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Resʹtive (2 syl.)

means inclined to resist, resist-ive, obstinate or self-willed. It has nothing to do with rest (quiet).

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Repartee
Repenter Curls
Reply Churlish (The)
Reproof Valiant (The)
Republican Queen
Republicans
Resolute (The)
Rest (The)
Rest on One’s Oars
Restive
Restorationists
Resurrection Men
Resurrection Pie
Retiarius
Retort Courteous (The)
Reuben Dixon
Reveillé [re-vay-ya]
Revenons à nos Moutons
Reverend
Revetments