14 letter words whose second letter is R

Arachnological (a.) Of or pertaining to arachnology.

Arboricultural (a.) Pertaining to arboriculture.

Archaeological () Relating to archaeology, or antiquities; as, archaeological researches.

Archchancellor (n.) A chief chancellor; -- an officer in the old German empire, who presided over the secretaries of the court.

Archdeaconship (n.) The office of an archdeacon.

Archiepiscopal (a.) Of or pertaining to an archbishop; as, Canterbury is an archiepiscopal see.

Archipterygium (n.) The primitive form of fin, like that of Ceratodus.

Architectonics (n.) The science of architecture.

Archpresbytery (n.) The absolute dominion of presbytery.

Aristocratical (a.) Of or pertaining to an aristocracy; consisting in, or favoring, a government of nobles, or principal men; as, an aristocratic constitution.

Aristocratical (a.) Partaking of aristocracy; befitting aristocracy; characteristic of, or originating with, the aristocracy; as, an aristocratic measure; aristocratic pride or manners.

Arithmetically (adv.) Conformably to the principles or methods of arithmetic.

Arrondissement (n.) A subdivision of a department.

Articulateness (n.) Quality of being articulate.

Artificialness (n.) The quality of being artificial.

Artiodactylous (a.) Even-toed.

Brachycephalic (a.) Alt. of Brachycephalous

Brachydiagonal (a.) Pertaining to the shorter diagonal, as of a rhombic prism.

Brachydiagonal (n.) The shorter of the diagonals in a rhombic prism.

Brachypinacoid (n.) A plane of an orthorhombic crystal which is parallel both to the vertical axis and to the shorter lateral (brachydiagonal) axis.

Branchiomerism (n.) The state of being made up of branchiate segments.

Branchiostegal (a.) Pertaining to the membrane covering the gills of fishes.

Branchiostegal (n.) A branchiostegal ray. See Illustration of Branchial arches in Appendix.

Breathableness (n.) State of being breathable.

Breathlessness (n.) The state of being breathless or out of breath.

Breech-loading (a.) Receiving the charge at the breech instead of at the muzzle.

Bristle-shaped (a.) Resembling a bristle in form; as, a bristle-shaped leaf.

Broadspreading (a.) Spreading widely.

Brobdingnagian (a.) Colossal; of extraordinary height; gigantic.

Brobdingnagian (n.) A giant.

Broken-bellied (a.) Having a ruptured belly.

Broken-hearted (a.) Having the spirits depressed or crushed by grief or despair.

Brother german () A brother by both the father's and mother's side, in contradistinction to a uterine brother, one by the mother only.

Brother-in-law (n.) The brother of one's husband or wife; also, the husband of one's sister; sometimes, the husband of one's wife's sister.

Craig flounder () The pole flounder.

Craniometrical (a.) Pertaining to craniometry.

Creditableness (n.) The quality of being creditable.

Credit foncier () A company licensed for the purpose of carrying out improvements, by means of loans and advances upon real securities.

Crisscross-row (n.) See Christcross-row.

Cross-crosslet (n.) A cross having the three upper ends crossed, so as to from three small crosses.

Cross-examined (imp. & p. p.) of Cross-examine

Cross-examiner (n.) One who cross-examines or conducts a crosse-examination.

Crossopterygii (n. pl.) An order of ganoid fishes including among living species the bichir (Polypterus). See Brachioganoidei.

Cross-question (v. t.) To cross-examine; to subject to close questioning.

Cross-springer (n.) One of the ribs in a groined arch, springing from the corners in a diagonal direction. [See Illustr. of Groined vault.]

Cross-vaulting (n.) Vaulting formed by the intersection of two or more simple vaults.

Crown-imperial (n.) A spring-blooming plant (Fritillaria imperialis) of the Lily family, having at the top of the stalk a cluster of pendent bell-shaped flowers surmounted with a tuft of green leaves.

Cryptographist (n.) Same as Cryptographer.

Crystallizable (a.) Capable of being crystallized; that may be formed into crystals.

Crystallogenic (a.) Alt. of Crystallogenical

Crystallomancy (n.) Divination by means of a crystal or other transparent body, especially a beryl.

Crystallometry (n.) The art of measuring crystals.

Draggle-tailed (a.) Untidy; sluttish; slatternly.

Dragon's blood () Alt. of Dragon's tail

Drummond light () A very intense light, produced by turning two streams of gas, one oxygen and the other hydrogen, or coal gas, in a state of ignition, upon a ball of lime; or a stream of oxygen gas through a flame of alcohol upon a ball or disk of lime; -- called also oxycalcium light, or lime light.

Erythrochroism (n.) An unusual redness, esp. in the plumage of birds, or hair of mammals, independently of age, sex, or season.

Erythrodextrin (n.) A dextrin which gives a red color with iodine. See Dextrin.

Erythrophleine (n.) A white crystal

Erythrophyllin (n.) The red coloring matter of leaves, fruits, flowers, etc., in distinction from chlorophyll.

Franklin stove () A kind of open stove introduced by Benjamin Franklin, the peculiar feature of which was that a current of heated air was directly supplied to the room from an air box; -- now applied to other varieties of open stoves.

Frank-marriage (n.) A certain tenure in tail special; an estate of inheritance given to a man his wife (the wife being of the blood of the donor), and descendible to the heirs of their two bodies begotten.

Fraternization (n.) The act of fraternizing or uniting as brothers.

Freieslebenite (n.) A sulphide of antimony, lead, and silver, occuring in monoclinic crystals.

Fringillaceous (a.) Fringil

Fructification (n.) The act of forming or producing fruit; the act of fructifying, or rendering productive of fruit; fecundation.

Fructification (n.) The collective organs by which a plant produces its fruit, or seeds, or reproductive spores.

Fructification (n.) The process of producing fruit, or seeds, or spores.

Graminifolious (a.) Bearing leaves resembling those of grass.

Grammaticaster (n.) A petty grammarian; a grammatical pedant or pretender.

Grammatication (n.) A principle of grammar; a grammatical rule.

Grammaticizing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Grammaticize

Gramme machine () A kind of dynamo-electric machine; -- so named from its French inventor, M. Gramme.

Grandiloquence (n.) The use of lofty words or phrases; bombast; -- usually in a bad sense.

Great-grandson (n.) A son of one's grandson or granddaughter.

\d8Gregarin\91 (n. pl.) An order of Protozoa, allied to the Rhizopoda, and parasitic in other animals, as in the earthworm, lobster, etc. When adult, they have a small, wormlike body inclosing a nucleus, but without external organs; in one of the young stages, they are amoebiform; -- called also Gregarinida, and Gregarinaria.

\d8Gregarinida () Gregarinae.

Grossification (n.) The act of making gross or thick, or the state of becoming so.

Grossification (n.) The swelling of the ovary of plants after fertilization. Henslow.

Gruyere cheese () A kind of cheese made at Gruyere, Switzerland. It is a firm cheese containing numerous cells, and is known in the United States as Schweitzerkase.

Irrationalness (n.) Irrationality.

Irrecognizable (a.) Not recognizable.

Irreconcilable (a.) Not reconcilable; implacable; incompatible; inconsistent; disagreeing; as, irreconcilable enemies, statements.

Irreducibility (n.) The state or quality of being irreducible.

Irregeneration (n.) An unregenerate state.

Irregularities (pl. ) of Irregularity

Irremobability (n.) The quality or state of being irremovable; immovableness.

Irreparability (n.) The quality or state of being irreparable; irreparableness.

Irreplevisable (a.) Not capable of being replevied.

Irreproachable (a.) Not reproachable; above reproach; not deserving reproach; blameless.

Irreproachably (adv.) In an irreproachable manner; blamelessly.

Irrespectively (adv.) Without regard to conditions; not making circumstances into consideration.

Irresuscitable (a.) Incapable of being resuscitated or revived.

Irrevocability (n.) The state or quality of being irrevocable; irrevocableness.

Orbitosphenoid (a.) Of or pertaining to the sphenoid bone and the orbit, or to the orbitosphenoid bone.

Orbitosphenoid (n.) The orbitosphenoid bone, which is situated in the orbit on either side of the presphenoid. It generally forms a part of the sphenoid in the adult.

Organizability (n.) Quality of being organizable; capability of being organized.

Organographist (n.) One versed in organography.

Organometallic (a.) Metalorganic.

Ornithodelphia (n. pl.) Same as Monotremata.

Ornithological (a.) Of or pertaining to ornithology.

Ornithoscelida (n. pl.) A group of extinct Reptilia, intermediate in structure (especially with regard to the pelvis) between reptiles and birds.

Ornithotomical (a.) Of or pertaining to ornithotomy.

Orthographical (a.) Of or pertaining to orthography, or right spelling; also, correct in spelling; as, orthographical rules; the letter was orthographic.

Orthographical (a.) Of or pertaining to right

Practicability (n.) The quality or state of being practicable; practicableness; feasibility.

Praecommissure (n.) A transverse commissure in the anterior part of the third ventricle of the brain; the anterior cerebral commissure.

Praise-meeting (n.) A religious service mainly in song.

Praiseworthily (adv.) In a praiseworthy manner.

Preappointment (n.) Previous appointment.

Prebendaryship (n.) The office of a prebendary.

Precociousness (n.) Alt. of Precocity

Precogita/tion (n.) Previous cogitation.

Precontracting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Precontract


Predestinarian (a.) Of or pertaining to predestination; as, the predestinarian controversy.

Predestinarian (n.) One who believes in or supports the doctrine of predestination.

Predestinating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Predestinate

Predestination (n.) The act of predestinating.

Predestination (n.) The purpose of Good from eternity respecting all events; especially, the preordination of men to everlasting happiness or misery. See Calvinism.

Predestinative (a.) Determining beforehand; predestinating.

Predeterminate (a.) Determined beforehand; as, the predeterminate counsel of God.

Predisposition (n.) The act of predisposing, or the state of being predisposed; previous inclination, tendency, or propensity; predilection; -- applied to the mind; as, a predisposition to anger.

Predisposition (n.) Previous fitness or adaptation to any change, impression, or purpose; susceptibility; -- applied to material things; as, the predisposition of the body to disease.

Preexamination (n.) Previous examination.

Preexistentism (n.) The theory of a preexistence of souls before their association with human bodies.

Preexpectation (n.) Previous expectation.

Prefecundation (n.) A term collectively applied to the changes or conditions preceding fecundation, especially to the changes which the ovum undergoes before fecundation.

Prefecundatory (a.) Of or pertaining to prefecundation.

Preferableness (n.) The quality or state of being preferable.

Preindesignate (a.) Having no sign expressive of quantity; indefinite. See Predesignate.

Preinstructing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Preinstruct

Premonstration (n.) A showing beforehand; foreshowing.

Preponderating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Preponderate

Preponderation (n.) The act or state of preponderating; preponderance; as, a preponderation of reasons.

Prescriptively (adv.) By prescription.

Presentimental (a.) Of nature of a presentiment; foreboding.

Preservatories (pl. ) of Preservatory

Presumptuously (adv.) In a presumptuous manner; arrogantly.

Presupposition (n.) The act of presupposing; an antecedent implication; presumption.

Presupposition (n.) That which is presupposed; a previous supposition or surmise.

Preventability (n.) The quality or state of being preventable.

Principalities (pl. ) of Principality

Priscillianist (n.) A follower of Priscillian, bishop of Avila in Spain, in the fourth century, who mixed various elements of Gnosticism and Manicheism with Christianity.

Probabiliorism (n.) The doctrine of the probabiliorists.

Probabiliorist (n.) One who holds, in opposition to the probabilists, that a man is bound to do that which is most probably right.

Proboscidifera (n. pl.) An extensive division of pectinibranchiate gastropods, including those that have a long retractile proboscis, with the mouth at the end, as the cones, whelks, tritons, and cowries. See Illust. of Gastropoda, and of Winkle.

Proboscidifera (n. pl.) A subdivision of the taenioglossate gastropods, including the fig-shells (Pyrula), the helmet shells (Cassis), the tritons, and allied genera.

Proboscidiform (a.) Having the form or uses of a proboscis; as, a proboscidiform mouth.

Proceleusmatic (a.) Inciting; animating; encouraging.

Proceleusmatic (a.) Consisting of four short syllables; composed of feet of four short syllables each.

Proceleusmatic (n.) A foot consisting of four short syllables.

Procrastinated (imp. & p. p.) of Procrastinate

Procrastinator (n.) One who procrastinates, or defers the performance of anything.

Procrusteanize (v. t.) To stretch or contract according to some rule or standard.

Procuratorship (n.) The office or term of a procurator.

Prodigiousness (n.) The quality or state of being prodigious; the state of having qualities that excite wonder or astonishment; enormousness; vastness.

Productibility (n.) The state of being productible; producibility.

Professionally (adv.) In a professional manner or capacity; by profession or calling; in the exercise of one's profession; one employed professionally.

Profligateness (n.) The quality of being profligate; an abandoned course of life; profligacy.

Progenitorship (n.) The state of being a progenitor.

Prognosticable (a.) Capable of being prognosticated or foretold.

Prognosticated (imp. & p. p.) of Prognosticate

Prognosticator (n.) One who prognosticates; a foreknower or foreteller of a future course or event by present signs.

Progressionist (n.) One who holds to a belief in the progression of society toward perfection.

Progressionist (n.) One who maintains the doctrine of progression in organic forms; -- opposed to uniformitarian.

Prohibitionist (n.) One who favors prohibitory duties on foreign goods in commerce; a protectionist.

Prohibitionist (n.) One who favors the prohibition of the sale (or of the sale and manufacture) of alcoholic liquors as beverages.

Pronunciamento (n.) A proclamation or manifesto; a formal announcement or declaration.

Propaedeutical (a.) Of, pertaining to, or conveying, preliminary instruction; introductory to any art or science; instructing beforehand.

Properispomena (pl. ) of Properispomenon

Propheticality (n.) Propheticalness.

Prophylactical (a.) Defending or preserving from disease; preventive.

Propitiatorily (adv.) By way of propitiation.

Proportionable (a.) Capable of being proportioned, or made proportional; also, proportional; proportionate.

Proportionably (adv.) Proportionally.

Proportionally (adv.) In proportion; in due degree; adapted relatively; as, all parts of the building are proportionally large.

Proportionated (imp. & p. p.) of Proportionate

Proportionless (a.) Without proportion; unsymmetrical.

Proportionment (n.) The act or process of dividing out proportionally.

Proprietorship (n.) The state of being proprietor; ownership.

Proscriptional (a.) Proscriptive.

Prosencephalic (a.) Of or pertaining to the prosencephalon.

Prosencephalon (n.) The anterior segment of the brain, including the cerebrum and olfactory lobes; the forebrain.

Prosencephalon (n.) The cerebrum.

Prosopocephala (n. pl.) Same as Scaphopoda.

Prosopulmonata (n. pl.) A division of pulmonate mollusks having the breathing organ situated on the neck, as in the common snail.

Protectiveness (n.) The quality or state of being protective.

Protestantical (a.) Protestant.

Pro thyalosoma (n.) The investing portion, or spherical envelope, surrounding the eccentric germinal spot of the germinal vesicle.

Protocanonical (a.) Of or pertaining to the first canon, or that which contains the authorized collection of the books of Scripture; -- opposed to deutero-canonical.

Protocatechuic (a.) Pertaining to, derived from, or designating, an organic acid which is obtained as a white crystal

Protophytology (n.) Paleobotany.

Protoplasmatic (a.) Protoplasmic.

Protosulphuret (n.) A protosulphide.

Prototracheata (n. pl.) Same as Malacopoda.

Protovertebrae (pl. ) of Protovertebra

Protovertebral (a.) Of or pertaining to the protovertebrae.

Provincialized (imp. & p. p.) of Provincialize

Trachelipodous (a.) Having the foot united with the neck; of or pertainingto the Trachelipoda.

Trachyspermous (a.) Rough-seeded.

Trade-unionist (n.) A member of a trades union, or a supporter of trades unions.

Traditionalist (n.) An advocate of, or believer in, traditionalism; a traditionist.

Traditionarily (adv.) By tradition.

Traditionaries (pl. ) of Traditionary

Tralatitiously (adv.) In a tralatitious manner; metephorically.

Tranquilliized () of Tranquillize

Tranquillizing () of Tranquillize

Tranquillizing (a.) Making tranquil; calming.

Transanimating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Transanimate

Transanimation (n.) The conveyance of a soul from one body to another.

Transcendental (n.) A transcendentalist.

Transcendently (adv.) In a transcendent manner.

Transcorporate (v. i.) To transmigrate.

Transformation (n.) The act of transforming, or the state of being transformed; change of form or condition.

Transformation (n.) Any change in an organism which alters its general character and mode of life, as in the development of the germ into the embryo, the egg into the animal, the larva into the insect (metamorphosis), etc.; also, the change which the histological units of a tissue are prone to undergo. See Metamorphosis.

Transformation (n.) Change of one from of material into another, as in assimilation; metabolism; metamorphosis.

Transformation (n.) The imagined possible or actual change of one metal into another; transmutation.

Transformation (n.) A change in disposition, heart, character, or the like; conversion.

Transformation (n.) The change, as of an equation or quantity, into another form without altering the value.

Transformative (a.) Having power, or a tendency, to transform.

Transfretation (n.) The act of passing over a strait or narrow sea.

Transitoriness (n.) The quality or state of being transitory; speedy passage or departure.

Translatitious (a.) Metaphorical; tralatitious; also, foreign; exotic.

Translatorship (n.) The office or dignity of a translator.

Transmigrating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Transmigrate

Transmigration (n.) The act of passing from one country to another; migration.

Transmigration (n.) The passing of the soul at death into another mortal body; metempsychosis.

Transmigratory (a.) Passing from one body or state to another.

Transparencies (pl. ) of Transparency

Transpatronize (v. t.) To transfer the patronage of.

Transplendency (n.) Quality or state of being transplendent.

Transportation (n.) The act of transporting, or the state of being transported; carriage from one place to another; removal; conveyance.

Transportation (n.) Transport; ecstasy.

Transportingly (adv.) So as to transport.

Transregionate (a.) Foreign.

Transverberate (v. t.) To beat or strike through.

Travel-tainted (a.) Harassed; fatigued with travel.

Treasure-house (n.) A house or building where treasures and stores are kept.

Treasure-trove (n.) Any money, bullion, or the like, found in the earth, or otherwise hidden, the owner of which is not known. In England such treasure belongs to the crown; whereas similar treasure found in the sea, or upon the surface of the land, belongs to the finder if no owner appears.

Trenton period () A subdivision in the lower Silurian system of America; -- so named from Trenton Falls, in New York. The rocks are mostly limestones, and the period is divided into the Trenton, Utica, and Cincinnati epochs. See the Chart of Geology.

Tricarballylic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, a complex tribasic organic acid, C3H5.(CO2H)3 occurring naturally in unripe beet roots, and produced artificially from glycerin as a white crystal

Trichobranchia (n.) The gill of a crustacean in which the branchial filaments are slender and cylindrical, as in the crawfishes.

Trichoscolices (n. pl.) An extensive group of wormlike animals characterized by being more or less covered with cilia.

Tricornigerous (a.) Having three horns.

Tridentiferous (a.) Bearing a trident.

Tridimensional (a.) Having three dimensions; extended in three different directions.

Trifluctuation (n.) A concurrence of three waves.

Triliteralness (n.) The quality of being triliteral; as, the triliterality of Hebrew roots.

Trimethylamine (n.) A colorless volatile alka

Trinitarianism (n.) The doctrine of the Trinity; the doctrine that there are three distinct persons in the Godhead.

Trinitrophenol (n.) Picric acid.

Tripe-de-roche (n.) Same as Rock tripe, under Rock.

Tripersonalist (n.) A Trinitarian.

Tripersonality (n.) The state of existing as three persons in one Godhead; trinity.

Triple-crowned (a.) Having three crowns; wearing the triple crown, as the pope.

Trirectangular (a.) Having three right angles. See Triquadrantal.

Trisoctahedron (n.) A solid of the isometric system bounded by twenty-four equal faces, three corresponding to each face of an octahedron.

Trugging-house (n.) A brothel.

Trumpet-shaped (a.) Tubular with one end dilated, as the flower of the trumpet creeper.

Uraniscoplasty (n.) The process of forming an artificial palate.

Uranographical (a.) Of or pertaining to uranography; as, an uranographic treatise.

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