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tacit
implied; not explicitly stated
only "tacked" to the main statement
torpid
lethargic; sluggish; dormant
like after a torpido
torque
a force that causes rotation
tortuous
windindg; twisting, excessively complicated
tout
to publicly praise or promote
opposite of flout
truculent
fierce and cruel; eager to fight
like a truck
ubiquitous
existing everywhere at the same time, constantly encountered
unfeigned
genuine; not false or hyporcritical
urbane
sophisticated, refined
urban
vacillate
to waver indecisively between one course of action or opinion and another
variegated
multicolored; characterized by a variety of patched of different color
vexation
annoyance; irritation
vilify
to defame, to characterize harshly
villian
voracious
appetite or for activity or pursuit
abet
To aid, promote, or encourage the commission of (an offense)
made a bet to do this
abeyance
A state of suspension or temporary inaction
at bay for this purpose
abjure
to recant, renounce
ab - jure
ablution
A washing or cleansing, especially of the body
ab - l(o)tion
abstemious
Characterized by self denial or abstinence, as in the use of drink, food
ab - stem (skinny as a stem)
sounds like abstinence
abstruse
Dealing with matters difficult to be understood
ab - stract
abut
To touch at the end or boundary line
with the but
accede
to agree
accept + cede
acquiesce
to comply; submit
acquire a quiet spirit
adumbrate
To represent beforehand in outline or by emblem
ad (to, toward, advance)
um (emblem)
agog
in eager desire
ate the food in a gog.
alcove
A covered recess connected with or at the side of a larger room
al - purpose cove
anathema
Anything forbidden, as by social usage
animadversion
The utterance of criticism or censure
animated adversion
antidote
Anything that will counteract or remove the effects of poison, disease, or the like
anti - dose
aplomb
confidence, coolness
a pom pom palm tree
a fat person is calm
apogee
the climax
apple gee club is the climax of the fall when adam sinned
apotheosis
deification
away from + god = idolatry, not good
apposite
appropriate
apo to the proper site