THE OPEN DICTIONARY
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reblaborate (verb) : To tell a confidential and elaborate story to more than one outside party.
I was annoyed at Brooke for elaborating my personal issues with Tim, but she decided to reblaborate it with Sean and Mike too which made me furious!
Submitted by: J.C. from Pennsylvania on Jan. 23, 2008 16:49
reblog (verb) : to blog a post on a blogging site more than once
Submitted by: vickiiality from Tennessee on Jul. 03, 2011 18:26
rebootion (noun) : the act of rebooting a computer
Upon rebootion, I still could not access my hard drive.
Submitted by: Billy from California on Dec. 05, 2008 05:06
rebuildable (adjective) : An item that can be rebuilt to make as new again
The selling point for the water pump was it was completely rebuildable.
Submitted by: David R Johnson from Alabama on Apr. 30, 2007 09:53
rebundant (adjective) : so abundant or lavish that one word could simply not be used. redundant + abundant = rebundant.
Submitted by: hotchick93 from Ohio on Apr. 18, 2007 15:39
recapsulate (verb) : to replace in a capsule (as reducing the dosage contained in a pill)
After pulling it apart, I decided it would be better to recapsulate the medicine before taking it.
Submitted by: M. Beneteau from Canada on Jun. 29, 2009 15:24
recast (verb) : to reduce one's monthly mortgage payments and interest paid over the life of the loan by making a large lump sum payment toward the loan's principal and having the monthly payments adjusted accordingly
Lenders, which would probably rather earn thousands of dollars in closing fees from refinancing your loan, are not obliged to recast mortgages. —Lynnley Browning, The New York Times, December 30, 2010
Submitted by: Anonymous on Jan. 07, 2011 14:41
reccy (noun) : a quick reconnaissance; a glance around
The commando of 29th division whipped out his Ak-47 and took a quick reccy around the abandoned bunker.
Submitted by: Jeff Hai from Hawaii on Apr. 01, 2008 12:56
recency (noun) : the measure of how recently an event or action occurred
The entries were grouped in order of recency.
Submitted by: Billy Stevens from Oregon on Dec. 11, 2005 15:35
recepcretary (noun) : a person who works in an office as a receptionist and secretary
My occupation is a recepcretary.
Submitted by: Mary-Ann from Australia on Mar. 19, 2008 20:28
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