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tactile
adj. producing a sensation of touch
tantamount
adj. equal in value or effect
tautological
adj. having to do with needless repetition, redundancy
tawdry
adj. gaudy, cheap, showy
temerity
n. unreasonable or foolhardy disregard for danger, recklessness
tempestuous
adj. stormy, turbulent
tortuous
adj. having many twists and turns; highly complex
temporal
adj. having to do with time
tenacious
adj. tending to persist or cling; persistent in adhering to something valued or habitual
tout
v. to praise or publicize loudly or extravagantly
tenet
n. a principle, belief, or doctrine accepted by members of a group
tenuous
adj. having little substance or strength; flimsy, weak
terse
adj. concise, brief, free of extra words
trajectory
n. the path followed by a moving object, whether through space or otherwise; flight
thwart
v. to block or prevent from happening; frustrate, defeat the hopes or aspirations of
titular
adj. existing in title only; having a title without the functions or responsibilities
toady
n. one who flatters in the hope of gaining favors
transient
adj. passing with time, temporary, short-lived
transitory
adj. short-lived, existing only briefly
tremulous
adj. trembling, timid; easily shaken
trounce
v. to beat severely, defeat
truculent
adj. disposed to fight, belligerent
turgid
adj. swollen as from a fluid, bloated
tutelage
n. guardianship, guidance