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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

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


(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