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tawdry
chaep and gaudy in appearance
taxing
onerous, burdensome, wearing
teetotalism
practice of abstinence from alcoholic drinks
temerity
boldness, rashness
temperate
moderation, conservative
temporize
draw out discussion so as to gain time
You'd have to temporize until you fing out how she wants to be advised
tenable
can be defended, reasonable
tendentious
biased, colored, jaundiced, partial
tender
offer formally
tenuous
very weak or slight, slender or fine
tepid
lukewarm, halfhearted, unenthusiastic
testator
person who dies leaving a will or testament in force
tether
fasten , tie (an animal) with rope or chain to restrict movement
theocracy
system of government in which priest rule in name of God
theology
study of religious faith
threadbare
thin and tattered with age, worn out
throng
crowd in great numbers
ticklish
sensitive
tightfisted
stingy, parsimonious, penurious
timeworn
hackneyed, aged
toil
work extremely hard, or struggle
she toiled all night long, she began to toil up the cliff path
tonsorial
relating to hairdressing
torpid
lacking energy or vigor, apathetic
torpor
lethargy, dormancy
torque
force that produces rotation or torsion
torrential
strong and fast-moving stream, overwhelming outpouring (torrent of abuse
torrid
scalding, scorching, sizzling
tourniquet
device to check bleeding or blood flow
tout
praise loudly or extravagantly
It was touted as the worlds most modern shopping center
tractible
obedient, amenable, pliant
transcend
surpass, rise above or go beyond the limits of
transgress
go beyond limits set by ; violate, breach, infringe, offend
travesty
absurd or grotesque misrepresentation
trenchant
vigorous style, sharp perception
trepidation
fear
trove
store of valuable or delightful things
truant
shirking responsibility