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  1. rarefied
    made less dense
  2. recalcitrant
    obstinately stubborn; determined to resist authority; unruly
  3. recant
    disclaim or disavow; retract a previous statement
  4. recluse
    hermit; loner
  5. recondite
    abstruse (=incomprehensible to one of ordinary understanding or knowledge); profound; secret
  6. refractory
    stubborn, unmanageable
  7. refute
  8. relegate
    banish to an inferior position; delegate; assign
  9. reproach
    express disapproval or disappointment
  10. reprobate
    person hardened in sin; devoid of a sense of decency
  11. repudiate
    disown; disavow
  12. rescind
  13. resolution
  14. resolve
    determination; firmness of purpose
  15. reticent
    reserved; uncommunicative; inclined to silence
  16. reverent
    respectful; worshipful
  17. sage
    person celebrated for wisdom
  18. salubrious
  19. sanction
    approve; ratify
  20. satiate
    satisfy fully
  21. saturate
    soak thoroughly
  22. savor
    enjoy; have a distinctive flavor, smell or quality
  23. secrete
    hide away or cache; produce and release a substance into an organism
  24. shard
    fragment; generally of pottery
  25. skeptic
    doubter; person who suspends judgement until having examined the evidence supporting a point of view
  26. solicitous
    worried; concerned
  27. soporific
    sleep-causing; marked by sleepiness
  28. spectrum
    colored band produced when a beam of light passes through a prism
  29. sporadic
    occurring irregularly
  30. stigma
    token of disgrace; brand
  31. stint
    be thrifty; set limits
  32. stipulate
    make express conditions; specify
  33. stolid
    dull; impassive
  34. striated
    marked with parallel bands; grooved
  35. strut
    pompous walk
  36. strut
    supporting bar
  37. subpoena
    writ summoning a witness to appear
  38. subside
    settle down; descend; grow quiet
  39. substantiate
    establish by evidence; verify; support
  40. supersede
    cause to be set aside; replace; make obsolete
  41. supposition
    hypothesis; surmise
  42. tacit
    understood; not put into words
  43. tangential
    peripheral; only slightly connected
  44. tenuous
    thin; rare; slim
  45. tirade
    extended scolding; denunciation
  46. torpor
    lethargy; sluggishness
  47. torturous
    winding; full of curves
  48. tractable
    docile; easily managed
  49. transgression
    violation of the law; sin
  50. truculence
    aggressiveness; ferocity
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high freq (R-T)