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ridicule talk or actions that make unkind fun of someone or something. [2 definitions]
ridiculous silly; foolish; laughable.
rifle1 a gun that has a long barrel and that is shot from the shoulder.
rig to make ready for use by attaching sails, lines, and rope. [5 definitions]
rigging all the ropes, wires, and chains used on a boat or ship to hold up the masts and work the sails. [2 definitions]
right in keeping with what is fair and good. [21 definitions]
right and left in all places or directions; everywhere.
right angle the angle formed where two perpendicular lines meet. It measures ninety degrees.
right away at once; immediately.
right fielder in baseball, the player whose position is in right field when the other team is batting and whose primary function is to defend that territory.
right-handed using the right hand more often or more easily than the left. [3 definitions]
right off at once; immediately.
right off the bat at once; immediately.
right triangle a triangle with a right angle.
rigid difficult or impossible to bend; stiff. [2 definitions]
rigor disciplined effort.
rim the edge or border of something round or circular. [3 definitions]
rind a thick, firm outer layer or covering. Oranges, lemons, melons, and some cheeses have rinds.
ring1 the outer edge of a circle. [6 definitions]
ring2 to make the sound of a bell or something similar. [11 definitions]
ring a bell to sound familiar; to cause a person to remember something.