recipe

n. [set of instructions for preparing a food dish, including the ingredients required ]

 

Creamy Potato Soup Recipe

 

 

 

 

reciprocal

adj. [given and received in return; mutual ]

  ex. have a reciprocal agreement

  ex. 在數學上的倒數

 

 

Solving Math Problems : How to Find the Reciprocal of a Whole Number

 

 

 

 

reciprocate

v. [give and receive (sth) in return; exchange (sth) mutually ]

  ex. to reciprocate the favor by driving their neighbor to the airport.

  ex. I reciprocate your good wishes. 我也同樣祝福你

  ex. Thanks for your kind wishes which I heartily reciprocate.

 

 

 

 

 

recite

v. [to repeat from memory or read aloud publicly ]

  ex. to recite a famous poem

  ex. to recite passages of sacred texts

 

An 8 year old kid reciting some verses of Sura Yasin from the Holy Quran

 

 

 

recital

re-cite-al

n.獨唱會; 獨奏 [public performance of music, dance, etc by a soloist or a small group ]

 

 

Piano Recital - Sviatoslav Richter 李希特 (1976, Moscow Conservatory)

 

 

 

 

 

reclaim

re-claim

v. [If you reclaim something that you have lost or that has been taken away from you, you succeed in getting it back. ]

  ex. She reclaimed the title of world champion this year.

 

v. [When people reclaim land, they make it suitable for a purpose such as farming or building, for example by draining it or by building a barrier against the sea. ]

  ps. Land reclamation

  ex. The Netherlands has been reclaiming farmland from water.

 

 

 

 

 

 

recluse

n. [A recluse is a person who lives alone and deliberately avoids other people. ]

  ps. Historically, the word referred to a hermit's total isolation from the world.

 

 

 

 

 

 

recoil

v. [(of guns) jerk back when fired ]

v. [draw oneself back in fear, disgust, etc]

  ex. He recoiled at the sight of the corpse.

 

 

 

 

 

 

recollection

n. [the action or power of recalling to mind]

 ex. have amazing powers of recollection

 ex. to the best of my recollection, ie if I remember correctly

 

 

 

 

 

recombine

v. [to combine again]

 

 

 

 

recompense

re-compense(compensate)

n. [If you are given something, usually money, in recompense, you are given it as a reward or because you have suffered.]

 

  ex. He demands no financial recompense for his troubles. 

  ex. Isaiah 49:4"...and my recompense is with my God".

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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