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reckless

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Doing things that can cause damage or harm to others, without caring.

Examples:

His reckless driving killed that man.

Martin’s reckless comment hurt Kim’s feelings.  He needs to think before he speaks!!

ridiculous

Ridiculus

A thing or situation that is very silly or crazy – often it is not possible.

Examples:

Your idea of moving to Germany to find work is ridiculous!  You don’t speak German.

This dress looks ridiculous on me!

rosy

Rosy

Showing hope for the future.

Examples:

If he keeps working this hard, Mark will have a rosy career.

Life is not rosy for people living in countries at war.

ridiculous

/rɪˈdɪkjʊləs/ (adj)

Something silly or unreasonable that you laugh at.

Example:

His excuses for being late are always ridiculous.

recess

/rɪˈsɛs/ (n)

The time when children are allowed to go outside and play at school.

Example:

Martin fell and bumped his head while playing soccer at recess.

ruckus

/ˈrʌkʌs/ (n)

A noisy situation.

Example:

What’s all the ruckus in here? I told you to keep quiet while the movie was playing!

riddle

/ˈrɪdl/ (n)

A question that is clever or funny.

Example:

That was good riddle. I really had to think about the answer.

raisin

/ˈreɪzən/ (n)

A dried grape

Example:

Raisins are a popular snack for children.

refill

/riˈfɪl/ (n)

To put more of a drink in a cup or glass or other container.

Example:

Would you like me to refill your coffee?

recap

/ˈrikæp/ (v)

Repeat the main points of a conversation.

Example:

At the end of a meeting, it is a good idea to recap the important action points.

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