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tenacious
holding fast
tenet
doctrine, dogma
tentative
provisional; experimental
tenuous
lacking a sound basis (as in reasoning)
tepid
moderately warm: lukewarm
terse
effectively brief: concise
testy
easily annoyed; irritable
thrall
slave, bondman
thwart
block; to oppose
timidity
lack of self-confidence
tirade
a prolonged speech of abuse or condemnation
toady
to flatter for favors
torpid
lacking vigor: dull
tortuous
winding, full of curves
tractable
easily controlled: docile
transcend
to surpass; to exceed
transient
fleeting
translucent
partly transparent
transmute
to change
truvail
painful labor
trenchant
cutting; keen
trepidation
nervous agitation; fear
trite
commonplace; hackneyed
truculent
savage; aggresive
tumid
pompous
turbid
having the sediment disturbed, muddy
turgid
swollen; distended
tyro
a beginner: novice
ubiquitous
being everywhere: omnipresent
umbrage
resentment, anger
unbridled
violent
undulate
to have a wavelike motion
unequivocal
plain; obvious
unkempt
not combed; disheveled
unmitigated
harsh; severe
untenable
unsupportable
upbraid
to reproach, scold
unctuous
oil; bland
urbane
suave; refined
usury
lending money at illegal rates of interest
uxorious
excessively devoted to a wife
vacillate
sway, totter; fluctuate
vacuous
empty, dull, stupid, inane
uncouth
outlandish; clumsy
vagary
an eccentric idea or action: whim, caprice
vainglorious
boastful
validate
confirm; ratify
vanguard
forerunners
vantage
a position that provides superiority
variegated
many-colored