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tonsure(n)
shaving of the head,especially by person entering religious orders
topography
physical features of a region
torpor
lethargy,sluggishness,dormancy
torque
twisting force,force producing rotation
torrent
rushing stream,flood
torrid
passionate,hot or scorching
torso
trunk of statue with head and limbs missing
tortous
winding,full of curves
totter(v)
move unsteadily,sway,as if about to fall
touchstone
stone used to test the fineness of gold alloys.criterion
touchy
sensitive,irascible
tout(v)
publicize,praise excessively
toxic
poisonous
tract
pamphlet,a region of indefinite size
tractable
docile,easily managed
traduce(v)
expose to slander
trajectory
path taken by a projectile
tranquility
calmness,peace
transcendent
surpassing,exceeding ordinary limits
transcribe
copy
transfigure(v)
transform transworldly,usually for the better,change in form or aspect
transgression
violation of law,sin
transient
mommentary,temporary,saying for a short time
transition
going from one state of action to another
transitory
impermenant,fleeting
translucent
partly transparent
transmute
change,change to something different
transparent
easily detected,permitting light to pass through freely
transpire(v)
be revealed,happen
transport
strong emotion
trappings
outward decorations,ornaments
traumatic
pertaining to an injury caused by violance
travail
painful physical or mental labor,drudgery,torment
traverse(v)
go through or cross
travesty
harshly distorted imitation,parody,debased likeness
treatise
article treating a subject systimecally and thoroughlly
trek
travel,journey
tremor
trembling,slight quiver
tremulous
trembling,wavering
trenchant
forceful and vigorous,cutting
trepidation
fear,nervous apprehension
tribulation
distress,suffering
tribunal
court of justice
tribute
tax levied by a ruler,mark of respect
trident
three pronged spear
trifling
trivial,unimportant
trigger
set off
trilogy
group of three works
trinket
kinkknack,bauble
trite
hackneyed,commonplace
trivia
trifles,unimportant,matters
troth
pledge of good faith especially in betrothal
trough
container for feeding farm animals
truculence
aggressiveness,ferocity
truism
self evident truth
truncate(v)
cut the top off
tryst
meeting
tumid
swollen,pompous,bombastic
tumult
commotion,riot,noise
tundra
rolling
turbid
muddy,having the sediment disturbed
turbulence
state of violent agitation
tureen
deep dish for serving soup
turgid
swollen,distended
turmoil
great commotion and confusion
turncoat
traitor
turpitude
depravity
tutelage
gaurdianship,training
tutelary
protective,pertainig to a gaurdianship
tycoon
wealthy leader
typhoon
tropical hurricane or cyclone
tyranny
oppression,cruel government
tyro
beginner, novice
ubiquitous
being everywhere,omnipresent