1. run a risk take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome
  2. ransack search thoroughly
  3. Nynorsk one of two official languages of Norway
  4. tamarisk any shrub or small tree of the genus Tamarix having small scalelike or needle-shaped leaves and feathery racemes of small white or pinkish flowers; of mostly coastal areas with saline soil
  5. bassarisk raccoon-like omnivorous mammal of Mexico and the southwestern United States having a long bushy tail with black and white rings
  6. mannerism a behavioral attribute that is distinctive to an individual
  7. aneurism a cardiovascular disease characterized by a saclike widening of an artery resulting from weakening of the artery wall
  8. rein orchis any of several American wildflowers with a kidney-shaped lip
  9. linearise make linear or get into a linear form
  10. Canaries a group of mountainous islands in the Atlantic off the northwest coast of Africa forming Spanish provinces
  11. aneurysm an abnormal bulge caused by weakening of an artery wall
  12. rancorous showing deep-seated resentment
  13. RAM disk (computer science) a virtual drive that is created by setting aside part of the random-access memory to use as if it were a group of sectors
  14. naris any of the openings to the nasal cavities that allow air to flow through the cavities to the pharynx
  15. Ninhursag the great mother goddess
  16. asterisk a star-shaped character used in printing
  17. rancid having an offensive smell or taste
  18. Phanerozoic the period from about 5,400 million years ago until the present
  19. Ranales herbs, shrubs and trees: includes families Ranunculaceae
  20. risk a source of danger