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_reposer_--_re-_, back, _poser_, to pose.]

REPOSSESS, r[=e]-poz-zes', _v.t._ to possess again: to regain possession of.--_n._ REPOSSES'SION.

REPOSURE, r[=e]-p[=o]'zhur, _n._ quiet repose.

REPOT, r[=e]-pot', _v.t._ to shift plants from pot to pot.

REPOUR, r[=e]-p[=o]r', _v.i._ to pour again.

REPOUSSAGE, r[=e]-p[=oo]'saj, _n._ the hammering from behind of ornamental patterns upon a metal plate: or of etched plates making hollows which would show as spots in printing.

REPOUSSe, r[=e]-p[=oo]'s[=a], _adj._ raised in relief by means of the hammer.--REPOUSSe WORK, vessels ornamented by hammering on the reverse side.

REPPED, rept, _adj._ corded transversely. [_Rep._]

REPREHEND, rep-r[=e]-hend', _v.t._ to blame: to reprove.--_n._ REPREHEN'DER.--_adj._ REPREHEN'SIBLE, worthy of being reprehended or blamed.--_n._ REPREHEN'SIBLENESS.--_adv._ REPREHEN'SIBLY, culpably.--_n._ REPREHEN'SION, reproof: censure.--_adj._ REPREHEN'SIVE, containing reproof: given in reproof.--_adv._ REPREHEN'SIVELY.--_adj._ REPREHEN'SORY. [O.

Fr.,--L. _reprehend[)e]re_, _-hensum_--_re-_, inten., _prehend[)e]re_, to lay hold of.]

REPRESENT, rep-r[=e]-zent', _v.t._ to exhibit the image of: to serve as a sign of: to personate or act the part of: to stand in the place of: to bring before the mind: to describe: to portray: to exemplify.--_n._ REPRESENTABIL'ITY.--_adj._ REPRESENT'ABLE, that may be represented.--_ns._ REPRESENT[=A]'MEN, representation; REPRESENT'ANCE (_obs._), likeness.--_adj._ REPRESENT'ANT, having vicarious power.--_n._ REPRESENT[=A]'TION, act of representing or exhibiting: that which represents: an image: picture: dramatic performance: part performed by a representative: share, participation: statement: delegation.--_adj._ REPRESENT[=A]'TIONAL.--_ns._ REPRESENT[=A]'TIONISM, the doctrine of Descartes, that in the perception of the external world the immediate object represents another object beyond the sphere of consciousness; REPRESENT[=A]'TIONIST.--_adj._ REPRESENT'ATIVE, representing: showing a likeness: bearing the character or power of others: replacing: presenting the full character of a class: (_logic_) mediately known.--_n._ one who stands for another, a deputy, delegate: (_law_) an heir.--_adv._ REPRESENT'ATIVELY.--_ns._ REPRESENT'ATIVENESS; REPRESENT'ER; REPRESENT'MENT.--REPRESENTATIVE FACULTY, the imagination.--HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, the lower branch of the United States Congress, consisting of members chosen biennially by the people. [O. Fr.,--L. _repraesent[=a]re_, _-[=a]tum_--_re-_, again, _praesent[=a]re_, to place before.]

REPRESS, r[=e]-pres', _v.t._ to restrain, quell--also _n._--_ns._ REPRESS'ER, -OR.--_adj._ REPRESS'IBLE, that may be restrained.--_adv._ REPRESS'IBLY.--_n._ REPRES'SION, act of repressing.--_adj._ REPRESS'IVE, tending or able to repress.--_adv._ REPRESS'IVELY.

REPRESS, r[=e]-pres', _v.t._ to press a second time.--_n._ REPRESS'ING-MACHINE', a machine for making pressed bricks: a press for compressing cotton bales.

REPRIEF, r[=e]-pr[=e]f, _n._ (_Spens._) reproof.

REPRIEVE, r[=e]-pr[=e]v', _v.t._ to delay the execution of a criminal: to give a respite to: (_obs._) acquit, release.--_n._ a suspension of a criminal sentence: interval of ease or relief.--_n._ REPRIEV'AL. [O. Fr.

_reprover_ (Fr. _reprouver_)--L. _reprob[=a]re_, to reprove.]

REPRIMAND, rep'ri-mand, or -mand', _n._ a severe reproof.--_v.t._ to chide: to reprove severely: to administer reproof publicly or officially. [O.

Fr.,--L. _reprimendum_--_reprim[)e]re_, _repressum_, to press back--_re-_, back, _prim[)e]re_, to press.]

REPRIMER, r[=e]-pr[=i]'m[.e]r, _n._ an instrument for setting a cap upon a cartridge shell.

REPRINT, r[=e]-print', _v.t._ to print again: to print a new impression of: printed matter from some other publication.--_n._ R[=E]'PRINT, another impression of a printed book or paper.

REPRISAL, r[=e]-pr[=i]'zal, _n._ a seizing back or in retaliation: the retaking of goods captured by an enemy: anything seized, or inflicted, in retaliation: that which is seized for injury inflicted: (_rare_) a restitution. [O. Fr. _represaille_--It. _ripresaglia_--_ripreso_ (Fr.

_reprise_), retaken--L. _re-pre(he)nd[)e]re_, to seize again.]

REPRISE, r[=e]-pr[=i]z', _v.t._ (_Spens._) to take again, retake.--_n._ in maritime law, a ship recaptured from an enemy: in masonry, the return of a moulding in an internal angle: (_law_) yearly deductions, as annuities, &c.: (_mus._) the act of repeating a passage. [Fr.

_reprise_--_reprendre_--L. _reprehend[)e]re_.]

REPRIVE, r[=e]-pr[=i]v', _v.t._ (_Spens._) to deprive, take away.

REPROACH, r[=e]-pr[=o]ch', _v.t._ to cast in one's teeth: to censure severely: to upbraid: to revile: to treat with contempt.--_n._ the act of reproaching: reproof: censure: blame in opprobrious language: disgrace: occasion of blame: an object of scorn.--_adj._ REPROACH'ABLE, deserving reproach: opprobrious.--_n._ REPROACH'ABLENESS.--_adv._ REPROACH'ABLY.--_n._ REPROACH'ER.--_adj._ REPROACH'FUL, full of reproach or blame: abusive: scurrilous: bringing reproach: shameful: disgraceful.--_adv._ REPROACH'FULLY.--_n._ REPROACH'FULNESS.--_adj._ REPROACH'LESS, without reproach.--THE REPROACHES, antiphons chanted in R.C.

churches on Good Friday after the prayers which succeed the Gospel of the Passion, their subject the ingratitude of the Jews in rejecting and crucifying Christ. [Fr. _reprocher_--_re-_, back, _proche_, near--L.

_propius_, comp. of _prope_, near.]

REPROBATE, rep'r[=o]-b[=a]t, _adj._ condemned: base: given over to sin: depraved: vile: (_B._) that will not stand proof or trial: (_Sterne_) condemnatory.--_n._ an abandoned or profligate person: one lost to shame.--_v.t._ to disapprove: to censure: to disown.--_ns._ REP'R[=O]B[=A]CY, state of being a reprobate; REP'ROBANCE (_Shak._), reprobation; REP'ROB[=A]TENESS; REP'ROB[=A]TER; REPROB[=A]'TION, the act of reprobating: rejection: the act of abandoning to destruction: state of being so abandoned: the doctrine of the fore-ordination of the impenitent to eternal perdition: (_mil._) disqualification to bear office; REPROB[=A]'TIONER, one who maintains the doctrine of reprobation by divine decree.--_adj._ REPROB[=A]'TIVE, criminatory.--_n._ REP'ROB[=A]TOR (_Scots law_), an old form of action to prove a witness to be perjured or biassed.--_adj._ REP'ROB[=A]TORY, reprobative. [L. _reprobatus_, pa.p. of _reprob[=a]re_, to reprove.]

REPRODUCE, r[=e]-pr[=o]-d[=u]s', _v.t._ to produce again: to form anew: to propagate: to represent.--_n._ REPROD[=U]'CER, one who reproduces: the diaphragm used in producing speech in the phonograph.--_adj._ REPROD[=U]'CIBLE.--_n._ REPRODUC'TION, the act of producing new organisms--the whole process whereby life is continued from generation to generation: repetition.--_adj._ REPRODUC'TIVE, tending to reproduce.--_ns._ REPRODUC'TIVENESS, REPRODUCTIV'ITY.--_adj._ REPRODUC'TORY.--REPRODUCTIVE FACULTY, the faculty of the association of ideas; REPRODUCTIVE ORGANS (_bot._), the organs appropriate to the production of seeds or spines: (_zool._) the generative system.

REPROMISSION, r[=e]-pr[=o]-mish'un, _n._ (_obs._) a promise.

REPROMULGATE, r[=e]-pr[=o]-mul'g[=a]t, _v.t._ to republish.--_n._ REPROMULG[=A]'TION.

REPROOF, r[=e]-pr[=oo]f', _n._ a reproving or blaming: rebuke: censure: reprehension.--_adj._ REPROVABLE (-[=oo]v'-), deserving reproof, blame, or censure.--_n._ REPROV'ABLENESS.--_adv._ REPROV'ABLY.--_n._ REPRO'VAL, the act of reproving: reproof.--_v.t._ REPROVE', to condemn: to chide: to convict: to censure: to disprove or refute.--_ns._ REPRO'VER; REPRO'VING.--_adv._ REPRO'VINGLY. [O. Fr. _reprover_ (Fr. _reprouver_)--L.

_reprob[=a]re_, the opposite of _approb[=a]re_ (cf. _Approve_)--_re-_, off, _prob[=a]re_, to try.]

REPRUNE, r[=e]-pr[=oo]n', _v.t._ to trim again.

REPTANT, rep'tant, _adj._ crawling: pertaining to the _Reptantia_, those gasteropod mollusca adapted for crawling.--_n._ REPT[=A]'TION, the act of creeping: (_math._) the motion of one plane figure around another, so that the longest diameter of one shall come into line with the shortest of the other.--_adjs._ REPTAT[=O]'RIAL, creeping or crawling; REP'TATORY (_zool._), creeping.

REPTILE, rep't[=i]l, _adj._ moving or crawling on the belly or with very short legs: grovelling: low.--_n._ an animal that moves or crawls on its belly or with short legs: an oviparous quadruped: one of the class of REPTIL'IA ( occupying a central position in the Vertebrate series, beneath them Amphibians and Fishes, above them Birds and Mammals: a grovelling, low person.--_adjs._ REPTIL'IAN, belonging to reptiles; REPTILIF'EROUS, producing reptiles; REPTIL'IFORM, related to reptiles; REPTIL'IOUS, like a reptile.--_n._ REPTIL'IUM, a place where reptiles are kept.--_adjs._ REPTILIV'OROUS, feeding upon reptiles; REP'TILOID, reptile form.--REPTILIAN AGE (_geol._), the Mesozoic age, during which reptiles attained great development. [Fr.,--L. _reptilis_--_rep[)e]re_, to creep.]

REPUBLIC, r[=e]-pub'lik, _n._ a commonwealth: a form of government without a monarch, in which the supreme power is vested in representatives elected by the people.--_adj._ REPUB'LICAN, belonging to a republic: agreeable to the principles of a republic.--_n._ one who advocates a republican form of government: a democrat: one of the two great political parties in the United States, opposed to the _Democrats_, favouring a high protective tariff, a liberal expenditure, and an extension of the powers of the national government.--_v.t._ REPUB'LICANISE.--_n._ REPUB'LICANISM, the principles of republican government: attachment to republican government.--_n._ REPUBLIC[=A]'RIAN.--REPUBLIC OF LETTERS, a name for the general body of literary and learned men.--REPUBLICAN ERA, the era adopted by the French after the downfall of the monarchy, beginning with 22d September 1792.--RED REPUBLICAN, a violent republican, from the red cap affected by such. [Fr. _republique_--L. _respublica_, commonwealth.]

REPUBLISH, r[=e]-pub'lish, _v.t._ to publish again or anew.--_ns._ REPUBLIC[=A]'TION, act of republishing: that which is republished, esp. a reprint of a book, &c.: a second publication of a former will; REPUB'LISHER.

REPUDIATE, r[=e]-p[=u]'di-[=a]t, _v.t._ to reject: to disclaim, as liability for debt: to disavow: to divorce.--_adj._ REP[=U]'DIABLE, that may be repudiated: fit to be rejected.--_ns._ REPUDI[=A]'TION, the act of repudiating: rejection: an unprincipled method for the extinction of a debt by simply refusing to acknowledge the obligation: the state of being repudiated; REPUDI[=A]'TIONIST; REP[=U]'DI[=A]TOR. [L. _repudi[=a]re_, _-[=a]tum_--_repudium_--_re-_, away, _pud[=e]re_, to be ashamed.]

REPUGN, r[=e]-p[=u]n', _v.t._ (_Shak._) to fight against, to oppose.--_adj._ REPUGNABLE (r[=e]-p[=u]'-, or r[=e]-pug'-na-bl), capable of being resisted.--_ns._ REPUGNANCE (r[=e]-pug'-, like all the succeeding words), the state of being repugnant: resistance: aversion: reluctance; REPUG'NANCY.--_adj._ REPUG'NANT, hostile: adverse: contrary: distasteful: at variance.--_adv._ REPUG'NANTLY.--_n._ REPUG'NANTNESS.--_v.t._ REPUG'NATE, to oppose: to fight against.--_adj._ REPUGNAT[=O]'RIAL, serving as a means of defence.--_n._ REPUGNER (r[=e]-p[=u]'n[.e]r), one who rebels.

[Fr.,--L. _repugn[=a]re_--_re-_, against, _pugn[=a]re_, to fight.]

REPULLULATE, r[=e]-pul'[=u]-l[=a]t, _v.i._ to sprout again.--_n._ REPULLUL[=A]'TION.--_adj._ REPULLULES'CENT.

REPULPIT, r[=e]-p[=oo]l'pit, _v.t._ to restore to the pulpit.

REPULSE, r[=e]-puls', _v.t._ to drive back: to repel: to beat off: to refuse, reject.--_n._ the state of being repulsed or driven back: the act of repelling: refusal.--_ns._ REPUL'SER; REPUL'SION, act of repulsing or driving back: state of being repelled: aversion: the action by which bodies or their particles repel each other.--_adj._ REPUL'SIVE, that repulses or drives off: repelling: cold, reserved, forbidding: causing aversion and disgust.--_adv._ REPUL'SIVELY.--_n._ REPUL'SIVENESS.--_adj._ REPUL'SORY.

[L. _repulsus_, pa.p. of _repell[)e]re_--_re-_, back, _pell[)e]re_, to drive.]

REPURCHASE, r[=e]-pur'ch[=a]s, _v.t._ to purchase or buy back or again.--_n._ the act of buying again: that which is bought again.

REPURGE, r[=e]-purj', _v.t._ to cleanse again.

REPURIFY, r[=e]-p[=u]'ri-f[=i], _v.t._ to purify again.

REPUTATION, rep-[=u]-t[=a]'shun, _n._ state of being held in repute: estimation: character in public opinion: credit: fame.--_adj._ REP'[=U]TABLE, in good repute: respectable: honourable: consistent with reputation.--_n._ REP'[=U]TABLENESS.--_adv._ REP'[=U]TABLY.--_adj._ REP'[=U]T[=A]TIVE, reputed: putative.--_adv._ REP'[=U]T[=A]TIVELY, by repute. [Fr.,--L. _reputation-em_, consideration--_re-put[=a]re_, to think over.]

REPUTE, r[=e]-p[=u]t', _v.t._ to account or estimate: to hold.--_n._ estimate: established opinion: character.--_adv._ REP[=U]T'EDLY, in common repute or estimation.--_adj._ REPUTE'LESS (_Shak._), without good repute, disreputable.--REPUTED OWNER, a person who has to all appearance the title to the property. [Fr.,--L. _reput[=a]re_, _-[=a]tum_--_re-_, again, _put[=a]re_, to reckon.]

REQUERE, r[=e]-kw[=e]r', _v.t._ (_Spens._) to require.

REQUEST, r[=e]-kwest', _v.t._ to ask for earnestly: to entreat: to desire.--_n._ petition: prayer: desire: demand: that which is requested: a want: a question: the state of being desired.--_n._ REQUEST'ER.--REQUEST NOTE, in the inland revenue, an application to obtain a permit for removing excisable articles: programme.--COURT OF REQUESTS, a former Court of Equity in England, inferior to the Court of Chancery, abolished in 1641: a local tribunal instituted in London by Henry VIII. for the recovery of small debts--called also _Court of Conscience_: LETTERS OF REQUEST, the formal instrument by which in English ecclesiastical law an inferior judge waives his jurisdiction over a cause, and refers it to a higher court. [O. Fr.

_requeste_ (Fr. _requete_)--L. _requisitum_, pa.p. of _requir[)e]re_--_re-_, away, _quaer[)e]re_, to seek.]

REQUICKEN, r[=e]-kwik'n, _v.t._ to give new life to.

REQUIEM, r[=e]'kwi-em, _n._ a hymn or mass sung for the rest of the soul of the dead: a grand musical composition in honour of the dead: (_obs._) rest, peace.--_n._ REQUIES'CENCE, repose.--REQUIESCAT IN PACE, may he (or she) rest in peace, often abbreviated _R.I.P._ [L., accus. of _requies_--(_re-_, inten., _quies_, rest); so called from the initial words of the introit, _Requiem aeternam dona eis, Domine!_ 'Give eternal rest to them, O Lord!']

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