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tantrum
n. fit of petulance; caprice
tarry
v. delay; dawdle
taut
adj. tight; ready
tautological
adj. needlessly repetitious
tautology
n. unnecessary repetition
tawdry
adj. cheap and gaudy
tedious
adj. boring; tiring
temerity
n. boldness; rashness
temper
v. moderate; tone down or restrain; toughen (steel)
temperament
n. characteristic frame of mind; disposition; emotional excess
temperate
adj. restrained; self-controlled; moderate in respect to temperature
tempestuous
adj. stormy; impassioned; violent
tempo
n. speed of music
temporal
adj. not lasting forever; limited by time; secular
temporize
v. act evasively to gain time; avoid committing oneself
tenacious
adj. holding fast
tenacity
n. firmness; persistence
tendentious
adj. controversial
tender
v. offer; extend
tenet
n. doctrine; dogma
tensile
adj. capable of being stretched
tentative
adj. hesitant; not fully worked out or developed; experimental; not definite or positive
tenuous
adj. thin; rare; slim
tenure
n. holding an office; time during which such an office is held
tepid
adj. lukewarm
termination
n. end
terminology
n. terms used in a science or art
terminus
n. last stop of railroad
terrestrial
adj. earthly (as opposed to celestial); pertaining to the land
terse
adj. concise; abrupt; pithy
testy
adj. irritable; short-tempered
tether
v. tie with a rope
thematic
adj. relating to unifying motif or idea
theocracy
n. government run by religious leaders
theoretical
adj. not practical or applied; hypothetical
therapeutic
adj. curative
thermal
adj. pertaining to heat
thespian
adj. pertaining to drama
threadbare
adj. worn through till the threads show; shabby and poor
thrifty
adj. careful about money; economical
thrive
v. prosper; flourish
throes
n. violent anguish
throng
n. crowd
thwart
v. prevent; frustrate; oppose and defeat
tightwad
n. excessively frugal person; miser
tiller
n. handle used to move boat's rudder (to steer)
timidity
n. lack of self-confidence or courage
timorous
adj. fearful; demonstrating fear
tirade
n. extended scolding; denunciation; harangue
titanic
adj. gigantic
title
n. right or claim to possession; mark of rank; name (of a book, film, etc.)
titter
n. nervous laugh
titular
adj. nominal holding of title without obligations
toady
n. servile flatterer; yes man
tome
n. large volume
tonic
adj. invigorating; refreshing