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Tenet
noun: a principle, doctrine, or belief held as a truth by a group
Tentative
adj: made, done or proposed experimentally; not definite or final; indicating timidity, hesitancy, or uncertainty
Terse
aj: using only a few words but clear and to the point; polished
Threadbare
adj: with the nap worn down so that the threads show; frayed or shabby; used so often that it is stale
Thwart
verb: to oppose drectly; to baffle; to block; to frustrate
Tirade
noun: a long, angry or scolding speech; a harangue
Trepidation
noun: a trembling; apprehension; a state of alarm and dread
Turbulence
noun: violent motion; disorder; excitement
Unassailable
adj: not liable to doubt, attack, or question
Undermine
verb: to subvert or weaken insidiously or secretly
Toothsome
verb: attractive, including sexually; palatable, delicious, regarding food (less used)
Torpor
noun: lethargy; sluggishness; apathy
Transmogrify
verb: to change, transform, alter greatly, and often with grotesque or humorous results
Truculent
adj: belligerent, scathingly harsh; vitriolic, destructive
Turpitude
noun: depravity; wickedness; inherent baseness and immorality
Ubiquitous
adj: widespread, everywhere at once; encountered constantly
Umbrage
noun: resentment at a slight or insult; offense taken