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tonsure
shaving of the head
torpor
lethargy
torso
trunk of a statue with head and limbs missing
tortuous
winding, full of curves
totter
move unsteadily, sway as if about to fall
tout
praise excessively
traduce
to say things about sb that are unpleasant or not true, slander
transcendent
going beyond the usual limits
transgression
violation of law
transpire
be revealed, happen
trappings
the possessions etc. that are connected with a particular situation
travail
an unpleasant experience that involves a lot of hard work, difficulties/suffering
travesty
1)sth that does not have the qualities or values that it should have
2)comical parody
trenchant
(of criticism)expressed strongly and effectively(adjective)
trepidation
fear, nervous apprehension
tribulation
great trouble or suffering
trident
three pronged spear
trifling
small, not important
trite
a remark or opinion- dull or boring because it has been expressed so many times before
trough
container for feeding farm animals
troth
pledge for good faith especially in betrothal
truculence
aggressiveness
tryst
meeting
tumid
swollen,pompous
tumult
a confused situation in which there is a lot of noise
tureen
deep dish for serving soup
turgid
1) boring, complicated to understand
2) swollen, containing more water than usual
turncoat
traitor
turpitude
very immoral behaviour
tutelage, tutelary
guardianship, protection
tyro
beginner, novice