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table
to remove from consideration
taboo
forbidden by custom or religious practice
tacit
understood, implied, not stated
taciturn
not talkative, silent
taint
contamination, undesirable substance that spoils something
taint
to spoil; to contaminate; to stain the honor of
talon
(猛鳥の)かぎつめ
tamp
詰める、抑えつける、突き固める
tangential
脱線して、関係のない
tangible
having actual form
tantalize
to tease or torment by offering something good, but not deliver
tantamount
equivalent, identical
taut
tense, keyed up, on edge(緊張した、張り詰めた)
tautology
a repetition, a redundancy, a circular argument
tawdry
cheap, gaudy, showy, tacky, indecent
technology
branch of knowledge dealing with engineering, applied science, etc.
tedium
tediousness or boredom
temerity
foolish boldness
tenable
supportable, defendable
tenacious
tough, stubborn
tendentious
biased, showing marked tendencies
tender
to offer formally
tenet
a principle; a firm belief
tense
緊張した、張り詰めた、切迫した
termagant
a scolding woman, a shrew
terminate
to end
terse
concise, brief, compact
therapy
healing or curing process
threshold
敷居
throng
crowd
thrust
to push or drive quickly and forcibly
thwart
to hinder, defeat
thwart
to prevent the occurrence or realization
tidings
literary news(通知、便り、消息、音信)
timorous
fearful, timid
tinge
a trace (very small amount of sth), smattering, or slight degree
toady
sycophant, flatterer, yes-man
toil
to proceed with difficulty
tolerate
to put up with, to bear
torrid
灼熱の、炎天下の、熱烈な
tortoise
a turtles; one that moves slowly
tortuous
winding
totter
to walk unsteadily, to sway
tradition
custom that has been handed down
tranquil
quiet
transient
passing, short-lived, fleeting
travesty
曲解、茶番、まがいもの
tremulous
quivering(震えた、臆病な ex. Tremulous voice)
trenchant
keen, incisive
trend
general direction
tributary
a stream that flows into a larger stream
tribute
a gift or other acknowledgment of gratitude
trivial
of little importance, insignificant
troupe
a group of acrobats(一座、一行)
truncated
cut short
tumid
swollen(はれあがった)
turbid
muddy, clouded to the point of being opaque
turbulent
unruly, agitated(荒れ狂う、乱れた)
turgid
swollen, pompous, excessively ornate
turmoil
state of great disturbance or confusion
turpitude
vileness, evil wickedness
tussle
a rough struggle
tyro
beginner, novice
tyro
novice, beginner in learning
ubiquitous
being everywhere at the same time
ulterior
lying beyond what is evident
ultimate
final
umbrage
resentment, offense
unabated
without subsiding
unconscionable
without conscience, unreasonable
unctuous
affectedly emotional
underwrite
agree to finance
undulate
to move in wavelike fashion, fluctuate(波打つ)
unintelligible
difficult to understand
uniqueness
独自性、特異性
universal
present everywhere
unkempt
untidy, neglected
unmitigated
unrelieved, as bad as can be
unreserved
unqualified
unsavory
disagreeable, offensive, morally bad
untoward
troublesome, unruly, adverse
unwieldy
bulky, difficult to handle
uproar
a condition of noisy excitement and confusion
urbane
polished, witty
usurp
to seize, annex, grab
usury
高利貸し、高利
utopia
place of perfection
vacillate
hesitate, fluctuate
vacillation
a moving one way and the other
valor
courage
vanity
excessive pride, being vain
vapid
uninteresting, dull
variegated
multi-colored
vassal
臣下、隷属者
vaunt
to brag or boast(自慢する)
vehemently
violently, eagerly, passionately
vein
血管
venal
mercenary, capable of being bought
vendetta
a feud(復讐、敵討ち、個人的な恨み)
veneer
thin covering
venerable
respected, worshiped
venial
pardonable, forgivable(ささいな)
venom
poison, spite, malice
verbose
using or containing an excessive number of words
verisimilitude
appearing true or real
vertigo
dizziness
vessel
体内の管
vestige
trace, evidence
vexatious
annoying
viable
practicable, workable
vicissitudes
difficulties
vigil
wakeful watching
vigilant
watchful
vilify
malign, slander
villain
wicked or evil person
vindicate
absolve, justify
vindictive
復讐心のある、執念深い
virile
masterful, manly
virtuosity
great technical skill
virulent
full of hate, harmful
visor
帽子の日よけ
vitiate
to destroy the use or value
vitriolic
biting, burning
vituperate
to rebuke or criticize harshly or abusively
vituperation
blame, abuse
vivacious
lively, gay
vocation
天職、適正、使命
vogue
fashion
volatile
changeable, fickle, explosive
volition
willpower, choice
voluble
talkative
voluminous
bulky, large
voracious
desiring or consuming great quantities
vulnerable
open to attack, susceptible, capable of being injured
waft
a light breeze, a puff
waive
to refrain from using (one's right)
wan
sickly pale
wane
decrease, decline
wardrobe
衣装だな
wary
cautious; on guard, watchful, shrewd
wearing
tiring, causing fatigue
welder
溶接機、溶接工
welter
to writhe, to toss about(揺れる、うねる、転げまわる)
wend
to go, proceed, walk
wheedle
coax, persuade, cajole
whet
stimulate, stir up
whimper
to cry or sob with soft intermittent sounds
whimsical
humorous, witty(気まぐれな、風変わりな、移り気な)
whirling
turning round rapidly
wily
full of wiles, cunning
wince
draw back, flinch
wistful
longing, pensive, wishful(望んでいる)
wither
to lose freshness
wither
to shrivel; to lose freshness or vitality
wrath
violent anger, rage
wrest
take by force
yen
strong desire, strong longing
zealot
a fanatically committed person
zealous
enthusiastic
zenith
summit, top, prime
zinc
亜鉛メッキした
treacherous
Marked by betrayal of fidelity, not trustworthy, or dangerous
upheaval
The process of being heaved upward; A sudden, violent disruption or upset
vitriol
Bitterly abusive feeling or expression
tactic
An expedient for achieving a goal; a maneuver(戦術)