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synthesis

n. 합성(poin=chemical;인공적으로 합치는 거)

[ v. synthesize]

: combining of different elements into whole, formation of chemical compounds

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tacit

a. 암묵적인, 암시하는

# explicit

: not spoken, implied by or inferred

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taciturn

a. 과묵한, 말을 안하는, 말을 짧게하는

[ n. taciturnity]

: habitually untalkative

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tact

n. 외교술

= finesse

: ability to avoid giving offense, acute sensitivity to what is proper in dealing with others, diplomacy

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tangential

a. 접선을 지나는; 가장자리의

= almost irrelevant, peripheral

: of tangent

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taint

v, n. 더럽히다

= pollute, contaminate, spoil

: pollute, contaminate, spoil; stain, blemish

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tantamount

a. 대등한, 동등한

: equivalent to a particular thing in effect, outcome, or value

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taper

v. 폭을 줄이다

: make narrower

cf) taper-width (폭을 줄이다) retrench-expense (비용을 줄이다) e.g. tapering of quantitative easing

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tardy

a. (일, 사람) 느린

= late, delayed, sluggish, retard

# prompt(즉시; v. 일으키다, 자극하다)

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taut

a. 패팽한

# slack, lax loose(느슨한)

: pulled or stretched tightly

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tedious

a. 지루한

[ n. tedium(지루함)]

: boring, dull

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teem

v. 가득차다, 가득차있는 상태(가득채우다 아님, 자동사로 밖에 못씀)

# be scarce(부족하다)

[ a. teeming]

: be full of

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tempestuous

a. 폭풍치는; 격렬한

# halcyon

[ n. tempest]

: with storms, emotionally turbulent

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temporal

a. 시간의, 일시적인

: relating to time, chronological/ lasting only a short time

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tenacious

a. 고집

= pertinacious

[ n. tenecity]

: very determined or stubborn

cf) 심하게 굳센

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tendentious

a. 편파적 열렬지지

= partisan

: written or spoken by somebody who wants to supports a particular viewpoint or cause

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tentative

a. 불확실한, 자신없는; 잠정적인

# conclusive(최종결정)

: uncertain, provisional, temporary

cf) 텐테이티브 e.g. speak tentatively =이게 맞는지 모르겠는데...

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tenuous

a. 얇은, 논리가 희박한(근거가)

# sound

: thin, weak and unconvincing

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terror

n. 심하게 공포감을 주다

[ v. terrify]

: intense fear

cf) degree

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terse

a. 간결한

= curt, laconic, reticent, taciturn

[ n. terseness]

: brief and unfriendly, often conveying annoyance

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theatrical

a. 연극의, 극적인(histrionic)

= melodramatic(극적인게 point!), dramatic, histrionic

# restrained, natural

: unnatural, exaggerated

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timorous

a. 소심한

: timid, fearful

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tolerant

a. 견디는(다른 의견을 받아들이는=관대한 성품으로만 감)

# bigoted

[ v. tolerate]

: accepting different views, withstanding harsh treatment

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torpid

a. 무기력한

= listless, sluggish, lethargic, languid, lassitude

[ n. torpor]

: lacking physical or mental energy

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tortuous

a. 꼬여있는, 복잡한

= labyrinthine

: twisting and winding, extremely complex

cf) ref. distort:왜곡하다, contort:몸을 배배꼬다(e.g. 요가)