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Flashcards in "T-" Vocabulary Deck (32):
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Table

To remove from consideration (v)

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Taciturn

Not talkative, silent (adj)

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Talisman

Something believed to have magic power or bestow good luck (n)

4

Tamp

To plug, to drive in or down by a series of blows (v)

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Tautology

A repetition, a redundancy, a circular argument (n)

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Tawdry

Cheap, gaudy, showy, tacky, indecent (adj)

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Temperance

Moderation of self-restraint; self-control (n)

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Tenacity

The quality of adherence or persistence to something valued (n)

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Tendentious

Biased, showing marked tendencies (adj)

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Tender

To offer formally (v)

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Tenuous

Having little substance or strength, flimsy, weak (adj)

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Tepid

Characterized by a lack of force or enthusiasm (adj)

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Terse

Brief and concise in wording (adj)

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Timorous

Timid, fearful, diffident (adj)

15

Tirade

A long and extremely critical speech, harsh denunciation (n)

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Toady

Sycophant, flatterer, yes-man (n)

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Torpid

Lethargic, sluggish, dormant (adj)

18

Torque

A force that causes rotation (n)

19

Torrid

Scorching, ardent, passionate, hurried (adj)

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Tortuous

Winding, twisting, excessively complicated (adj)

21

Tout

To publicly praise or promote (v)

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Tractable

Docile, obedient, easily led (adj)

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Transient

Fleeting, passing quickly, brief (adj)

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Travesty

Mockery, caricature, parody (n)

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Trenchant

Sharply perceptive, keen, penetrating, biting, clear cut (adj)

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Trite

Lacking in freshness or effectiveness because of constant use or excessive repetition (adj)

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Truculent

Fierce, scathing, eager to fight (adj)

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Tumid

Swollen (adj)

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Turbid

Muddy, having sediment stirred up, clouded to the point of being opaque, in a state of turmoil (adj)

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Turgid

Swollen, bloated, pompous, excessively ornate (adj)

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Turpitude

Depravity, baseness (n)

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Tyro

Novice, beginner in learning (n)