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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


relavffection (noun) : When a relative comes to visit and cheeks are pinched; usually to be walked away from with lipstick on your face

When Aunt Thelma came to visit, I was smothered witn relavffection.

Submitted by: bubbalet from Kentucky on Sep. 01, 2007 11:50


relaxful

(adjective) : relaxing : calming

My vacation was very nice and relaxful.

Submitted by: Stephen Bailey from Georgia Us on Mar. 23, 2014 21:27


(adjective) : relaxing

I spent a relaxful weekend at the spa.

Submitted by: Robert Carlson from Texas on Jul. 05, 2009 21:33


relaz (verb) : To relax and be lazy

Today is a relazing day. I want to relaz today. Let's take a picnic basket and blanket to the beach and have a relaz day.

Submitted by: Eric Tan from Washington on Oct. 31, 2005 13:01