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36 Cards in this Set

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tableau
vivid description, striking incident or scene
tacit
silently understood or implied
taciturn
uncommunicative, not inclined to speak much
talisman
something producing a magical effect
tandem
acting as a group or in a partnership
tawdry
gaudy, cheap, showy
taxonomy
science of classification
technocrat
strong believer in technology; techinical expert
temerity
recklessness
temperance
restraint, self-control, moderation
tempered
moderated, restrained
tenacious
stubborn, holding firm
tendentious
biased
tensile
capable of withstanding physical stress
tenuous
weak, insubstantial
thrall
a person in servitude, enslaved
threnody
a sad poem or song
timorous
timid, shy, full of apprehension
toady
flatterer, hanger-on, yes-man
tome
book, usually large and academic
topography
art of making maps or charts
torpid
lethargic; unable to move; dormant
torrid
burning hot; passionate
tractable
obedient, yielding
trammel (v)
to impede or hamper
transfiguration
a change; an exalting change
transmute
to change in appearance or shape
travesty
parody, exaggerated imitation, caricature
trenchant
acute, sharp, incisive; forceful, effective
trite
shallow, superficial
truculent
savage and cruel; fierce; ready to fight
tryst
agreement between lovers to meet; rendezvous
turbid
muddled; unclear
turgid
swollen, bloated
turpitude
inherent vileness, foulness, depravity
tyro
beginner, novice