1. right ascension (astronomy) the equatorial coordinate specifying the angle, measured eastward along the celestial equator, from the vernal equinox to the intersection of the hour circle that passes through an object in the sky; usually expressed in hours and minutes and seconds; used with declination to specify positions on the celestial sphere
  2. ratiocination the proposition arrived at by logical reasoning
  3. righteousness the quality of adhering to moral principles
  4. dissension disagreement among those expected to cooperate
  5. reticent reluctant to draw attention to yourself
  6. consensus agreement in the judgment reached by a group as a whole
  7. reticence the trait of being uncommunicative
  8. condescension showing arrogance by patronizing those considered inferior
  9. ascension a movement upward
  10. reminiscence a mental impression retained and recalled from the past
  11. photosensitise make (an organism or substance) sensitive to the influence of radiant energy and especially light
  12. renascence a second or new birth
  13. high-tension subjected to or capable of operating under relatively high voltage
  14. Ascension (New Testament) the rising of the body of Jesus into heaven on the 40th day after his Resurrection
  15. arteria ascendens the branch of the ileocolic artery that supplies the ascending colon
  16. Six Nations a league of Iroquois tribes including originally the Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga and Seneca (the Five Nations); after 1722 they were joined by the Tuscarora (the Six Nations)
  17. tension the action of stretching something tight
  18. transience the attribute of being brief or fleeting
  19. descensus the slipping or falling out of place of an organ
  20. quarter sessions a local court with criminal jurisdiction and sometimes administrative functions