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tonsure
shaving of head, religious
torque
twisting force; force producing rotation
torrent
rushing stream; flood
torrid
passionate; hot/scorching
tortuous
winding; full of curves
tout
publicize; praise excessively
tract
pamphlet; region of indefinite size
tractable
docile, easily managed
traduce
expose to slander
transcendent
surpass, superior
transfigure
transform outwardly, usually for the better
transgression
sin, violation of law
transitory
impermanent, fleeting
transmute
change, convert to something different
transpire
be revealed, happen
transport
strong emotion
travail
painful physical or mental labour
travesty
very distorted imitation, parody
treatise
paper systematically and thoroughly treating a topic
tremulous
trembling, wavering
trenchant
forceful and vigorous, cutting
trepidation
fear, nervous apprehension
tribute
tax levied by ruler
mark of respect
trifling
trite, trivial, noun-trivia
trinket
knickknack, bauble
troth
pledge of good faith, esp in betrothal
trough
container for feeding animals; lowest point
truculence
aggressiveness, ferocity
truism
self-evident truth
truncate
cut off top
tumid
swolen, pompous
turbid
muddy, having sediment disturbed
tureen
deep dish for serving soup
turgid
swollen, distended
turncoat
traitor
turpitude
depravity
tutelary
protective; pertaining to guardianship
tycoon
wealthy leader
tyro
beginner, novice
ubiquitous
omnipresent