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Flashcards in Deck 30 Deck (20):
1

Tergiversate

To change sides/loyalties
To be evasive/ambiguous; equivocate

2

Titillation

To arouse, tease, or excite pleasurably and often superficially

3

Titular

Relating to the nature of a title
In name only
Bearing/giving a title

4

Tony

Stylish, classy

5

Touchstone

A criterion/standard by which judgment is made

6

Traipse

Walk heavily or tiredly

7

Transmogrify

Change or transform into a different shape, esp a grotesque or bizarre one

8

Tribulation

Grievous trouble; severe trial or suffering; hardship; distress

9

Trove

Collection of objects

10

Trumpet

Proclaim loudly or widely
"Blow one's own trumpet" - Boast about oneself, brag

11

Trundle (v.)

To cause to roll along
A small wheel, roller

12

Tumescence

Swelling
Pompous and pretentious
Affected with many ideas/emotions

13

Ululation

To howl as a wolf
Lament loudly

14

Unbridled

Not controlled or restrained

15

Uncouth

Awkward, clumsy, ungraceful, unusual

16

Undergirds

To strengthen; secure by passing a rope, cable, or chain around the underside of an object
Give fundamental support

17

Underpin

To support from beneath, esp by a prop, while avoiding damaging or weakening the superstructure (replace/strengthen foundation)
Give strength or support to

18

Underscore

Emphasize

19

Undue

Unwarranted, excessive, unjustifiable

20

Unscrupulous

Conscienceless, unprincipled