Mini Dictionary (T) | Hamaraguru

Mini Dictionary (T) | Hamaraguru

tack: n. a course or method of action

 

tangible (TAN-juh-buhl): adj. capable of being appraised at an actual or approximate value; able to be touched; real; 

 

tedious (TEED-ee-us): adj. boring, tiresomely dull or long; 

 

telling: adj. effective; weighty. 

 

terminate (TUHR-muh-nate): v. to discontinue the employment of; to end, to form the end of, to serve as an end to, to conclude. 

 

theological (thee-oh-LODGE-ih-kuhl): adj. relating to religion study or religious study

 

titbe (TYTHE): (noun). a small tax

 

titillation (titt-uhl-AY-shun): (noun). pleasurable excitation

 

toxic (TOCK-sick): (adjective). affected by a poison; poisonous; 

 

transcend (trants-SEND): (verb). to outdo in some way; to rise above or go beyond the limits of; to go beyond ordinary limits; 

 

transgression (trants-GRESH-un): (noun). the act of going beyond the set limits, especially in violation of duty, command, or law

 

transience (TRANCH-uhnts): (noun). the state or quality of affecting something or producing results beyond itself; the quality or state of being transitory, of remaining only briefly; 

 

traumatize (TROW-ma-tize-as in OW of pain-or TRAW-ma-tize): (verb). to cause injury, especially an emotional injury to someone

 

trepidation (trepp-uh-DAY-shun): (noun). worry; apprehension.

 

trite: (adjective). commonplace; overused

 

triumvirate (try-UM-vuhr-uht): (noun). a group of three, especially three rulers

 

troika (TROY-ka): (noun). A group of three, especially closely related things or persons; A Russian vehicle drawn by three horses abreast.

 

trumped-up: adj. untruthfully put together