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reimagination (noun) : a re-creation of something already existing
The West End Arts Council is proud to once again present the fifth Wintermarkt, a local reimagination of a traditional German Christkindlmarkt. Found in an e-mail submitted to a forum by the organizer of the event in St. Louis, Missouri end of November 2006.
Submitted by: Anonymous on Dec. 11, 2006 08:38
reimbibe (verb) : to drink Friday night, sleep a few hours, and wake up Saturday morning and start drinking again to keep the buzz going.
I have a lot of customers that come to my store early in the morning to reimbibe after over-imbibing the night before.
Submitted by: David Scott Lane from Alaska on Nov. 21, 2006 01:59
reincentivize (verb) : to increase voluntary participation in an activity for which interest is waning by improving the reward
We can reincentivize the employees by doubling the bonus payment for working the overnight shift.
Submitted by: Michael Roarke from Arizona on Nov. 30, 2007 23:36
Reincumber (verb) : To get back with something that you were previously with
Let's reincumber with our group.
Submitted by: Kim Lorello from North Carolina on Jan. 30, 2007 20:23
reindeer games (noun) : activities that one is excluded from or denied participation in; from the song "Rudolf the Red-Nose Reindeer"
Their reindeer games used to hurt my feelings; that was until I realized that they are just a bunch of jealous haters.
Submitted by: K.A. Hoffa from Pennsylvania on Jan. 04, 2008 12:28
Reintarnation (noun) : Coming back to life as a hillbilly
Submitted by: Anonymous on Oct. 11, 2006 04:26
reja vu (noun) : Coined by Terry Pratchett in his Discworld series, this word means the opposite of deja vu—the feeling that "someday, I will be here again."
When young Bob was visiting the college where his brother went to school, he experienced an acute sense of reja vu.
Submitted by: Anonymous on Oct. 30, 2005 12:23
rejoshed (verb) : To bluff or fool a second time.
He rejoshed when he realized it was his only hope of winning the poker hand. —Barry C. Bumpus, Fort McDowell Casino, Nov. 1, 2005
Submitted by: Barry C. Bumpus from Arizona on Dec. 22, 2005 01:29
rekinkilization (adjective) : Bending something after it was just straightened.
"You choose to disobey me and bend it anyways. That's a bad case of rekinkilization. —MDS,
Submitted by: Michael D. Smith from Michigan on Jan. 10, 2006 19:50
relaborate (verb) : To tell an extensive story all over again.
After Mimi finished telling me all of her elaborate drama, she called someone else to relaborate it.
Submitted by: J.C. Moore from Pennsylvania on Jan. 23, 2008 16:37