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taboo
1) any social prohibition or restriction
2) tacit or silent
taciturn
1) quiet
2) not talkative
3) uncommunicative
talon
the claw of a bird of prey or of an animal
tamp
to pound down with a series of blows
tamper
interfere or meddle
tangential
diverging or digressing
tardy
slow in moving or acting
target
goal
tarnished
1) sullied
2) besmirched
taunt
1) jeer at
2) mock
3) to drive or provoke by mocking
taut
tightly stretched
tautology
redundancy
tawdry
cheap, gawdy, showy
temerity
1) foolish or rash boldness
2) foolhardiness
temperance
1) moderation
2) self-restraint
temperate
1) moderate in indulging the appetite
2) abstemious in the use of alcohol
tenacity
persistency
tendentious
characterized by a deliberate tendency or aim
tenuous
1) slender
2) fine
3) flimsy
4) not substantial
terse
1) concise
2) succinct
3) not verbose
thrift
1) frugality
2) economy
3) careful management of one's resources
timid
1) shy
2) easily frightened or intimidated
timorous
fearful or timid
tonic
anything that invigorates or stimulates
topple
1) overbalance
2) fall from top heaviness
3) overthrow
torment
1) to annoy, harrass, tease
torpid
dormant, sluggish
torpor
a state of dormancy, dullness, apathy
tortuous
1) winding
2) full of twists and turns
3) crooked
tout
1) to solicit customers, patrons or votes
2) to give tip on