1. resemblance n. 相似
bear /show a resemblance to 与...相象/相似
Your story shows little resemblance to the facts.
Twins often show great resemblance.
2. resent v. 怨恨
He resented being called his nickname.
Would your wife resent my being with you here?
3. retort v. 反驳
He retorted that it was my fault as much as his.
4. retrieve v. 取回=get back, bring back
I should like to retrieve my umbrella which I left in the car.
5. reunion n. 团聚=get-together
New Year's Day is a day for family reunion.
6. revelation n. 揭示
The revelation of his past lead to his resignation.
7. revive v. 使复苏
revive economy 经济复苏
All attempts to revive the fishing industry were foredoomed to failure.
8. rigorous a. 严格的
The planes have to undergo rigorous safety checks.
He makes a rigorous study of the plant in the area.
9. rip v. 撕裂
The poster had been ripped to pieces.
10. ritual n. 仪式=ceremony/routine
His morning ritual is to make coffee, take a shower and have breakfast.
She objects to the ritual of organized religion.
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