Vocabulary (T)

Serial Word Meaning
1 tableau n. An arrangement of inanimate figures representing a scene from real life
2 tacit adj. Understood
3 taciturn adj. Disinclined to conversation
4 tack n. A small sharp-pointed nail
5 tact n. Fine or ready mental discernment shown in saying or doing the proper thing
6 tactician n. One who directs affairs with skill and shrewdness
7 tactics n. Any maneuvering or adroit management for effecting an object
8 tangency n. The state of touching
9 tangent adj. Touching
10 tangible adj. Perceptible by touch
11 tannery n. A place where leather is tanned
12 tantalize v. To tease
13 tantamount adj. Having equal or equivalent value, effect, or import
14 tapestry n. A fabric to which a pattern is applied with a needle, designed for ornamental hangings
15 tarnish v. To lessen or destroy the luster of in any way
16 taut adj. Stretched tight
17 taxation n. A levy, by government, of a fixed contribution
18 taxidermy n. The art or process of preserving dead animals or parts of them
19 technic adj. Technical
20 technicality n. Something peculiar to a particular art, trade, or the like
21 technique n. Manner of performance
22 technography n. The scientific description or study of human arts and industries in their historic development
23 technology n. The knowledge relating to industries and manufactures
24 teem v. To be full to overflowing
25 telepathy n. Thought-transference
26 telephony n. The art or process of communicating by telephone
27 telescope v. To drive together so that one slides into the another like the sections of a spy­glass
28 telltale adj. That gives warning or information
29 temerity n. Recklessness
30 temporal adj. Pertaining to or concerned with the affairs of the present life
31 temporary adj. Lasting for a short time only
32 temporize v. To pursue a policy of delay
33 tempt v. To offer to (somebody) an inducement to do wrong
34 tempter n. An allurer or enticer to evil
35 tenacious adj. Unyielding
36 tenant n. An occupant
37 tendency n. Direction or inclination, as toward some objector end
38 tenet n. Any opinion, principle, dogma, or doctrine that a person believes or maintains as true
39 tenor n. A settled course or manner of progress
40 tense adj. Strained to stiffness
41 tentative adj. Done as an experiment
42 tenure n. The term during which a thing is held
43 tercentenary adj. Pertaining to a period of 300 years
44 termagant adj. Violently abusive and quarrelsome
45 terminal adj. Pertaining to or creative of a boundary, limit
46 terminate v. To put an end or stop to
47 termination n. The act of ending or concluding
48 terminus n. The final point or goal
49 terrify v. To fill with extreme fear
50 territorial adj. Pertaining to the domain over which a sovereign state exercises jurisdiction
51 terse adj. Pithy
52 testament n. A will
53 testator n. The maker of a will
54 testimonial n. A formal token of regard, often presented in public
55 thearchy n. Government by a supreme deity
56 theism n. Belief in God
57 theocracy n. A government administered by ecclesiastics
58 theocrasy n. The mixed worship of polytheism
59 theologian n. A professor of divinity
60 theological adj. Based on or growing out of divine revelation
61 theology n. The branch of theological science that treats of God
62 theoretical adj. Directed toward knowledge for its own sake without respect to applications
63 theorist n. One given to speculating
64 theorize v. To speculate
65 thereabout adv. Near that number, quantity, degree, place, or time, approximately
66 therefor adv. For that or this
67 thermal adj. Of or pertaining to heat
68 thermoelectric adj. Denoting electricity produced by heat
69 thermoelectricity n. Electricity generated by differences of temperature,
70 thesis n. An essay or treatise on a particular subject
71 thoroughbred adj. Bred from the best or purest blood or stock
72 thoroughfare n. A public street or road
73 thrall n. One controlled by an appetite or a passion
74 tilth n. Cultivation
75 timbre n. The quality of a tone, as distinguished from intensity and pitch
76 timorous adj. Lacking courage
77 tincture n. A solution, usually alcoholic, of some principle used in medicine
78 tinge n. A faint trace of color
79 tipsy adj. Befuddled with drinks
80 tirade n. Harangue
81 tireless adj. Untiring
82 tiresome adj. Wearisome
83 Titanic adj. Of vast size or strength
84 toilsome adj. Laborious
85 tolerable adj. Moderately good
86 tolerance n. Forbearance in judging of the acts or opinions of others
87 tolerant adj. Indulgent
88 tolerate v. To passively permit or put up with
89 toleration n. A spirit of charitable leniency
90 topography n. The art of representing on a map the physical features of any locality or region with accuracy
91 torpor n. Apathy
92 torrid adj. Excessively hot
93 tortious adj. Wrongful
94 tortuous adj. Abounding in irregular bends or turns
95 torturous adj. Marked by extreme suffering
96 tractable adj. Easily led or controlled
97 trait n. A distinguishing feature or quality
98 trajectory n. The path described by a projectile moving under given forces
99 trammel n. An impediment
100 tranquil adj. Calm
101 tranquilize v. To soothe
102 tranquility n. Calmness
103 transalpine adj. Situated on the other side of the Alps
104 transact v. To do business
105 transatlantic adj. Situated beyond or on the other side of the Atlantic
106 transcend v. To surpass
107 transcendent adj. Surpassing
108 transcontinental adj. Extending or passing across a continent
109 transcribe v. To write over again (something already written)
110 transcript n. A copy made directly from an original
111 transfer v. To convey, remove, or cause to pass from one person or place to another
112 transferable adj. Capable of being conveyed from one person or place to another
113 transferee n. The person to whom a transfer is made
114 transference n. The act of conveying from one person or place to another
115 transferrer n. One who or that which conveys from one person or place to another
116 transfigure v. To give an exalted meaning or glorified appearance to
117 transfuse v. To pour or cause to pass, as a fluid, from one vessel to another
118 transfusible adj. Capable of being poured from one vessel to another
119 transfusion n. The act of pouring from one vessel to another
120 transgress v. To break a law
121 transience n. Something that is of short duration
122 transient n. One who or that which is only of temporary existence
123 transition n. Passage from one place, condition, or action to another
124 transitory adj. Existing for a short time only
125 translate v. To give the sense or equivalent of in another language or dialect
126 translator n. An interpreter
127 translucence n. The property or state of allowing the passage of light
128 translucent adj. Allowing the passage of light
129 transmissible adj. That may e sent through or across
130 transmission n. The act of sending through or across
131 transmit v. To send trough or across
132 transmute v. To change in nature, substance, or form
133 transparent adj. Easy to see through or understand
134 transpire v. To come to pass
135 transplant v. To remove and plant in another place
136 transposition n. The act of reversing the order or changing the place of
137 transverse adj. Lying or being across or in a crosswise direction
138 travail n. Hard or agonizing labor
139 travesty n. A grotesque imitation
140 treacherous adj. Perfidious
141 treachery n. Violation of allegiance, confidence, or plighted faith
142 treasonable adj. Of the nature of betrayal, treachery, or breech of allegiance
143 treatise n. An elaborate literary composition presenting a subject in all its parts
144 treble adj. Multiplied by three
145 trebly adv. Triply
146 tremendous adj. Awe-inspiring
147 tremor n. An involuntary trembling or shivering
148 tremulous adj. Characterized by quivering or unsteadiness
149 trenchant adj. Cutting deeply and quickly
150 trepidation n. Nervous uncertainty of feeling
151 trestle n. An open braced framework for supporting the horizontal stringers of a railway-bridge
152 triad n. A group of three persons of things
153 tribune n. Any champion of the rights and liberties of the people: often used as the name for a newspaper
154 trickery n. Artifice
155 tricolor adj. Of three colors
156 tricycle n. A three-wheeled vehicle
157 trident n. The three-pronged fork that was the emblem of Neptune
158 triennial adj. Taking place every third year
159 trimness n. Neatness
160 trinity n. A threefold personality existing in the one divine being or substance
161 trio n. Three things grouped or associated together
162 triple adj. Threefold
163 triplicate adj. Composed of or pertaining to three related things or parts
164 triplicity n. The state of being triple or threefold
165 tripod n. A three-legged stand, usually hinged near the top, for supporting some instrument
166 trisect v. To divide into three parts, especially into three equal parts
167 trite adj. Made commonplace by frequent repetition
168 triumvir n. One of three men united coordinately in public office or authority
169 trivial adj. Of little importance or value
170 troublesome adj. Burdensome
171 truculence n. Ferocity
172 truculent adj. Having the character or the spirit of a savage
173 truism n. A statement so plainly true as hardly to require statement or proof
174 truthful adj. Veracious
175 turgid adj. Swollen
176 turpitude n. Depravity
177 tutelage n. The act of training or the state of being under instruction
178 tutelar adj. Protective
179 tutorship n. The office of a guardian
180 twinge n. A darting momentary local pain
181 typical adj. Characteristic
182 typify v. To serve as a characteristic example of
183 typographical adj. Pertaining to typography or printing
184 typography n. The arrangement of composed type, or the appearance of printed matter
185 tyrannical adj. Despotic
186 tyranny n. Absolute power arbitrarily or unjustly administrated
187 tyro n. One slightly skilled in or acquainted with any trade or profession