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Meanings of Reeking-of:

phrasal verb

If an event or situation reeks of an unpleasant quality, it seems to be caused by or connected to that quality

Usage examples:

His promotion reeks of favouritism.

Meanings of Reeks:

verb

Smell strongly and unpleasantly; stink.

Usage examples:

The yard reeked of wet straw and horse manure
noun

A foul smell.

Usage examples:

The reek of cattle dung

Meanings of Reel:

noun

A cylinder on which film, wire, thread, or other flexible materials can be wound.

Usage examples:

A cotton reel
verb

Wind something on to a reel by turning the reel.

Usage examples:

Sailplanes are often launched by means of a wire reeled in by a winch

Reel in

rɪəl

Meanings of Reel in:

phrasal verb

To get control of something or someone, sometimes by offering something in exchange

Usage examples:

The article offers tips on how computer users can avoid being reeled in by internet hustlers.

Meanings of Reel off:

phrasal verb

Say or recite something rapidly and without apparent effort.

Usage examples:

She proceeded to reel off the various dishes of the day

Reel out

rɪəl

Meanings of Reel out:

noun

The action, act, or process of unwinding something by means of rotating a reel.

phrasal verb

To move something by using a reel

Usage examples:

Gibson reeled in a 10-pound largemouth bass., the firemen reeled the hoses out.

Meanings of Reelable:

adjective

That can be reeled, or wound on a reel; specifically (of silk thread) that can be wound directly from the silkworm cocoon without requiring spinning; (of a cocoon) capable of yielding silk in this manner.

Reelect

riːɪˈlɛkt

Meanings of Reelect:

verb

Elect (someone) to a further term of office.

Usage examples:

Wilson was re-elected in september 1974

Reelected

riːɪˈlɛkt

Meanings of Reelected:

verb

Elect (someone) to a further term of office.

Usage examples:

Wilson was re-elected in september 1974

Reelecting

riːɪˈlɛkt

Meanings of Reelecting:

verb

Elect (someone) to a further term of office.

Usage examples:

Wilson was re-elected in september 1974

Reelection

ˌriː.ɪˈlek.ʃən

Meanings of Reelection:

noun

The election of someone to a further term of office.

Usage examples:

He announced that he would seek re-election for mayor

Reelections

ˌriːɪˈlɛkʃ(ə)n

Meanings of Reelections:

noun

The election of someone to a further term of office.

Usage examples:

He announced that he would seek re-election for mayor

Reelects

riːɪˈlɛkt

Meanings of Reelects:

verb

Elect (someone) to a further term of office.

Usage examples:

Wilson was re-elected in september 1974

Reeled

riːl

Meanings of Reeled:

verb

Wind something on to a reel by turning the reel.

Usage examples:

Sailplanes are often launched by means of a wire reeled in by a winch
noun

A cylinder on which film, wire, thread, or other flexible materials can be wound.

Usage examples:

A cotton reel

Meanings of Reelevate:

verb

To elevate or raise again; geology to raise (a geological formation) following subsidence, erosion, etc. (usually in passive).

Meanings of Reeligibility:

noun

The state or condition of being eligible for something for a second or subsequent time; especially suitability for re-election to a particular office.

Meanings of Reeligible:

adjective

Eligible (= having the necessary qualities or satisfying the necessary conditions) for something again, for a second, third, etc. time

Usage examples:

We have received the fee, and she is now re-eligible to compete., he has been suspended and becomes…

Reeling

riːl

Meanings of Reeling:

verb

Wind something on to a reel by turning the reel.

Usage examples:

Sailplanes are often launched by means of a wire reeled in by a winch
noun

A cylinder on which film, wire, thread, or other flexible materials can be wound.

Usage examples:

A cotton reel

Reels

riːl

Meanings of Reels:

noun

A cylinder on which film, wire, thread, or other flexible materials can be wound.

Usage examples:

A cotton reel
verb

Wind something on to a reel by turning the reel.

Usage examples:

Sailplanes are often launched by means of a wire reeled in by a winch

Meanings of Reem:

noun

A large, horned, ox-like animal mentioned in ancient hebrew literature, variously identified with the aurochs (bos primigenius), the water buffalo (genus bubalus), or the arabian oryx (oryx leucoryx), or regarded as mythical.

Meanings of Reembellish:

verb

To embellish or adorn again; to repair or restore by embellishment.

Reemerge

ˌriː.ɪˈmɜːdʒ

Meanings of Reemerge:

verb

Emerge again; come into sight or prominence once more.

Usage examples:

Polio has re-emerged in the country after nearly two decades

Meanings of Reemerged:

verb

Emerge again; come into sight or prominence once more.

Usage examples:

Polio has re-emerged in the country after nearly two decades

Reemergence

ˌriːɪˈməːdʒəns

Meanings of Reemergence:

noun

The process of coming into sight or prominence once more.

Usage examples:

The re-emergence of infectious diseases

Reemergent

riːɪˈməːdʒənt

Meanings of Reemergent:

adjective

Coming into sight or prominence once more.

Usage examples:

Concerns over re-emergent inflation

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