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tacit

Understood without being expressed directly

tacit agreement/approval/support

tantamount

Being almost the same or having the same effect as something, usually something bad

tenable

(of an opinion or position) able to be defended successfully or held for a particular period of time

tenet

A principle that is an accepted belief of a particular group

A major tenet of the women’s movement has been that society needs their talents.

tentative

Not certain or confident

We have tentative plans to go to Hawaii in February.

terse

Using few words, sometimes in a way that seems rude or unfriendly

"Are you feeling any better?" "No!" was the terse reply.

throttle

A device that controls how much fuel goes into an engine

timorous

Nervous and without much confidence

torpor

The state of not being active and having no energy or enthusiasm

torrid

Involving strong emotions, especially those of sexual love

a torrid romance

tractable

Easily dealt with, controlled, or persuaded

The problem turned out to be less tractable than I had expected.

transcend

To go beyond or rise above a limit, or be greater than something ordinary

The group makes music that transcends traditional pop categories

transgress

An action that breaks a law or rule

It is hard to keep the transgressions of famous people out of the news.

travail

An unpleasant experience or situation, especially one that involves a lot of hard work or effort:

travesty

Something that completely fails to do what it is intended or expected to do, and therefore seems ridiculous

trenchant

Severe, expressing strong criticism or forceful opinions

Dorothy Parker's writing is characterized by a trenchant wit and sophistication.

tribulation

A problem or difficulty

trifling

A trifling matter or amount of money is small or not important

It was such a trifling sum of money to argue about!

trite

To control the operation or arrangement of something

The economy has been badly administered by the present government.

truncate

To warn someone not to do something, usually in a kind way, or to tell someone to do something.

tumid

To add something decorative to a person or thing:

The bride's hair was adorned with white flowers.

twiddle

A difficult or unlucky situation or event

She’s cheerful in the face of adversity.

affable

Friendly, kind, relaxed, and easy to talk to

It’s hard not to like such an affable fellow.

affinity

A close similarity between two things

There are several close affinities between the two paintings.

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