(Re*luc"tate) v. i. [See Reluct.] To struggle against anything; to resist; to oppose. [Obs.] "To delude their reluctating consciences." Dr. H. More.

(Rel`uc*ta"tion) n. Repugnance; resistance; reluctance. [Obs.] Bacon.

(Re*lume") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Relumed (-l?md"); p. pr. & vb. n. Reluming.] [OF. relumer (cf. F. rallumer), L. reluminare; pref. re- re- + luminare to light. Cf. Reillume.] To rekindle; to light again.

Relumed her ancient light, not kindled new.

I know not where is that Promethean heat
That can thy light relume.

(Re*lu"mine) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Relumined (-m?nd); p. pr. & vb. n. Relumining.] [See Relume.]

1. To light anew; to rekindle. Shak.

2. To illuminate again.

(Re*ly") v. i. [imp. & p. p. Relied (-l?d"); p. pr. & vb. n. Relying.] [Pref. re- + lie to rest.] To rest with confidence, as when fully satisfied of the veracity, integrity, or ability of persons, or of the certainty of facts or of evidence; to have confidence; to trust; to depend; — with on, formerly also with in.

Go in thy native innocence; rely
On what thou hast of virtue.

On some fond breast the parting soul relies.

Syn. — To trust; depend; confide; repose.

(Re*made") imp. & p. p. of Remake.

(Re*main") v. i. [imp. & p. p. Remained (-m?nd"); p. pr. & vb. n. Remaining.] [OF. remaindre, remanoir, L. remanere; pref. re- re- + manere to stay, remain. See Mansion, and cf. Remainder, Remnant.]

1. To stay behind while others withdraw; to be left after others have been removed or destroyed; to be left after a number or quantity has been subtracted or cut off; to be left as not included or comprised.

Gather up the fragments that remain.
John vi. 12.

Of whom the greater part remain unto this present, but some are fallen asleep.
1 Cor. xv. 6.

That . . . remains to be proved.

2. To continue unchanged in place, form, or condition, or undiminished in quantity; to abide; to stay; to endure; to last.

Remain a widow at thy father's house.
Gen. xxxviii. 11.

Childless thou art; childless remain.

Syn. — To continue; stay; wait; tarry; rest; sojourn; dwell; abide; last; endure.

(Re*main"), v. t. To await; to be left to. [Archaic]

The easier conquest now remains thee.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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