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stupendous
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/stju:'pɛndəs/;/stu:-/ a.
astonishing; wonderful; amazing, especially, astonishing in magnitude or elevation
The lads came back and went at their sports again with a will, chattering all the time about Tom's stupendous plan and admiring the genius of it.
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succulent
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/'sʌkjʊlənt/ a. Syn. delectable
full of juicy; full of richness; highly interesting or enjoyable; delectable
Beyond, the blue smoke of the sugar house curled into the bluer skies, and the odor of the kettles reached in succulent deliciousness far and wide.
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sultry
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/'sʌltrɪ/ a.
burning hot; extremely and unpleasantly hot
He could not adjust himself to the sultry climate of the tropics.
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tangible
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/'tændʒɪb(ə)l/ a. Syn. real; palpable
able to be touched; real or concrete; palpable
It'll take awhile before GM's new direction shows up in tangible new products at the dealership.
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tantamount
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/'tæntəmaʊnt/ a.
equivalent in effect or value
Though Rudy claimed his wife was off visiting friends, his shriek of horror when she walked into the room was tantamount to a confession that he believed she was dead.
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taunt
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/tɔ:nt/ v.
reproach in a mocking, insulting, or contemptuous manner; make fun of , often in an aggressive manner
Perhaps later tonight I will dream up something else to taunt you.
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temerity
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/tɪ'mɛrɪtɪ/ n. Syn. boldness; rashness
boldness; rashness; foolhardy disregard of danger
Do you have the temerity to argue with me?.
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temporal
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/'tɛmpər(ə)l/ a. Syn. secular
not lasting forever; limited by time; secular or civil; of material world; worldly
By passing both laws in temporal proximity to one another, Arizona has revealed itself to have great anxiety not merely about illegal immigration in this nation, but about diversity itself.
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temporize
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/'tɛmpəraɪz/ v.
act evasively in order to gain time, avoid argument, or postpone a decision
I cannot permit you to temporize any longer; I must have a definite answer today.
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tenet
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/'tɛnɪt/ n. Syn. doctrine; dogma
opinion, doctrine, or principle held as being true by person or organization
The agnostic did not accept the any tenet of their faith.
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tenuous
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/'tɛnjʊəs/ a. Syn. thin; rare; slim
long and thin; slender; having little substance
The allegiance of our allies is held by rather tenuous ties; we all should see it's in dangerous.
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tranquil
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/'træŋkwɪl/ a. Syn. serene; pacific
free from disturbance; pacific
Though I look comfortably accommodated, I am not very tranquil in my mind.
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transgress
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/træns'grɛs, trɑr-/ v.
pass over or beyond; surpass
You may transgress this programming if the circumstances are right.
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tremulous
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/'trɛmjʊləs/ a. Syn. trembling; wavering
marked by trembling, quivering, or shaking; timid or fearful; timorous
She was tremulous more from excitement than from fear.
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trivial
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/'trɪvɪəl/ a. Syn. unimportant; trifling; commonplace
unimportant; of little significance or value; ordinary; commonplace
Mr Madhi escaped from Iran in February 2008 after being sentenced to 73 years in jail for what he described as a trivial charge.
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truculence
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/'trukjələns/ n. Syn. aggressiveness; ferocity
aggressiveness; ferocity; ferociously cruel actions or behavior
Tynan's reviews were noted for their caustic attacks and general tone of truculence.
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truculent
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/'trukjələnt, 'trʌkjʊlənt/ a. Syn. belligerent
disposed to fight; belligerent; aggressively hostile
The bully was initially truculent but eventually stopped picking fights at the least provocation.
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turgid
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/'tɜrdʒɪd/ a. Syn. swollen; distended
swollen; distended; excessively ornate or complex in style or language
The turgid river threatened to overflow the levees and flood the countryside.
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ubiquitous
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/ju:'bɪkwɪtəs/ a. Syn. omnipresent
being or existing everywhere; omnipresent
That Christmas "The Little Drummer Boy" seemed ubiquitous; we heard the tune everywhere.
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untenable
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/ʌn'tɛnəb(ə)l/ a. Syn. indefensible
indefensible; not able to be maintained
Wayne is so contrary that, the more untenable a position is, the harder he'll try to defend it.
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