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Tacit

adj. silently understood; implied
心照不宣的,默認的;不明言的,默示的

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Taciturn

adj. habitually untalkative
沉默寡言的;不苟言笑的

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Talisman

n. charm to bring good luck and avert(避開) misfortune
護身符

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Tangential

adj. peripheral(外圍的); digressing(脫離主題的)
略為觸及的 ,膚淺的;離題的

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Tautology

n. unnecessary repetition
同義反覆,贅述

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Taxonomy

n. science of classification; in biology, the process of classifying organisms in categories
分類學;分類法

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Tenet

n. belief; doctrine
信念;教義

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Tenuous

adj. weak; insubstantial
薄弱的;無力的

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Theocracy

n. government by priests representing a god
神權政治

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Thespian

n. an actor or actress
演員

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Timbre

n. the characteristic quality of sound produced by a particular instrument or voice; tone color
音色;音質

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Tirade

n. long, violent speech; verbal assault
長篇的攻擊性演說;激烈的發言

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Toady

n. flatterer; hanger-on; yes-man
諂媚者

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Tome

n. book, usually large and academic
大型書本

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Torpor

n. lethargy; dormancy(休眠狀態); sluggishness
(因懶散或睏倦而)不活躍

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Torque

n. a turning or twisting force; the moment of a force; the measure of a force's tendency to produce twisting or turning and rotation around an axis
轉矩;力矩;扭矩

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Tortuous

adj. having many twists and turns; highly complex
迂迴曲折的;複雜的,令人費解的

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Tout

v. to promote or praise energetically
兜售,推銷;讚揚,吹捧

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Tractable

adj. obedient; yielding
馴良的

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Transgression

n. act of trespassing or violating a law or rule
違反;違法,罪過
v - transgress

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Transient

adj. temporary; short-lived; fleeting
短暫的;一時的;瞬間的

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Translucent

adj. partially transparent
半透明的

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Travail

n. work, especially arduous work; tribulation(苦難); anguish(苦惱)
艱苦勞動,辛勤工作;痛苦,艱難
v. to work strenuously(奮發地)
艱苦勞動;辛勤努力

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Travesty

n. parody; exaggerated imitation; caricature(諷刺畫/文)
(對人或文學作品等的)滑稽模仿;拙劣的模仿;曲解

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Treatise

n. article treating a subject systematically and thoroughly
論文;專著

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Tremulous

adj. trembling; quivering; frugal(節儉的); timid
顫抖的;害怕的

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Trepidation

n. fear and anxiety
驚恐,慌張,不安

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Truculence

n. aggressiveness; ferocity(殘暴)
野蠻;粗暴

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Tryst

n. agreement between lovers to meet; rendezvous(約會)
約會

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Tumid

adj. swollen; distended(膨脹的)
腫起的,腫脹的

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Turbid

adj. muddy; opaque(晦澀的); in a state of great confusion
渾濁的;(思想等)紊亂的

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Turgid

adj. swollen; bloated(膨脹的); pompous(虛誇的)
腫脹的;(言詞等)浮誇的

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Tutelary

adj. serving as a guardian or protector
守護的;監護的