|3 Jun 2017||tyro|
- A beginner in learning; a novice.
Having the guardianship or charge of protecting a person or a thing; guardian; protecting; as, "tutelary goddesses."
|21 May 2015||tutelary|
Having the guardianship or charge of protecting a person or a thing; guardian; protecting; as, tutelary goddesses.
|28 Sep 2015||tutelage|
- The act of guarding or protecting; guardianship; protection.
- The state of being under a guardian; care or protection enjoyed.
- Instruction, especially individual instruction accompanied by close attention and guidance.
|2 Nov 2017||tutelage|
1. The act of guarding or protecting; guardianship; protection.
2. The state of being under a guardian or tutor.
3. Instruction, especially individual instruction accompanied by close attention and guidance.
|8 May 2014||turpitude|
- Inherent baseness or vileness of principle, words, or actions; depravity.
- A base act.
|1 Jul 2015||turgid|
- Distended beyond the natural state by some internal agent or expansive force; swollen; bloated; inflated -- especially applied to an enlarged part of the body; as, a turgid limb; turgid fruit.
- Swelling in style or language; bombastic; pompous; as, a turgid style of speaking.
1. Swollen, bloated, puffed up; as, "a turgid limb."
2. Swelling in style or language; bombastic, pompous; as, "a turgid style of speaking."
|20 Sep 2016||turbid|
- Muddy; thick with or as if with roiled sediment; not clear; -- used of liquids of any kind.
- Thick; dense; dark; -- used of clouds, air, fog, smoke, etc.
- Disturbed; confused; disordered.
|24 Jan 2015||tumult|
- . The commotion or agitation of a crowd, usually accompanied with great noise, uproar, and confusion of voices; hurly-burly; noisy confusion.
- . Violent commotion or agitation, with confusion of sounds; as, ``the tumult of the elements.''
- . Irregular or confused motion; agitation; high excitement; as, ``the tumult of the spirits or passions.''
|26 Mar 2017||tumid|
- Swollen, enlarged, or distended; as, "a tumid leg."
- Bulging; protuberant.
- Swelling in sound or sense; pompous; inflated; bombastic.
|24 May 2017||tryst|
- 1. An appointment (as between lovers) to meet; also, an appointed place or time of meeting.
2. To mutually agree to meet at a certain place; to keep a tryst.
|27 Aug 2015||tryst|
An appointment (as between lovers) to meet; also, an appointed place or time of meeting.
|6 Apr 2015||truculent|
- Fierce; savage; ferocious; barbarous.
- Cruel; destructive; ruthless.
|31 May 2017||truculent|
- 1. Fierce; savage; ferocious; barbarous.
2. Cruel; destructive; ruthless.
|14 Aug 2015||truckle|
To yield or bend obsequiously to the will of another; to act in a subservient manner.
|20 Aug 2016||troglodyte|
- A member of a primitive people that lived in caves, dens, or holes; a cave dweller.
- One who is regarded as reclusive, reactionary, out of date, or brutish.
|1 Aug 2014||triskaidekaphobia|
a morbid fear of the number 13 or the date Friday the 13th
--triskaidekaphobic, adjective and noun; triskaidekaphobe, noun
|4 Dec 2016||trice|
A very short time; an instant; a moment; -- used chiefly in the phrase "in a trice."
|24 Dec 2014||trepidation|
- . An involuntary trembling, sometimes an effect of
paralysis, but usually caused by terror or fear; quaking;
- . Hence, a state of terror or alarm; fear; confusion;
fright; as, the men were in great trepidation.
|16 Nov 2016||trencherman|
|12 Jan 2017||trenchant|
- Characterized by or full of force and vigor; as, "a trenchant analysis."
- Caustic; biting; severe; as, "trenchant criticism."
- Distinct; clear-cut; clearly or sharply defined.
|18 Jun 2016||tremulous|
- Shaking; shivering; quivering; as, a tremulous motion of the hand or the lips; the tremulous leaf of the poplar.
- Affected with fear or timidity; trembling.
|27 Jan 2017||treacly|
- Like, or composed of, treacle.
- Overly sweet or sentimental.
|23 Apr 2015||travail|
- Very hard work; toil.
- Intense pains; agony; anguish.
- Parturition; labor; as, an easy travail.
|8 Sep 2016||transmute|
To change from one nature, form, substance, or state into another; to transform.
To change into a different shape or to transform, often with bizarre or humorous effect.
|15 Nov 2015||transmogrify|
To change into a different shape; to transform, often with bizarre or humorous effect.
|13 Jun 2017||trammel|
- 1. A kind of net for catching birds, fish, etc.
2. A kind of shackle used for making a horse amble.
3. Something that impedes activity, progress, or freedom, as a net or shackle.
4. An iron hook of various forms and sizes, used for handing kettles and other vessels over the fire.
5. An instrument for drawing ellipses.
6. An instrument for aligning or adjusting parts of a machine.
1. To entangle, as in a net; to enmesh.
2. To hamper; to hinder the activity, progress, or freedom of.
|24 Dec 2013||traduce|
To expose to contempt or shame by means of false statements or misrepresentation; to represent as blamable; to vilify.
|16 Jul 2015||tractable|
Capable of being easily led, taught, or managed; docile; manageable;
governable; as, tractable children; a tractable learner.
|25 Apr 2014||tortuous|
- Marked by repeated turns and bends; as, "a tortuous road up the mountain."
- Not straightforward; devious; as, "his tortuous reasoning."
- Highly involved or intricate; as, "tortuous legal procedures."
|25 Dec 2014||torrid|
Violenty hot; drying or scorching with heat; burning;
parching; as, ``torrid heat''
- : characterized by intense emotion; as, ``a torrid love affair''
- : emotionally charged and vigorously energetic; as, ``a torrid dance''
|21 Jun 2014||torpid|
- Having lost motion or the power of exertion and feeling; numb; benumbed.
- Dormant; hibernating or estivating.
- Dull; sluggish; apathetic.
1. Having lost motion or the power of exertion and feeling; numb; benumbed.
2. Dormant; hibernating or estivating.
3. Dull; sluggish; apathetic.
|8 Dec 2016||toper|
One who drinks frequently or to excess.
|14 Dec 2017||toothsome|
1. Pleasing to the taste; delicious; as, "a toothsome pie."
2. Agreeable; attractive; as, "a toothsome offer."
3. Sexually attractive.
|24 Jul 2015||toothsome|
- Delicious to the taste; palatable; luscious: as, a toothsome pie.
- Agreeable; attractive: as, a toothsome offer.
- Sexually attractive.
|2 Jul 2014||tocsin|
- An alarm bell, or the ringing of a bell for the purpose of alarm.
- A warning.
|31 Jul 2017||tocsin|
- 1. An alarm bell, or the ringing of a bell for the purpose of alarm.
2. A warning.
|29 Nov 2014||tmesis|
- in grammar and rhetoric, the separation of the parts of a compound word, now generally done for humorous effect; for example, what place soever instead of whatsoever place, or abso-bloody-lutely.
|22 Sep 2017||tmesis|
- In grammar and rhetoric, the separation of the parts of a compound word, now generally done for humorous effect; for example, "what place soever" instead of "whatsoever place," or "abso-bloody-lutely."
|30 Dec 2014||tittle-tattle|
- Idle, trifling talk; empty prattle.
- An idle, trifling talker; a gossip.
|1 Dec 2017||titivate|
To smarten up; to spruce up.
|14 Sep 2015||titivate|
To smarten up; to spruce (up).
|23 Apr 2016||tirade|
A long angry speech; a violent denunciation; a prolonged outburst full of censure or abuse.
|9 Oct 2016||tintinnabulation|
A tinkling sound, as of a bell or bells.
|20 Apr 2016||timorous|
- Full of apprehensiveness; timid; fearful.
- Indicating, or caused by, fear.
1. Full of apprehensiveness; timid; fearful.
2. Indicating, or caused by, fear.
|25 Nov 2014||thaumaturgy|
- The act or art of performing something wonderful; magic; legerdemain