reconnaissance N. /侦查/survey of enemy by soldiers; reconnoitering. If you encounter any enemy soldiers during your reconnaissance, capture them for questioning.
recount V. /解说，告诉;重新数/narrate or tell; count over again. A born storyteller, my father loved to recount anecdotes about his early years in New York.
recourse N. /求助;求援/resorting to help when in trouble. The boy's only recourse was to appeal to his father for aid.
recrimination N. /反责;反击/countercharges. Loud and angry recriminations were her answer to his accusations.
rectify V. /纠正/set right; correct. You had better send a check to rectify your account before American Express cancels your credit card.
rectitude N. /垂直;正直;公正/uprightness; moral virtue; correctness of judgment. The Eagle Scout was a model of rectitude.
recumbent ADJ. /靠着的;斜躺的;不动的;休息的/reclining; lying down completely or in part. The command "AT EASE" does not permit you to take a recumbent position.
recuperate V. /恢复/recover. The doctors were worried because the patient did not recuperate as rapidly as they had expected.
recurrent ADJ. /一遍又一遍发生的;循环发生的/occurring again and again. Richard's recurrent asthma attacks disturbed us and we consulted a physician.
redolent ADJ. /有味道的;有香味儿的/fragrant; odorous; suggestive of an odor. Even though it is February, the air is redolent of spring.
redoubtable ADJ. /可怕的/formidable; causing fear. During the Cold War period, neighboring countries tried not to offend the Russians because they could be redoubtable foes.
redress N. /补偿;赔偿/remedy; compensation. Do you mean to tell me that I can get no redress for my injuries? also v.
redundant ADJ. /冗余的;多余的/superfluous; repetitious; excessivejy wordy. The bottle of wine I brought to Bob's was certainly redundant how was I to know Bob owned a winery? In your essay, you repeat several points unnecessarily; try to be less redundant in the future. redundancy, N.
reek V. /散发(气味)/emit (odor). The room reeked with stale tobacco smoke. also N.
refraction N. /(光线的)折舐，弯曲/bending of a ray of light. When you look at a stick inserted in water, it looks bent because of the refraction of the light by the water.