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tableau

vivid description, striking incident or scene

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tacit

silently understood or implied

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taciturn

uncommunicative, not inclined to speak much

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tactile

relating to the sense of touch

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taint

to spoil or infect; to stain honor

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tainted

stained, tarnished; corrupted, poisoned

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talon

claw of an animal, esp. a bird of prey

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tang

sharp flavor or odor

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tangential

digressing, diverting

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tangible

able to be sensed; perceptible, measurable

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tantamount

equivalent in value or significance; amounting to

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tarnished

corroded, discolored; discredited, disgraced

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tawdry

gaudy, cheap, showy

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taxonomy

science of classification

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technocrat

strong believer in technology; technical expert

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temperance

restraint, self-control, moderation

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tempered

moderated, restrained

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tempestuous

stormy, raging, furious

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tenable

defensible, reasonable

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tenacious

stubborn, holding firm

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tenet

belief, doctrine

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tensile

capable of withstanding physical stress

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tenuous

weak, insubstantial

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tepid

lukewarm; showing little enthusiasm

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terminal (adj)

concluding, final; fate

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terminal (n)

depot, station

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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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testament

statement of belief; will

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testimonial

statement testifying to a truth; something given in tribute to a person's achievement