streamlet.
(n.) See Rille.
(v. i.) To run a small stream.

role

role
(n.) A part, or character, performed by an actor in a drama; hence, a part of function taken or assumed by any one; as, he has now taken the role of philanthropist.

rolf

rolf
Norse chieftain who became the first duke of Normandy (860-931)

roll

roll
(n.) To cause to revolve by turning over and over; to move by turning on an axis; to impel forward by causing to turn over and over on a supporting surface; as, to roll a wheel, a ball, or a barrel.
(n.) To wrap round on itself; to form into a spherical or cylindrical body by causing to turn over and over; as, to roll a sheet of paper; to roll parchment; to roll clay or putty into a ball.
(n.) To bind or involve by winding, as in a bandage; to inwrap; -- often with up; as, to roll up a parcel.
(n.) To drive or impel forward with an easy motion, as of rolling; as, a river rolls its waters to the ocean.
(n.) To utter copiously, esp. with sounding words; to utter with a deep sound; -- often with forth, or out; as, to roll forth some one's praises; to roll out sentences.
(n.) To press or level with a roller; to spread or form with a roll, roller, or rollers; as, to roll a field; to roll paste; to roll steel rails, etc.
(n.) To move, or cause to be moved, upon, or by means of, rollers or small wheels.
(n.) To beat with rapid, continuous strokes, as a drum; to sound a roll upon.
(n.) To apply (one line or surface) to another without slipping; to bring all the parts of (one line or surface) into successive contact with another, in suck manner that at every instant the parts that have been in contact are equal.
(n.) To turn over in one's mind; to revolve.
(v.) The act of rolling, or state of being rolled; as, the roll of a ball; the roll of waves.
(v.) That which rolls; a roller.
(v.) A heavy cylinder used to break clods.
(v.) One of a set of revolving cylinders, or rollers, between which metal is pressed, formed, or smoothed, as in a rolling mill; as, to pass rails through the rolls.
(v.) That which is rolled up; as, a roll of fat, of wool, paper, cloth, etc.
(v.) A document written on a piece of parchment, paper, or other materials which may be rolled up; a scroll.
(v.) Hence, an official or public document; a register; a record; also, a catalogue; a list.
(v.) A quantity of cloth wound into a cylindrical form; as, a roll of carpeting; a roll of ribbon.
(v.) A cylindrical twist of tobacco.
(v.) A kind of shortened raised biscuit or bread, often rolled or doubled upon itself.
(v.) The oscillating movement of a vessel from side to side, in sea way, as distinguished from the alternate rise and fall of bow and stern called pitching.
(v.) A heavy, reverberatory sound; as, the roll of cannon, or of thunder.
(v.) The uniform beating of a drum with strokes so rapid as scarcely to be distinguished by the ear.
(v.) Part; office; duty; role.
(v. i.) To move, as a curved object may, along a surface by rotation without sliding; to revolve upon an axis; to turn over and over; as, a ball or wheel rolls on the earth; a body rolls on an inclined plane.
(v. i.) To move on wheels; as, the carriage rolls along the street.
(v. i.) To be wound or formed into a cylinder or ball; as, the cloth rolls unevenly; the snow rolls well.
(v. i.) To fall or tumble; -- with over; as, a stream rolls over a precipice.
(v. i.) To perform a periodical revolution; to move onward as with a revolution; as, the rolling year; ages roll away.
(v. i.) To turn; to move circularly.
(v. i.) To move, as waves or billows, with alternate swell and depression.
(v. i.) To incline first to one side, then to the other; to rock; as, there is a great difference in ships about rolling; in a general semse, to be tossed about.
(v. i.) To turn over, or from side to side, while lying down; to wallow; as, a horse rolls.
(v. i.) To spread under a roller or rolling-pin; as, the paste rolls well.
(v. i.) To beat a drum with strokes so rapid that they can scarcely be distinguished by the ear.
(v. i.) To make a loud or heavy rumbling noise; as, the thunder rolls.

rule

rule
(a.) That which is prescribed or laid down as a guide for conduct or action; a governing direction for a specific purpose; an authoritative enactment; a regulation; a prescription; a precept; as, the rules of various societies; the rules governing a school; a rule of etiquette or propriety; the rules of cricket.
(a.) Uniform or established course of things.
(a.) Systematic method or practice; as, my ule is to rise at six o'clock.
(a.) Ordibary course of procedure; usual way; comon state or condition of things; as, it is a rule to which there are many exeptions.
(a.) Conduct in general; behavior.
(a.) The act of ruling; administration of law; government; empire; authority; control.
(a.) An order regulating the practice of the courts, or an order made between parties to an action or a suit.
(a.) A determinate method prescribed for performing any operation and producing a certain result; as, a rule for extracting the cube root.
(a.) A general principle concerning the formation or use of words, or a concise statement thereof; thus, it is a rule in England, that s or es , added to a noun in the singular number, forms the plural of that noun; but "man" forms its plural "men", and is an exception to the rule.
(a.) A straight strip of wood, metal, or the like, which serves as a guide in drawing a straight line; a ruler.
(a.) A measuring instrument consisting of a graduated bar of wood, ivory, metal, or the like, which is usually marked so as to show inches and fractions of an inch, and jointed so that it may be folded compactly.
(a.) A thin plate of metal (usually brass) of the same height as the type, and used for printing lines, as between columns on the same page, or in tabular work.
(a.) A composing rule. See under Conposing.
(n.) To control the will and actions of; to exercise authority or dominion over; to govern; to manage.
(n.) To control or direct by influence, counsel, or persuasion; to guide; -- used chiefly in the passive.
(n.) To establish or settle by, or as by, a rule; to fix by universal or general consent, or by common practice.
(n.) To require or command by rule; to give as a direction or order of court.
(n.) To mark with lines made with a pen, pencil, etc., guided by a rule or ruler; to print or mark with lines by means of a rule or other contrivance effecting a similar result; as, to rule a sheet of paper of a blank book.
(v. i.) To have power or command; to exercise supreme authority; -- often followed by over.
(v. i.) To lay down and settle a rule or order of court; to decide an incidental point; to enter a rule.
(v. i.) To keep within a (certain) range for a time; to be in general, or as a rule; as, prices ruled lower yesterday than the day before.

ruly

ruly
(a.) Orderly; easily restrained; -- opposed to unruly.