resurgence

re-surge(rise,wave)-ence

n. [A resurgence is a new start, or a revival. ]

  ex. a period of economic resurgence.

 

 

 

 

 

resurrect

re-sub-rect(right up)

v. [to raise from the dead; bring to life again.]

  ex. A song can resurrect faded memories

 

The Resurrection of Christ

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resuscitate

re-sub-citate(cite; arise) 

v. [to revive, especially from apparent death or from unconsciousness.]

  ps . cardiopulmonary resuscitation = CPR

  ps. defibrillation paddles

  ps.  "do not resuscitate" DNR

 

root: cite, such as quote which means bring to mind

 

sexy CPR

 

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retail

re-tail(tailor;cut)

n. [the sale of goods to ultimate consumers, usually in small quantities]

  ps. retail and wholesale (批發)

v. [to sell at retail; sell directly to the consumer.]

 

 

Why Working In Retail Sucks!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

retain

re-tain(hold)

v. [to keep, hold on to or keep in place]

  ex. These roses retain their scent. 這些玫瑰花仍有餘香

  ex. The interior of the shop still retains a nineteenth-century atmosphere.

 

 How to Attract and Retain the Best People

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retainer

n. [A retainer is an amount of money which is paid in advance for services, such as for a lawyer.]

n. [a servant or attendant who has served a family for many years.]

 

"act of keeping for oneself"

 

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retinue

n. [A retinue is a group made up of followers and people who work for a famous person]

 ps. 媽祖出巡是得要有人護駕的

 


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retaliate

v. [repay an injury, insult, etc with a similar one]

  ex. If we impose import duties, other countries may retaliate against us.

  我們若徵收進口稅, 別的國家就可能報複我們.

 

 

retaliation n.

G.I. Joe 2: Retaliation Trailer Official 2012 [HD] - Dwanye Johnson, Bruce Willis 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

retard

v. [make (sth) slow or late]

  ex. to retard the growth of the plant

  ps. (physics) retarded time.

 

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reticent

re-tic(being silent)-ent

adj. [inclined to be silent or uncommunicative in speech; restrained in expression, presentation, or appearance]

  ex. be reticent about one's plans 不願談自己的計畫

  ex. reticent wall

 

tac --> tic

ps. taciturn

adj.[taciturn describes someone who doesn't say much.]

 

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retiring

retire-ing

adj. [withdrawing from contact with others; reserved; shy.]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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