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REURGE, r[=e]-urj', _v.t._ to urge again.

REUS, r[=e]'us, _n._ (_law_) a defendant. [L.]

REUSE, r[=e]-[=u]z', _v.t._ to use again.--_n._ (r[=e]-[=u]s') repeated use.

REUTILISE, r[=e]-[=u]'til-[=i]z, _v.t._ to make use of a second time.

REUTTER, r[=e]-ut'[.e]r, _v.t._ to utter again.

REV., an abridgment of _Reverend_, in addressing clergymen, as 'Rev. Thomas Davidson;' deans are styled 'Very Reverend,' also principals of universities in Scotland, if clergymen, and the moderator of the General Assembly for the time being; bishops are styled 'Right Reverend,' and archbishops, 'Most Reverend.'

REVACCINATE, r[=e]-vak'si-n[=a]t, _v.t._ to vaccinate again.--_n._ REVACCIN[=A]'TION.

REVALENTA, rev-a-len'ta, _n._ the ordinary name of lentil-meal.

REVALESCENT, rev-a-les'ent, _adj._ beginning to grow well.--_n._ REVALES'CENCE.

REVALUE, r[=e]-val'[=u], _v.t._ to value again.--_n._ REVALU[=A]'TION.

REVAMP, r[=e]-vamp', _v.t._ to patch up again.

REVE, rev, _v.i._ (_obs._) to dream. [_Rave._]

REVEAL, r[=e]-v[=e]l', _v.t._ to unveil: to make known, as by divine agency: to disclose.--_n._ REVEALABIL'ITY.--_adj._ REVEAL'ABLE.--_ns._ REVEAL'ABLENESS; REVEAL'ER; REVEAL'MENT, revelation.--REVEALED RELIGION, that which has been supernaturally revealed. [O. Fr. _reveler_ (Fr.

_reveler_)--L. _revel[=a]re_--_re-_, back, _vel[=a]re_, to veil--_velum_, a veil.]

REVEAL, r[=e]-v[=e]l', _n._ (_archit._) the square ingoing of a window, doorway, or the like, between the frame and the outer surface of the wall.--Also REVEL'.

REVEHENT, r[=e]'v[=e]-hent, _adj._ carrying forth: taking away.

REVEILLE, re-v[=a]l'ye, _n._ the sound of the drum or bugle at daybreak to awaken soldiers. [O. Fr. _reveil_--_re-_, again, _esveiller_, to awake--L.

_vigil[=a]re_, to watch.]

REVEL, rev'el, _v.i._ to feast in a riotous or noisy manner: to carouse.--_v.i._ to draw back:--_pr.p._ rev'elling; _pa.t._ and _pa.p._ rev'elled.--_n._ a riotous feast: carousal: a kind of dance: a wake.--_ns._ REV'EL-COIL, REV'EL-DASH (_obs._), a wild revel; REV'ELLER, one who takes part in carousals: a low liver; REV'EL-MAS'TER, the director of Christmas revels: the lord of misrule; REV'ELMENT; REV'EL-ROUT, lawless revelry; REV'ELRY, riotous or noisy festivity. [O. Fr. _reveler_--L. _rebell[=a]re_, to rebel.]

REVELATION, rev-[=e]-l[=a]'shun, _n._ the act of revealing: that which is revealed: the revealing divine truth: that which is revealed by God to man: the Apocalypse or last book of the New Testament.--_adj._ REVEL[=A]'TIONAL.--_n._ REVEL[=A]'TIONIST.--_adj._ REV'EL[=A]TORY.

[Fr.,--L. _revelatio_--_revel[=a]re_, to reveal.]

REVELLENT, r[=e]-vel'ent, _adj._ causing revulsion.

REVENANT, rev'[=e]-nant, _n._ one who returns after a long absence, esp.

from the dead: a ghost. [Fr.]

REVENGE, r[=e]-venj', _v.t._ to punish in return: to avenge.--_v.i._ to take vengeance.--_n._ the act of revenging: injury inflicted in return: a malicious injuring in return for an injury received: the passion for retaliation.--_adj._ REVENGE'FUL, full of revenge or a desire to inflict injury in return: vindictive: malicious.--_adv._ REVENGE'FULLY.--_n._ REVENGE'FULNESS.--_adj._ REVENGE'LESS.--_ns._ REVENGE'MENT; REVENG'ER.--_adv._ REVENG'INGLY.--GIVE ONE HIS REVENGE, to play a return match with a defeated opponent. [O. Fr. _revenger_, _revencher_ (Fr.

_revancher_)--L. _re-_, in return, _vindic[=a]re_, to lay claim to.]

REVENUE, rev'en-[=u] (earlier r[=e]-ven'[=u]), _n._ the receipts or rents from any source: return, as a revenue of praise: income: the income of a state.--_n._ REV'ENUE-CUT'TER, an armed vessel employed by custom-house officers in preventing smuggling.--_adj._ REV'ENUED.--_ns._ REV'ENUE-EN'SIGN, a distinctive flag authorised in 1798 in United States; REV'ENUE-OFF'ICER, an officer of the customs or excise; IN'LAND-REV'ENUE, revenue derived from stamps, excise, income-tax, &c. [Fr. _revenue_, pa.p.

of _revenir_, to return--L. _reven[=i]re_--_re-_, back, _ven[=i]re_, to come.]

REVERBERATE, r[=e]-v[.e]r'b[.e]r-[=a]t, _v.t._ to send back, echo: to reflect: to drive from side to side: to fuse.--_v.i._ to echo: to resound: to bound back: to be repelled: to use heat, as in the fusion of metals.--_v.t._ REVERB' (_Shak._).--_adj._ REVER'BERANT, resounding, beating back.--_n._ REVERBER[=A]'TION, the reflection of sound, &c.--_adj._ REVER'BER[=A]TIVE.--_n._ REVER'BER[=A]TOR.--_adj._ REVER'BER[=A]TORY.--REVERBERATORY FURNACE, a furnace in which the flame is reflected on the substance to be burned. [L.,--_re-_, back, _verber[=a]re_, _-[=a]tum_, to beat--_verber_, a lash.]

REVERDURE, r[=e]-ver'd[=u]r, _v.t._ to cover again with verdure.

REVERE, r[=e]-v[=e]r', _v.t._ to regard with respectful awe: to venerate.--_adj._ REV[=E]R'ABLE, worthy of reverence.--_n._ REV'ERENCE, fear arising from high respect: respectful awe: veneration: honour: an act of revering or obeisance: a bow or courtesy: a title of the clergy.--_v.t._ to regard with reverence: to venerate or honour.--_n._ REV'ERENCER.--_adjs._ REV'EREND, worthy of reverence: a title of the clergy (see REV.): (_B._) awful: venerable; REV'ERENT, showing reverence: submissive: humble; REVEREN'TIAL, proceeding from reverence: respectful: submissive.--_advs._ REVEREN'TIALLY; REV'ERENTLY.--_n._ RE'VERER, one who reveres.--DO REVERENCE, to do honour; MAKE REVERENCE, to worship; SAVING YOUR REVERENCE, with all due respect to you. [O. Fr. _reverer_ (Fr.

_reverer_)--L. _rever[=e]ri_--_re-_, inten., _ver[=e]ri_, to feel awe.]

REVERIE, REVERY, rev'e-ri, _n._ an irregular train of thoughts or fancies in meditation: voluntary inactivity of the external senses to the impressions of surrounding objects during wakefulness: mental abstraction: a waking dream: a brown study.--_n._ REV'ERIST. [O. Fr. _resveri_ (Fr.

_reverie_)--_resver_, _rever_, to dream.]

REVERS, re-v[=a]r' (gener. r[=e]-v[=e]r'), _n._ that part of a garment which is turned back, as the lapel of a coat.

REVERSE, r[=e]-v[.e]rs', _v.t._ to place in the contrary order or position: to change wholly: to overthrow: to change by an opposite decision: to annul: to revoke, as a decree: to recall.--_n._ that which is reversed: the opposite: the back, esp. of a coin or medal: change: misfortune: a calamity: in fencing, a back-handed stroke: (_her._) the exact contrary of what has been described just before, as an escutcheon.--_adj._ turned backward: having an opposite direction: upset.--_n._ REVER'SAL, act of reversing.--_adj._ REVERSED', turned or changed to the contrary: inside out: (_bot._) resupinate.--_adv._ REVER'SEDLY.--_adj._ REVERSE'LESS, unalterable.--_adv._ REVERSE'LY, in a reverse order: on the other hand: on the opposite.--_ns._ REVER'SER (_Scots law_), a mortgager of land; REVER'SI, a game played by two persons with sixty-four counters; REVERSIBIL'ITY, the capability of being reversed, as of heat into work and work into heat.--_adj._ REVER'SIBLE, that may be reversed, as in a fabric having both sides well finished.--_ns._ REVER'SING-CYL'INDER, the cylinder of a small auxiliary steam-engine; REVER'SING-GEAR, those parts of a steam-engine by which the direction of the motion is changed; REVER'SING-L[=E]'VER, a lever in a steam-engine which operates the slide-valve; REVER'SING-MACHINE', a moulding-machine in founding, in which the flask can be reversed; REVER'SING-M[=O]'TION, any mechanism for changing the direction of motion of an engine; REVER'SING-SHAFT, a shaft which permits a reversal of the order of steam passage through the ports; REVER'SING-VALVE, the valve of a reversing-cylinder; REVER'SION, the act of reverting or returning: that which reverts or returns: the return or future possession of any property after some particular event: the right to future possession: (_biol._) return to some type of ancestral character: return to the wild state after domestication.--_adj._ REVER'SIONARY, relating to a reversion: to be enjoyed in succession: atavic.--_ns._ REVER'SIONER; REVER'SIS, an old French game of cards in which the aim was to take the fewest tricks.--_adj._ REVER'SIVE.--_n._ REVER'SO (_print._), any one of the left-hand pages of a book.--REVERSE A BATTERY, to turn the current of electricity by means of a commutator; REVERSE SHELL, a univalve shell which has its volutions the reversed way of the common screw; REVERSIONARY ANNUITY, a deferred annuity. [L. _reversus_, pa.p. of _revert[)e]re_, to turn back--_re-_, back, _vert[)e]re_, to turn.]

REVERT, r[=e]-v[.e]rt', _v.t._ to turn or drive back: to reverse.--_v.i._ to return: to fall back: to refer back: to return to the original owner or his heirs.--_adjs._ R[=E]VER'TANT (_her._), flexed, bent twice at a sharp angle; R[=E]VER'TED, reversed; R[=E]VER'TIBLE, that may revert or be reverted; R[=E]VER'TIVE, tending to revert: changing: turning to the contrary.--_adv._ R[=E]VER'TIVELY, by way of reversion. [Fr.,--L.



REVEST, r[=e]-vest', _v.t._ (_Spens._) to clothe again: to vest again in a possession or office.--_v.i._ to take effect again: to return to a former owner. [Fr.,--L.,--_revest[=i]re_--_re-_, again, _vest[=i]re_, to clothe.]

REVESTIARY, r[=e]-ves'ti-[=a]-ri, _n._ an apartment in a church in which ecclesiastical garments are kept.

REVESTU, r[=e]-ves't[=u], _adj._ (_her._) covered by a square set diagonally, the corners of which touch the edges of the space covered. [O.


REVESTURE, r[=e]-ves't[=u]r, _n._ (_obs._) vesture.

REVET, r[=e]-vet', _v.t._ (_fort._) to face with masonry, &c., as an embankment with a steep slope.--_n._ REVET'MENT, a retaining wall, a facing of stone, wood, &c. [Fr. _revetir_, to reclothe.]

REVIBRATE, r[=e]-v[=i]'br[=a]t, _v.i._ to vibrate back or in return.--_n._ REVIBR[=A]'TION.

REVICT, r[=e]-vikt', _v.t._ (_obs._) to reconquer.--_n._ REVIC'TION, return to life, revival.

REVICTUAL, r[=e]-vit'l, _v.t._ to furnish again with provisions.

REVIE, r[=e]-v[=i]', _v.t._ to vie with, or rival: to stake a larger sum at cards: to outdo.--_v.i._ to exceed an adversary's wager in card-playing: to retort.

REVIEW, r[=e]-v[=u]', _v.t._ to re-examine: to revise: to examine critically: to see again: to retrace: to inspect, as a body of troops.--_n._ a viewing again: a reconsideration: a revision: a careful or critical examination: a critique: a written discussion: a periodical with critiques of books, &c.: the inspection of a body of troops or a number of ships: (_law_) the judicial revision of a higher court.--_adj._ REVIEW'ABLE, capable of being reviewed.--_ns._ REVIEW'AGE, the work of reviewing; REVIEW'AL, a review of a book: a critique on a new publication; REVIEW'ER, an inspector: a writer in a review.--COURT OF REVIEW, the court of appeal from the commissioners of bankruptcy. [Fr. _revue_, pa.p. of _revoir_--L. _re-_, again, _vid[=e]re_, to see.]

REVIGORATE, r[=e]-vig'or-[=a]t, _v.t._ to give new vigour to:--_pr.p._ revig'or[=a]ting: _pa.p._ revig'or[=a]ted.--_p.adj._ REVIG'OR[=A]TED, endued with new vigour or strength. [L. _re-_, again, _vigor[=a]tus_, _vigor[=a]re_--_vigor_, vigour.]

REVILE, r[=e]-v[=i]l', _v.t._ to reproach: to calumniate.--_v.i._ to speak contemptuously.--_ns._ REVILE'MENT, the act of reviling, reproach; REVIL'ER.--_adv._ REVIL'INGLY. [Pfx. _re-_, again, O. Fr. _aviler_, to make vile, from _a_--L. _ad_, _vil_--L. _vilis_, cheap.]

REVINCE, r[=e]-vins', _v.t._ (_obs._) to refute, to disprove.

REVINDICATE, r[=e]-vin'di-k[=a]t, _v.t._ to reclaim, to claim what has been illegally taken away.--_n._ REVINDIC[=A]'TION. [Low L. _revindic[=a]re_, _-[=a]tum_--L. _re-_, again, _vindic[=a]re_, _-[=a]tum_, to lay claim to.]

REVIRE, r[=e]-v[=i]r', _v.t._ (_obs._) to revive.--_n._ REVIRES'CENCE (_Swinburne_), renewal of youth or vigour.

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