adj. [prepared for immediate use] ex. dinner is ready
[likely to do something indicated] ex. a house that looks ready to collapse.
adj. [immediately available]
adv. [without hesitating; willing]
ex. readily accepted advice
adv. [without much difficulty; easily]
n. [chemistry : a substance that is used to test for the presence of another substance by causing a chemical reaction with]
v. [to align again; especially : to reorganize or make new groupings of]
ex. We had to realign the text to fit it on the page.
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n. [ kingdom]
ex. within the realm of possibility. (If you say that something is not beyond the realms of possibility, you mean that it is possible. )
ex. new discoveries in the realm of medicine
reg --> rig == king, rule, right
|ex. bearing makes her a perfect choice to play royalty on the screen.|
|regality||n.王位、王權 (rare usage)|
|A regent is a person who rules a country when the king or queen is unable to rule, for example because they are too young or too ill. ex. 周公|
|regime||n.政治制度 ex.the collapse of the Fascist regime at the end of the war|
|reign||n.統治時期 ex.the reign of Elisabeth III. // 跟 resign v.辭職 長的很像|
|regulate||v.規定、管理 ex. The dam regulates the flow of water into the river.|
|regiment||n.團 [ex.砲兵團] v.嚴密的編組、嚴格的管制|
|Her diet is strictly regimented.|
|rigor||n.嚴格 (the rigor of wartime existence.)|
A ream is a quantity of paper sold in a bundle, once comprised of 480 sheets but now rounded up to 500.
v. [ to cut with a sickle, scythe, or reaping machine]
ex. She is now reaping the benefits of her hard work.
ex. He reaped large profits from his investments.
ps. ripe adj.
n. [one that reaps especially : any of various machines for reaping grain]
n. A rebate is an amount of money which is paid to you when you have paid more tax, rent, or rates than you needed to.
n. [ person who fights against, or refuses to serve, the established government]
v. [ fight against or resist the established government ]
ex. He finally rebelled against his strict upbringing. 他終於起來反抗那種嚴厲管教他的方式.
adj. [If you think someone behaves in an unacceptable way and does not do what they are told, you can say they are rebellious. ]
ex. a rebellious teenager
ex. an employee who ignores a dress code is being rebellious.
v [unkind or contemptuous refusal or rejection (of an offer, request, friendly gesture, etc); snub ]
ex. Her kindness to him was met with a cruel rebuff. 她一片好心卻遭到他冷酷的拒絕.
聯想：re + puff(吹)
v.指責 [If you rebuke someone, you speak severely to them because they have said or done something that you do not approve of. ; reprimand, scold]
ex. UN member countries delivered a strong rebuke to both countries for persisting with nuclear testing programs.
n.辯駁 [If you make a rebuttal of a charge or accusation that has been made against you, you make a statement which gives reasons why the accusation is untrue. ]
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n. [a representation of words or syllables by pictures of objects or by symbols whose names resemble the intended words or syllables in sound]
adj. [difficult to manage or operate]
ex. the manager worried that the recalcitrant employee would try to undermine his authority.
ex. a heart-to-heart talk with the recalcitrant youth revealed that he had a troubled life at home