n. - aversion, disgust.
- physics tendency of bodies to repel each other.
adj. Causing aversion or loathing; disgusting. repulsively adv. [french repulsif or *repulse]
adj. Of good repute; respectable. [french or medieval latin: related to *repute]
—adj. Required by circumstances; necessary to success etc. —n. (often foll. By for) thing needed (for some purpose). [latin: related to *require]
—v. (-sing) release (a record, film, etc.) Again. —n. Re-released record, film, etc.
adj. Feeling resentment. resentfully adv.
n. Member of the military reserve.
n. - large natural or artificial lake as a source of water supply.
- receptacle for fluid.
- supply of information etc. [french: related to *reserve]
—v. (-ling) 1 shuffle (cards) again.
- change the posts of (government ministers etc.). —n. Act of reshuffling.
n. - process of residing or being resident.
- a place where a person resides. B house, esp. One of pretension. in residence living or working at a specified place, esp. For the performance of duties (artist in residence).