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Tacit

silently understood or implied

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Taciturn

silent, not talkative

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Tact

consideration in dealing with others, skill in not offending others

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Tactile

producing a sensation of touch

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Talisman

magic object that offers supernatural protection

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Talon

claw of an animal, especially a bird of prey

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Tangential

digressing, diverting

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Tangible

able to be sensed, perceptible, measureable

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Tantamount

equal in value or effect

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Taunt

to ridicule, mock, insult

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Tautological

having to do with needless repetition redundancy

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Tawdry

gaudy, cheap, showy

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Temerity

unreasonable or foolhardy disregard for danger, recklessness

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Temperance

restraint, self-control

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Tempestuous

stormy, turbulent

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Temporal

having to do with time

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Tenable

defensible, reasonable

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Tenacious

tending to persist or cling, persistent in adhering to something valued or habitual

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Tenet

a principle, belief, or doctrine accepted by members of a group

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Tentative

not fully worked out, uncertain

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Tenuous

having little substance or strength, flimsy, weak

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Tepid

neither hot or cold, lacking spirit

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Terrestrial

earthly, down-to earth, commonplace

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Terse

concise, brief, free of extra words

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Tertiary

of third rank or value

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Testimony

statement made under oath

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Therapeutic

medicinal

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Thicket

dense bushes

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Threshold

the point of entering

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Throng

a large group of people

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Thwart

to block or prevent from happening, frustrate, defeat the hopes or aspirations of

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Timeless

eternal

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Timorous

timid, shy, full of apprehension

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Tirade

long, harsh speech or verbal attack

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Titular

existing in title only, having a title without the functions or responsibilies

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Toady

one who flatters in the hope of gaining favors

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Tolerate

to endure, permit, to respect others

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Tome

book, usually large and academic

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Torpid

lethargic, unable to move, dormant

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Torpor

extreme mental and physical sluggishness

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Torrid

extremely hot or passionate

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Tortuous

having many twists and turns, highly complex

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Touchstone

something used to test the excellence of others

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Tout

to praise or publicize loudly or extravagantly

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Tractable

obedient, yielding

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Trajectory

the path followed by moving object, whether through space or otherwise, flight

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Transcribe

to reproduce, record

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Transient

passing with time, temporary, short-lived

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Transitory

short lived, existing only briefly

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Trapezoid

a shape having two parallel and two nonparallel sides

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Travesty

parody, exaggerated imitation, caricature

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Tremulous

trembling, timid, easily shaken

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Trenchant

acute, sharp, incisive, forceful, effective

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Trepidation

fear, anxiety

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Triangulation

a technique for establishing the distance between any two points

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Trifling

of slight worth, trivial, insignificant

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Trite

shallow, superficial

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Trounce

to beat severely, defeat

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Truculent

disposed to fight, belligerent

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Truncate

to cut off, shorten by cutting

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Tumult

state of confusion, agitation

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Turgid

swollen as from a fluid, bloated

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Turpitude

inherent vileness, foulness

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Tutelage

guardianship, guidance

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Tyro

beginner, novice