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tantrum
fit of petulance,caprice
taper(n)
candle
tarantula
venomous spider
tarry(v)
delay,dawdle
tatty(adj)
worn and shabby,,,bedraggled
taut
tight,ready
tautological
needlessly repititious
tawdry
cheap and gaudy
taxonomist
specialist in classifying animals
tedium
boredom,weariness
teetotalism
practice of abstaining totally from alcoholic drinks
temerity
boldness,rashness
temper(v)
moderate,tone down,restrain,toughen(steel)
temperament
chchristic frame of mind,disposition,emotional express
temperate
restrained,self-controlled,moderate in respect to temperature
tempestuous
stormy,impassioned,violent
tempo(n)
speed of music
temporal
not lasting forever,limited to time,secular
temporize(v)
act evasively to gain time,avoid committing oneself
tenacious
holding fast
tenacity
firmness,persistance
tendentious
having an aim,biased,designed to further a cause
tender(v)
offer,extend
tenet
doctorine,dogma
tensile
capable of being stretched
tentative
hesitant,not wholy worked out or developed,experimental,,not definite or positive
tenuous
thin,rare,slim
tenure
holding of an office,time during which such an office is held
tepid
lukewarm
termination
end
terminology
terms used in a science or art
terminus
last stop of railroad
terrestrial
on or relating to the earth
terse
concise,abrupt,pithy
tertiary
third
tessellated
inlaid,mosaic
testator
maker of a will
testy
irritable,short-tempered
tether(v)
tie with a rope
thematic
relating to a unifying motif or idea
theocracy
government run by religious leaders
theoretical
not practical or applied,hypothetical
theraputic
curative
thermal
pertaining to heat
thespian
pertaining to drama
thrall(n)
slave,bondage
threadbare
worn through till threads show shabby and poor
thrifty
careful about money,economical
thrive(v)
prosper,flourish
throes
violent anguish
throng
crowd
throttle(v)
strangle
thwart(v)
baffle,frustrate
tightwad
excessively frugal person,miser
tiller(n)
handle used to move boat's rudder(to steer)
timbre
quality of a musical tone made by a musical instrument
timidty
lack of self cofidence or courage
timorous
fearful,demonstrating fear
tipple(v)
drink alcoholic beverages frequently
tirade(n)
extended scolding,denunciation,harangue
titanic
gigantic
tithe
tax of one tenth
titillate
tickle
title(n)
right or claim to possesion,,remark of rank,name of a book or film
titter
nervous laugh
titular
having the title of an office without the obligations
toady
servile flatterer,yes-man
toga
roman outer rope
tome
large volume