tableau – An arrangement of inanimate figures representing a scene from real life.
tacit – Understood.
taciturn – Disinclined to conversation.
tack – A small sharp-pointed nail.
tact – Fine or ready mental discernment shown in saying or doing the proper thing.
tactician – One who directs affairs with skill and shrewdness.
tactics – Any maneuvering or adroit management for effecting an object.
tangency – The state of touching.
tangent – Touching.
tangible – Perceptible by touch.
tannery – A place where leather is tanned.
tantalize – To tease.
tantamount – Having equal or equivalent value, effect, or import.
tapestry – A fabric to which a pattern is applied with a needle, designed for ornamental hangings.
tarnish – To lessen or destroy the luster of in any way.
taut – Stretched tight.
taxation – A levy, by government, of a fixed contribution.
taxidermy – The art or process of preserving dead animals or parts of them.
technic – Technical.
technicality – Something peculiar to a particular art, trade, or the like.
technique – Manner of performance.
technography – The scientific description or study of human arts and industries in their historic development.
technology – The knowledge relating to industries and manufactures.
teem – To be full to overflowing.
telepathy – Thought-transference.
telephony – The art or process of communicating by telephone.
telescope – To drive together so that one slides into the another like the sections of a spy- glass.
telltale – That gives warning or information.
temerity – Recklessness.
temporal – Pertaining to or concerned with the affairs of the present life.
temporary – Lasting for a short time only.
temporize – To pursue a policy of delay.
tempt – To offer to (somebody) an inducement to do wrong.
tempter – An allurer or enticer to evil.
tenacious – Unyielding.
tenant – An occupant.
tendency – Direction or inclination, as toward some objector end.
tenet – Any opinion, principle, dogma, or doctrine that a person believes or maintains as true.
tenor – A settled course or manner of progress.
tense – Strained to stiffness.
tentative – Done as an experiment.
tenure – The term during which a thing is held.
tercentenary – Pertaining to a period of 300 years.
termagant – Violently abusive and quarrelsome.
terminal – Pertaining to or creative of a boundary, limit.
terminate – To put an end or stop to.
termination – The act of ending or concluding.
terminus – The final point or goal.
terrify – To fill with extreme fear.
territorial – Pertaining to the domain over which a sovereign state exercises jurisdiction.
terse – Pithy.
testament – A will.
testator – The maker of a will.
testimonial – A formal token of regard, often presented in public.
thearchy – Government by a supreme deity.
theism – Belief in God.
theocracy – A government administered by ecclesiastics.
theocrasy – The mixed worship of polytheism.
theologian – A professor of divinity.
theological – Based on or growing out of divine revelation.
theology – The branch of theological science that treats of God.
theoretical – Directed toward knowledge for its own sake without respect to applications.
theorist – One given to speculating.
theorize – To speculate.
thereabout – Near that number, quantity, degree, place, or time, approximately.
therefor – For that or this.
thermal – Of or pertaining to heat.
thermoelectric – Denoting electricity produced by heat.
thermoelectricity – Electricity generated by differences of temperature,
thesis – An essay or treatise on a particular subject.
thoroughbred – Bred from the best or purest blood or stock.
thoroughfare – A public street or road.
thrall – One controlled by an appetite or a passion.
tilth – Cultivation.
timbre – The quality of a tone, as distinguished from intensity and pitch.
timorous – Lacking courage.
tincture – A solution, usually alcoholic, of some principle used in medicine.
tinge – A faint trace of color.
tipsy – Befuddled with drinks.
tirade – Harangue.
tireless – Untiring.
tiresome – Wearisome.
Titanic – Of vast size or strength.
toilsome – Laborious.
tolerable – Moderately good.
tolerance – Forbearance in judging of the acts or opinions of others.
tolerant – Indulgent.
tolerate – To passively permit or put up with.
toleration – A spirit of charitable leniency.
topography – The art of representing on a map the physical features of any locality or region with accuracy.
torpor – Apathy.
torrid – Excessively hot.
tortious – Wrongful.
tortuous – Abounding in irregular bends or turns.
torturous – Marked by extreme suffering.
tractable – Easily led or controlled.
trait – A distinguishing feature or quality.
trajectory – The path described by a projectile moving under given forces.
trammel – An impediment.
tranquil – Calm.
tranquilize – To soothe.
tranquility – Calmness.
transalpine – Situated on the other side of the Alps.
transact – To do business.
transatlantic – Situated beyond or on the other side of the Atlantic.
transcend – To surpass.
transcendent – Surpassing.
transcontinental – Extending or passing across a continent.
transcribe – To write over again (something already written)
transcript – A copy made directly from an original.
transfer – To convey, remove, or cause to pass from one person or place to another.
transferable – Capable of being conveyed from one person or place to another.
transferee – The person to whom a transfer is made.
transference – The act of conveying from one person or place to another.
transferrer – One who or that which conveys from one person or place to another.
transfigure – To give an exalted meaning or glorified appearance to.
transfuse – To pour or cause to pass, as a fluid, from one vessel to another.
transfusible – Capable of being poured from one vessel to another.
transfusion – The act of pouring from one vessel to another.
transgress – To break a law.
transience – Something that is of short duration.
transient – One who or that which is only of temporary existence.
transition – Passage from one place, condition, or action to another.
transitory – Existing for a short time only.
translate – To give the sense or equivalent of in another language or dialect.
translator – An interpreter.
translucence – The property or state of allowing the passage of light.
translucent – Allowing the passage of light.
transmissible – That may e sent through or across.
transmission – The act of sending through or across.
transmit – To send trough or across.
transmute – To change in nature, substance, or form.
transparent – Easy to see through or understand.
transpire – To come to pass.
transplant – To remove and plant in another place.
transposition – The act of reversing the order or changing the place of.
transverse – Lying or being across or in a crosswise direction.
travail – Hard or agonizing labor.
ravesty – A grotesque imitation.
treacherous – Perfidious.
treachery – Violation of allegiance, confidence, or plighted faith.
treasonable – Of the nature of betrayal, treachery, or breech of allegiance.
treatise – An elaborate literary composition presenting a subject in all its parts.
treble – Multiplied by three.
trebly – Triply.
tremendous – Awe-inspiring.
tremor – An involuntary trembling or shivering.
tremulous – Characterized by quivering or unsteadiness.
trenchant – Cutting deeply and quickly.
trepidation – Nervous uncertainty of feeling.
trestle – An open braced framework for supporting the horizontal stringers of a railway- bridge.
triad – A group of three persons of things.
tribune – Any champion of the rights and liberties of the people: often used as the name for a newspaper.
trickery – Artifice.
tricolor – Of three colors.
tricycle – A three-wheeled vehicle.
trident – The three-pronged fork that was the emblem of Neptune.
triennial – Taking place every third year.
trimness – Neatness.
trinity – A threefold personality existing in the one divine being or substance.
trio – Three things grouped or associated together.
triple – Threefold.
triplicate – Composed of or pertaining to three related things or parts.
triplicity – The state of being triple or threefold.
tripod – A three-legged stand, usually hinged near the top, for supporting some instrument.
trisect – To divide into three parts, especially into three equal parts.
trite – Made commonplace by frequent repetition.
triumvir – One of three men united coordinately in public office or authority.
trivial – Of little importance or value.
troublesome – Burdensome.
truculence – Ferocity.
truculent – Having the character or the spirit of a savage.
truism – A statement so plainly true as hardly to require statement or proof.
truthful – Veracious.
turgid – Swollen.
turpitude – Depravity.
tutelage – The act of training or the state of being under instruction.
tutelar – Protective.
tutorship – The office of a guardian.
twinge – A darting momentary local pain.
typical – Characteristic.
typify – To serve as a characteristic example of.
typographical – Pertaining to typography or printing.
typography – The arrangement of composed type, or the appearance of printed matter.
tyrannical – Despotic.
tyranny – Absolute power arbitrarily or unjustly administrated.
tyro – One slightly skilled in or acquainted with any trade or profession.