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rase

rase
(n.) A scratching out, or erasure.
(n.) A slight wound; a scratch.
(n.) A way of measuring in which the commodity measured was made even with the top of the measuring vessel by rasing, or striking off, all that was above it.
(v. i.) To be leveled with the ground; to fall; to suffer overthrow.
(v. t.) To rub along the surface of; to graze.
(v. t.) To rub or scratch out; to erase.
(v. t.) To level with the ground; to overthrow; to destroy; to raze.

rash

rash
(n.) A fine eruption or efflorescence on the body, with little or no elevation.
(n.) An inferior kind of silk, or mixture of silk and worsted.
(superl.) Sudden in action; quick; hasty.
(superl.) Requiring sudden action; pressing; urgent.
(superl.) Esp., overhasty in counsel or action; precipitate; resolving or entering on a project or measure without due deliberation and caution; opposed to prudent; said of persons; as, a rash statesman or commander.
(superl.) Uttered or undertaken with too much haste or too little reflection; as, rash words; rash measures.
(superl.) So dry as to fall out of the ear with handling, as corn.
(v. t.) To pull off or pluck violently.
(v. t.) To slash; to hack; to cut; to slice.
(v. t.) To prepare with haste.

rask

rask
Danish philologist whose work on Old Norse pioneered in the field of comparative linguistics (1787-1832)

rasp

rasp
(v.) A coarse file, on which the cutting prominences are distinct points raised by the oblique stroke of a sharp punch, instead of lines raised by a chisel, as on the true file.
(v.) The raspberry.
(v. t.) To rub or file with a rasp; to rub or grate with a rough file; as, to rasp wood to make it smooth; to rasp bones to powder.
(v. t.) Hence, figuratively: To grate harshly upon; to offend by coarse or rough treatment or language; as, some sounds rasp the ear; his insults rasped my temper.

rest

rest
(n.) A state of quiet or repose; a cessation from motion or labor; tranquillity; as, rest from mental exertion; rest of body or mind.
(n.) Hence, freedom from everything which wearies or disturbs; peace; security.
(n.) Sleep; slumber; hence, poetically, death.
(n.) That on which anything rests or leans for support; as, a rest in a lathe, for supporting the cutting tool or steadying the work.
(n.) A projection from the right side of the cuirass, serving to support the lance.
(n.) A place where one may rest, either temporarily, as in an inn, or permanently, as, in an abode.
(n.) A short pause in reading verse; a c/sura.
(n.) The striking of a balance at regular intervals in a running account.
(n.) A set or game at tennis.
(n.) Silence in music or in one of its parts; the name of the character that stands for such silence. They are named as notes are, whole, half, quarter,etc.
(n.) To cease from action or motion, especially from action which has caused weariness; to desist from labor or exertion.
(n.) To be free from whanever wearies or disturbs; to be quiet or still.
(n.) To lie; to repose; to recline; to lan; as, to rest on a couch.
(n.) To stand firm; to be fixed; to be supported; as, a column rests on its pedestal.
(n.) To sleep; to slumber; hence, poetically, to be dead.
(n.) To lean in confidence; to trust; to rely; to repose without anxiety; as, to rest on a man's promise.
(n.) To be satisfied; to acquiesce.
(n.) That which is left, or which remains after the separation of a part, either in fact or in contemplation; remainder; residue.
(n.) Those not included in a proposition or description; the remainder; others.
(n.) A surplus held as a reserved fund by a bank to equalize its dividends, etc.; in the Bank of England, the balance of assets above liabilities.
(v. i.) To be left; to remain; to continue to be.
(v. t.) To arrest.
(v. t.) To lay or place at rest; to quiet.
(v. t.) To place, as on a support; to cause to lean.

rise

rise
(n.) The act of rising, or the state of being risen.
(n.) The distance through which anything rises; as, the rise of the thermometer was ten degrees; the rise of the river was six feet; the rise of an arch or of a step.
(n.) Land which is somewhat higher than the rest; as, the house stood on a rise of land.
(n.) Spring; source; origin; as, the rise of a stream.
(n.) Appearance above the horizon; as, the rise of the sun or of a planet.
(n.) Increase; advance; augmentation, as of price, value, rank, property, fame, and the like.
(n.) Increase of sound; a swelling of the voice.
(n.) Elevation or ascent of the voice; upward change of key; as, a rise of a tone or semitone.
(n.) The spring of a fish to seize food (as a fly) near the surface of the water.
(v.) To move from a lower position to a higher; to ascend; to mount up. Specifically: -- (a) To go upward by walking, climbing, flying, or any other voluntary motion; as, a bird rises in the air; a fish rises to the bait.
(v.) To ascend or float in a fluid, as gases or vapors in air, cork in water, and the like.
(v.) To move upward under the influence of a projecting force; as, a bullet rises in the air.
(v.) To grow upward; to attain a certain height; as, this elm rises to the height of seventy feet.
(v.) To reach a higher level by increase of quantity or bulk; to swell; as, a river rises in its bed; the mercury rises in the thermometer.
(v.) To become erect; to assume an upright position; as, to rise from a chair or from a fall.
(v.) To leave one's bed; to arise; as, to rise early.
(v.) To tower up; to be heaved up; as, the Alps rise far above the sea.
(v.) To slope upward; as, a path, a line, or surface rises in this direction.
(v.) To retire; to give up a siege.
(v.) To swell or puff up in the process of fermentation; to become light, as dough, and the like.
(v.) To have the aspect or the effect of rising.
(v.) To appear above the horizont, as the sun, moon, stars, and the like.
(v.) To become apparent; to emerge into sight; to come forth; to appear; as, an eruption rises on the skin; the land rises to view to one sailing toward the shore.
(v.) To become perceptible to other senses than sight; as, a noise rose on the air; odor rises from the flower.
(v.) To have a beginning; to proceed; to originate; as, rivers rise in lakes or springs.
(v.) To increase in size, force, or value; to proceed toward a climax.
(v.) To increase in power or fury; -- said of wind or a storm, and hence, of passion.
(v.) To become of higher value; to increase in price.
(v.) To become larger; to swell; -- said of a boil, tumor, and the like.
(v.) To increase in intensity; -- said of heat.
(v.) To become louder, or higher in pitch, as the voice.
(v.) To increase in amount; to enlarge; as, his expenses rose beyond his expectations.
(v.) In various figurative senses.
(v.) To become excited, opposed, or hostile; to go to war; to take up arms; to rebel.
(v.) To attain to a better social position; to be promoted; to excel; to succeed.
(v.) To become more and more dignified or forcible; to increase in interest or power; -- said of style, thought, or discourse; as, to rise in force of expression; to rise in eloquence; a story rises in interest.
(v.) To come to mind; to be suggested; to occur.
(v.) To come; to offer itself.
(v.) To ascend from the grave; to come to life.
(v.) To terminate an official sitting; to adjourn; as, the committee rose after agreeing to the report.
(v.) To ascend on a musical scale; to take a higher pith; as, to rise a tone or semitone.
(v.) To be lifted, or to admit of being lifted, from the imposing stone without dropping any of the type; -- said of a form.

rish

rish
(n.) A rush (the plant).

risk

risk
(n.) Hazard; danger; peril; exposure to loss, injury, or destruction.
(n.) Hazard of loss; liabillity to loss in property.
(n.) To expose to risk, hazard, or peril; to venture; as, to risk goods on board of a ship; to risk one's person in battle; to risk one's fame by a publication.
(n.) To incur the risk or danger of; as, to risk a battle.

rist

rist
3d pers. sing. pres. of Rise, contracted from riseth.

rosa

rosa
Large genus of erect or climbing prickly shrubs including roses

rose

rose
Imp. of Rise.
(imp.) of Rise
(n.) A flower and shrub of any species of the genus Rosa, of which there are many species, mostly found in the morthern hemispere
(n.) A knot of ribbon formed like a rose; a rose knot; a rosette, esp. one worn on a shoe.
(n.) A rose window. See Rose window, below.
(n.) A perforated nozzle, as of a pipe, spout, etc., for delivering water in fine jets; a rosehead; also, a strainer at the foot of a pump.
(n.) The erysipelas.
(n.) The card of the mariner's compass; also, a circular card with radiating lines, used in other instruments.
(n.) The color of a rose; rose-red; pink.
(n.) A diamond. See Rose diamond, below.
(v. t.) To render rose-colored; to redden; to flush.
(v. t.) To perfume, as with roses.

ross

ross
(n.) The rough, scaly matter on the surface of the bark of trees.
(v. t.) To divest of the ross, or rough, scaly surface; as, to ross bark.

rosy

rosy
(superl.) Resembling a rose in color, form, or qualities; blooming; red; blushing; also, adorned with roses.

rush

rush
(n.) A name given to many aquatic or marsh-growing endogenous plants with soft, slender stems, as the species of Juncus and Scirpus.
(n.) The merest trifle; a straw.
(n.) A moving forward with rapidity and force or eagerness; a violent motion or course; as, a rush of troops; a rush of winds; a rush of water.
(n.) Great activity with pressure; as, a rush of business.
(n.) A perfect recitation.
(n.) A rusher; as, the center rush, whose place is in the center of the rush line; the end rush.
(n.) The act of running with the ball.
(v. i.) To move forward with impetuosity, violence, and tumultuous rapidity or haste; as, armies rush to battle; waters rush down a precipice.
(v. i.) To enter into something with undue haste and eagerness, or without due deliberation and preparation; as, to rush business or speculation.
(v. t.) To push or urge forward with impetuosity or violence; to hurry forward.
(v. t.) To recite (a lesson) or pass (an examination) without an error.

rusk

rusk
(n.) A kind of light, soft bread made with yeast and eggs, often toasted or crisped in an oven; or, a kind of sweetened biscuit.
(n.) A kind of light, hard cake or bread, as for stores.
(n.) Bread or cake which has been made brown and crisp, and afterwards grated, or pulverized in a mortar.

russ

russ
(a.) Of or pertaining to the Russians.
(n. sing. & pl.) A Russian, or the Russians.
(n. sing. & pl.) The language of the Russians.

rust

rust
(n.) The reddish yellow coating formed on iron when exposed to moist air, consisting of ferric oxide or hydroxide; hence, by extension, any metallic film of corrosion.
(n.) A minute mold or fungus forming reddish or rusty spots on the leaves and stems of cereal and other grasses (Trichobasis Rubigo-vera), now usually believed to be a form or condition of the corn mildew (Puccinia graminis). As rust, it has solitary reddish spores; as corn mildew, the spores are double and blackish.
(n.) That which resembles rust in appearance or effects.
(n.) A composition used in making a rust joint. See Rust joint, below.
(n.) Foul matter arising from degeneration; as, rust on salted meat.
(n.) Corrosive or injurious accretion or influence.
(v. i.) To contract rust; to be or become oxidized.
(v. i.) To be affected with the parasitic fungus called rust; also, to acquire a rusty appearance, as plants.
(v. i.) To degenerate in idleness; to become dull or impaired by inaction.
(v. t.) To cause to contract rust; to corrode with rust; to affect with rust of any kind.
(v. t.) To impair by time and inactivity.

rysh

rysh
(n.) Rush, a plant.