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transgression
violation of law; sin
transient
fleeting; quickly passing away; staying for a short time
transition
going from one state of action to another
translucent
partly transparent
transmute
change; convert to something different
transparent
permitting light to pass through freely; easily detected
transpire
exhale; become known; happen
travail
painful labor
traverse
go through or across
travesty
comical parody; treatment aimed at making something appear ridiculous
treatise
article treating a subject systematically and thoroughly
trek
trave; migrate
temor
trembling; slight quiver
tremulous
rembling; wavering
trenchant
cutting; keen
trepidation
fear; trembling agitation
tribulation
distress; suffering
tribunal
court of justice
tribute
tax levied by a ruler; mark of respect
trident
three-pronged spear
trilogy
group of three works
trite
hackneyed; commonplace
troth
pledge of good faith especially in betrothal
truculent
aggressive; savage
truism
self-evident truth
trumpery
objects that are showy, valueless, deceptive
tryst
meeting
tumbrel
a farm tipcart
tumid
swollen; pompous; bombastic
turbid
muddy; having the sediment disturbed
turbulence
state of violent agitation
turgid
swollen; distended
turnkey
jailer
turpitude
depravity
tutelage
guardianship; training
tyro
beginner; novice
ubiquitous
being everywhere; omnipresent
ulterior
situated beyond; unstated
ultimate
final; not susceptible to further analysis
ultimatum
last demand; warning
umbrage
resentment; anger; sense of injury or insult
unanimity
complete agreement
unassuaged
unsatisfied; not soother
unassuming
modest
unbridled
violent
uncanny
strange; mysterious
unconscionable
unscupulous; excessive
uncouth
outlandish; clumsy; boorish
unction
the act of anointing with oil
unctuous
oily; bland; insincerely suave
undulate
move with a wavelike motion
unearth
dig up
unearthly
not earthly; weird
unequivocal
plain; obvious
unfaltering
steadfast
unfeigned
genuine;real
ungainly
awkward
unguent
ointment
unimpeachable
blamelessand exemplary
unique
without an equal; single in kind
unison
unity of pitch; complete accord
unkept
disheveled; with uncared-for appearance
unmitigated
harsh; sever; not lightened
unruly
disobedient; lawless
unseemly
unbecoming; indecent
unsullied
untarnished
untenable
unsupportable
uniwtting
unintentional; not knowning
unwonted
unaccostumed
upbraid
scold; reproach
urbane
suave; refined; elegant
usury
lending money at illegal rates of interest
uxorious
excessively devoted to one's wife
vacillation
fluctuation; wavering
vacuous
empty; inane
vainglorious
boastful; excessively conceited
validate
confirm; ratify
vanguard
dforerunners; advance forces
vantage
position giving an advantage
vapid
insipid; inane
variegated
many-colored
vaunted
boasted; bragged; highly publicized
veer
change in direction