Word List No. 8

     •  raise (lift); raze (demolish) 
     •  rap (knock); wrap (enfold); rapt (engrossed) 
     •  read (peruse); reed (plant, musical instrument) 
     •  real (actual); reel (spool) 
     •  reality (actuality); realty (property) 
     •  reek (smell); wreak (punish) 
     •  register (record); registrar (record keeper) 
     •  reluctant (loathe to act); reticent (loathe to speak) 
     •  rest (remainder, quiet); wrest (to gain by force) 
     •  retch (to vomit); wretch (miserable person) 
     •  review (re-examine); revue (musical show) 
     •  riffle (shuffle); rifle (gun, groove, search) 
     •  rigor (severity); rigger (one who rigs) 
     •  ring (circle, sound); wring (squeeze) 
     •  rite (ceremony); right (correct); write  
     •  road (way); rode (didn't walk); rowed (didn't swim) 
     •  roe (fish eggs); rho (Greek letter); row (propel a boat) 
     •  room (space); rheum (mucous discharge) 
     •  root (plant part, cheer); route (planned way) 
     •  rote (repetition); wrote (put down on paper) 
     •  rough (not smooth); ruff (collar) 
     •  royal (regal); roil (to cloud) 
     •  rude (impolite); rood (crucifix); rued (regretted) 
     •  ruin (destroy); rune (character; magic charm)
     •  rung (step); wrung (squeezed) 
     •  rye (grain); wry (crooked) 
     •  sachet (perfume); sashay (strut) 
     •  sail (canvas); sale (exchange) 
     •  sanitorium (hospital); sanitarium (health resort) 
     •  scene (view, play subdivision); seen (watched) 
     •  scull (oar); skull (head bone) 
     •  seam (junction); seem (appear) 
     •  seaman (sailor); semen (sperm) 
     •  sear (to dry up); seer (prophet); sere (withered) 
     •  seed (plant ovule); cede (yield) 
     •  seine (net); sane (mentally balanced) 
     •  seller (vender); cellar (basement) 
     •  serf (laborer); surf (waves) 
     •  serge (cloth); surge (to billow) 
     •  session (meeting); cession (surrendering) 
     •  shanty (shack); chantey (song sung by sailors) 
     •  shear (to clip); sheer (swerve, diaphanous, perpendicular) 

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