1. Ravenous(adj): extremely hungry
Key : Ravan2. Recalcitrant (n): stubborn
Key: CALCI (CALCULATOR)
Usage: a recalcitrant child.
3. Redolent(adj): smelling strongly of something
Key: RED- LAWN
Usage: The office was having redolent of furniture polish.
4. Refrain (v): resist; to stop oneself doing something
Usage: He refrained himself from cigarettes.
5. Rife(adj): full or widespread
Usage: An area where crime is rife.
6. Ruminate(v): to think deeply; to meditate
Key: ROOM, ATE
Usage: Ruminating on a serious issue.
7. Rankle(v): to irritate; to cause angry feeling
Key: RANK- UNCLE
Usage: This incident happened twenty years ago, but it still rankles in my mind.
8. Reticent(adj): reserved; not showing his thoughts readily
Usage: The manager was reticent about his plans.
9. Reverie(n): day dream; lost in pleasant thoughts
Usage: He was in deep reverie when I knocked the door.
10. Rabid(adj): violent & extreme (of feeling)
Usage: Rabid hate against Pakistan.
11. Resurgent(adj): reviving; getting a new life
Usage: A resurgent economy hope.
12. Retrench(v): cut down
Key : WRENCH
Usage: Forced the company to retrench the employees.
13. Ribald (adj): rude & humorous remark
Usage: Ribald remarks on the politians.
14. Rubicund(adj): high coloured (of a person’s face or complexion)
Usage: His rubicund face shows that his health is good.
15. Sedulous(adj): hard working; diligent
Usage: She is doing a sedulous research.
16. Slander(n): defamation
Usage: Julia bring a slander action against Harry.
17. Spectral (adj): ghostly
Usage: This building is known for the spectral beings.
18. Tyro(n): beginner
Usage: He is tyro in this export business
19. Tremulous(adj): timid
Usage: With a tremulous hand, she accepted the bribe.
20. Thwart(v): to oppose a plan/an attempt
Key: THE WARUsage: Difficulties thwarted my all plans