English dictionary


tea |tiː| — a beverage made by steeping tea leaves in water

tea-caddy |ˈtiː kædɪ| — A box, tin, jar or pot used to store tea leaves.

tea-cloth |ˈtiː klɒθ| — A tea towel.

tea-cosy |ˈtiː kəʊzɪ| — Alternative form of tea cosy.

tea-house |ˈtiːhaʊs| — Alternative spelling of teahouse.

tea-kettle |ˈtiː ketəl| — Alternative form of teakettle.

tea-leaf |ˈtiː liːf| — Alternative spelling of tea leaf.

tea-party |ˈtiː pɑːrtɪ| — A semi-formal afternoon social gathering at which tea, sandwiches and cakes are served.

tea-room |ˈtiːrʊm| — (chiefly UK) a small café serving tea and light refreshments; a teashop

tea-service |ˈtiː sɜːvɪs| — a set of matching crockery for serving tea; normally a teapot, cups, saucers and small plates etc.; some items may be silver

tea-set |ˈtiː set| — The set of dishes for making and serving tea.

tea-shop |ˈtiːʃɒp| — A shop where tea or coffee is served with light, usually sweet refreshments.

tea-strainer |ˈtiː streɪnər| — a device to keep back tea leaves when pouring a cup of tea

tea-table |ˈtiː teɪbəl| — A small table upon which tea is set to be served.

tea-tray |ˈtiː treɪ| — A tray, usually ornate and made of metal, sometimes of silver, for holding a tea service.

tea-urn |ˈtiː ɜːn| — an urn or pot, with a gravity-fed tap at the bottom, used for holding hot water, hot tea or hot coffee.

teacake |ˈtiːkeɪk| — flat semisweet cookie or biscuit usually served with tea

teach |tiːtʃ| — an English pirate who operated in the Caribbean and off the Atlantic coast of North America (died in 1718)

teach-in |ˈtiːtʃ ɪn| — an extended session (as on a college campus) for lectures and discussion on an important and usually controversial issue

teachable |ˈtiːtʃəbl| — ready and willing to be taught

teacher |ˈtiːtʃər| — a person whose occupation is teaching

teaching |ˈtiːtʃɪŋ| — the profession of a teacher

teacup |ˈtiːkʌp| — as much as a teacup will hold

teahouse |ˈtiːhaʊs| — a restaurant where tea and light meals are available

teak |tiːk| — hard strong durable yellowish-brown wood of teak trees; resistant to insects and to warping; used for furniture and in shipbuilding

teakettle |ˈteɪkɪtl| — kettle for boiling water to make tea

teal |tiːl| — a blue-green color or pigment

tealeaf  — Alternative spelling of tea leaf.

team |tiːm| — a cooperative unit (especially in sports)

team-mate |ˈtiːmmeɪt| — Alternative spelling of teammate.

teammate |ˈtiːmmeɪt| — a fellow member of a team

teamster |ˈtiːmstər| — the driver of a team of horses doing hauling

teamwise |ˈtiːmwaɪz| — With regard to a team.

teamwork |ˈtiːmwɜːrk| — cooperative work done by a team (especially when it is effective)

teapot |ˈtiːpɑːt| — pot for brewing tea; usually has a spout and handle

teapoy |ˈtiːpɔɪ| — a small decorative table having three legs; sometimes used for holding a tea service

tear |ter| — a drop of the clear salty saline solution secreted by the lacrimal glands

tear away |ˈtɪr əˈweɪ| — remove by pulling or ripping violently and forcefully

tear down |ˈtɪr ˈdaʊn| — tear down so as to make flat with the ground

tear out |teər ˈaʊt| — remove, usually with some force or effort; also used in an abstract sense

tear up |teər ʌp| — tear into shreds

tear-away |ˈteərəweɪ| — (idiomatic) To remove oneself reluctantly; often expressed in the negative

tear-duct |ˈtɪr dʌkt| — (anatomy) A duct that transports tears from the lacrimal sac to the nasal cavity

tear-gas |ˈtɪr ɡæs| — Any lachrymatory non-lethal chemical compound that causes the eyes to sting and water and/or irritates the respiratory system, mostly used for controlling crowds during riots or as self-defense.

tear-sheet |ˈteəʃiːt| — A page torn from a periodical.

teardrop |ˈtɪrdrɑːp| — anything shaped like a falling drop (as a pendant gem on an earring)

tearful |ˈtɪrfl| — showing sorrow

teargas  — a gas that makes the eyes fill with tears but does not damage them; used in dispersing crowds

tearing |ˈterɪŋ| — shedding tears

tearless |ˈtɪrləs| — free from tears

tearoom |ˈtiːruːm| — a restaurant where tea and light meals are available

tease |tiːz| — someone given to teasing (as by mocking or stirring curiosity)

teasel |ˈtiːzl| — any of several herbs of the genus Dipsacus native to the Old World having flower heads surrounded by spiny bracts

teaseler |ˈtiːzlə| — One who uses teasels for raising a nap on cloth.

teaser |ˈtiːzər| — a worker who teases wool

teashop |ˈtiːʃɑːp| — a restaurant where tea and light meals are available

teasing |ˈtiːzɪŋ| — the act of harassing someone playfully or maliciously (especially by ridicule); provoking someone with persistent annoyances

teaspoon |ˈtiːspuːn| — as much as a teaspoon will hold

teat |tiːt| — the small projection of a mammary gland

teazel |ˈtiːzəl| — any of several herbs of the genus Dipsacus native to the Old World having flower heads surrounded by spiny bracts

teazle |ˈtiːzəl| — Alternative spelling of teasel.

tec |ˈtek| — a police officer who investigates crimes

tech |tek| — a school teaching mechanical and industrial arts and the applied sciences

technical |ˈteknɪkl| — a pickup truck with a gun mounted on it

technicalities |ˌteknəˈkælətɪz| — plural form of technicality

technicality |ˌteknɪˈkælətɪ| — the state of being technical as in the use of technical terms or methods

technically |ˈteknɪklɪ| — with regard to technique

technicals |ˈteknɪkəlz| — plural form of technical

technician |tekˈnɪʃn| — someone whose occupation involves training in a specific technical process

technicist  — One skilled in technics or in the practical arts.

technicolor |ˈteknɪkʌlər| — a trademarked method of making color motion pictures

technique |tekˈniːk| — a practical method or art applied to some particular task

technocrat |ˈteknəkræt| — an expert who is a member of a highly skilled elite group

technocratic |ˌteknəˈkrætɪk| — of, or relating to a technocrat or technocracy

technological |ˌteknəˈlɑːdʒɪkl| — based in scientific and industrial progress

technologically |ˌteknəˈlɑːdʒɪkəlɪ| — by means of technology

technologist |ˌtekˈnɑːlɪdʒəst| — a person who uses scientific knowledge to solve practical problems

technology |tekˈnɑːlədʒɪ| — the application of the knowledge and usage of tools (such as machines or utensils) and techniques to control one's environment

techy |ˈtetʃɪ| — easily irritated or annoyed

tectonic |tekˈtɑːnɪk| — pertaining to the structure or movement of the earth's crust

tectonics |tekˈtɑːnɪks| — the science of architecture

ted |ted| — a tough youth of 1950's and 1960's wearing Edwardian style clothes

tedder |ˈtedər| — A machine for stirring and spreading hay, to expedite its drying.

teddy-boy |ted| — (dated, UK) A young man who wore clothes supposedly characteristic of the Edwardian period and tended to take part in rowdy behaviour.

tedious |ˈtiːdɪəs| — so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness

tediously |ˈtiːdɪəslɪ| — in a tedious manner

tediousness |ˈtiːdɪəsnəs| — dullness owing to length or slowness

tedium |ˈtiːdɪəm| — the feeling of being bored by something tedious

tee |tiː| — the starting place for each hole on a golf course

tee off |ˈtiː ˈɒf| — strike a ball from the teeing ground at the start of a hole

tee-shirt |ˈtiː ʃɜːt| — Alternative spelling of T-shirt.

teem |tiːm| — be teeming, be abuzz

teeming |ˈtɪmɪŋ| — abundantly filled with especially living things

teen |ˈtiːn| — a juvenile between the onset of puberty and maturity

teen-age |eɪdʒ| — (dated) Alternative spelling of teenage.

teen-ager |eɪdʒər| — (dated) Alternative spelling of teenager.

teenage |ˈtiːneɪdʒ| — being of the age 13 through 19

teenager |ˈtiːneɪdʒər| — a juvenile between the onset of puberty and maturity

teens |tiːnz| — the time of life between the ages of 12 and 20

teensy |ˈtiːnsɪ| — (used informally) very small

teeny |ˈtiːnɪ| — (used informally) very small

teeny-weeny |ˈtiːnɪˈwiːnɪ| — (used informally) very small

teeter |ˈtiːtər| — a plaything consisting of a board balanced on a fulcrum; the board is ridden up and down by children at either end

teeter-totter |ˈtiːtətɒtə| — a plaything consisting of a board balanced on a fulcrum; the board is ridden up and down by children at either end

teeterboard  — a plaything consisting of a board balanced on a fulcrum; the board is ridden up and down by children at either end

teeth |tiːθ| — the kind and number and arrangement of teeth (collectively) in a person or animal

teethe |tiːð| — grow teeth; cut the baby teeth

teething |ˈtiːðɪŋ| — the eruption through the gums of baby teeth

teetotal |ˌtiːˈtəʊtl| — practice teetotalism and abstain from the consumption of alcoholic beverages

teetotaler  — a total abstainer

teetotaller |ˌtiːˈtəʊtlər| — a total abstainer

teetotum |tiːˈtəʊtəm| — a conical child's plaything tapering to a steel point on which it can be made to spin

teg |teɡ| — two-year-old sheep

tegular |ˈteɡjələr| — of or relating to or resembling a series of tiles

tegument |ˈteɡjʊmənt| — a natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch

telautograph |teˈlɔːtəɡrɑːf| — An analogue precursor to the fax machine, transmitting electrical impulses recorded by potentiometers to servomechanisms attached to a pen at the receiving station, thus reproducing a drawing or signature made by the sender.

tele |ˈtelɪ| — (UK, slang, rare) television

telecast |ˈtelɪkæst| — a television broadcast

telecasting |ˈtelɪkæstɪŋ| — broadcasting visual images of stationary or moving objects

telecom |ˈteləˌkɑm| — (often plural) systems used in transmitting messages over a distance electronically

telecommunication |ˌtelɪkəˌmjuːnɪˈkeɪʃn| — (often plural) systems used in transmitting messages over a distance electronically

telecommunications |ˌteləkəˌmjʊnɪˈkeɪʃənz| — the science and technology of communication at a distance, especially the electronic transmission of signals; telecommunication

telefilm |ˈtelɪfɪlm| — a movie that is made to be shown on television

telegenic |ˌtelɪˈdʒenɪk| — having an appearance and exhibiting qualities thought to be attractive to television viewers

telegram |ˈtelɪɡræm| — a message transmitted by telegraph

telegraph |ˈtelɪɡræf| — apparatus used to communicate at a distance over a wire (usually in Morse code)

telegraph-line |ˈtelɪɡræf laɪn| — A wire strung between two locations allowing telegraphic communication between them.

telegraph-pole |ˈtelɪɡræf pəʊl| — A telegraph post

telegrapher |tɪˈleɡrəfər| — someone who transmits messages by telegraph

telegraphese |ˌtelɪɡrəˈfiːz| — language characterized by terseness and ellipsis as in telegrams

telegraphic |ˌtelɪˈɡræfɪk| — having the style of a telegram with many short words left out

telegraphist |təˈleɡrəfəst| — someone who transmits messages by telegraph

telegraphy |təˈleɡrəfɪ| — communicating at a distance by electric transmission over wire

telekinesis |ˌtelɪkɪˈniːsɪs| — the power to move something by thinking about it without the application of physical force

telemeter |ˈtelɪmiːtər| — any scientific instrument for observing events at a distance and transmitting the information back to the observer

telenovela |ˈtelɪnəʊˌvelə| — A television soap opera presented as a miniseries

teleological |ˌtɪlɪəˈlɒdʒɪkəl| — of or relating to teleology

teleology |ˌtiːlɪˈɑːlədʒɪ| — (philosophy) a doctrine explaining phenomena by their ends or purposes

telepathist |tɪˈlepəθɪst| — someone with the power of communicating thoughts directly

telepathy |təˈlepəθɪ| — apparent communication from one mind to another without using sensory perceptions

telephone |ˈtelɪfəʊn| — electronic equipment that converts sound into electrical signals that can be transmitted over distances and then converts received signals back into sounds

telephonic |ˌteləˈfɑːnɪk| — of or relating to telephony

telephonist |təˈlefənɪst| — someone who helps callers get the person they are calling

telephony |təˈlefənɪ| — transmitting speech at a distance

telephoto |telɪˈfəʊtəʊ| — a photograph made with a telephoto lens

telephotography |ˌtelɪfəˈtɒɡrəfɪ| — transmission and reproduction of photographs and charts and pictures over a distance

teleprinter |ˈtelɪprɪntər| — a character printer connected to a telegraph that operates like a typewriter

telescope |ˈtelɪskəʊp| — a magnifier of images of distant objects

telescopic |ˌtelɪˈskɑːpɪk| — visible only with a telescope

telescreen |ˈtelɪskriːn| — (science fiction) A screen for broadcasting television or similar media.

telethon |ˈteləθɑːn| — An event that brings in people to donate money through the phone via the television (TV).

teletype |ˈteləˌtaɪp| — A teleprinter

televise |ˈtelɪvaɪz| — broadcast via television

televised |ˈtelɪvaɪzd| — simple past tense and past participle of televise

television |ˈtelɪvɪʒn| — broadcasting visual images of stationary or moving objects

televisor |ˈteləˌvaɪzər| — (dated) a television set

televisual |ˌtelɪˈvɪʒʊəl| — of or relating to television

telic |ˈtelɪk| — (grammar) expressing end or purpose.

tell |tel| — a Swiss patriot who lived in the early 14th century and who was renowned for his skill as an archer; according to legend an Austrian governor compelled him to shoot an apple from his son's head with his crossbow (which he did successfully without mishap)

tell off |ˈtel ˈɒf| — reprimand

tell on |ˈtel ɑːn| — give away information about somebody

tellable |ˈteləbl| — That may be told

teller |ˈtelər| — United States physicist (born in Hungary) who worked on the first atom bomb and the first hydrogen bomb (1908-2003)

telling |ˈtelɪŋ| — an act of narration

telltale |ˈtelteɪl| — someone who gossips indiscreetly

tellurian |teˈlʊriːən| — an inhabitant of the earth

telluric |teˈlʊrɪk| — of or relating to or containing the chemical element tellurium

tellurium |teˈlʊrɪəm| — a brittle silver-white metalloid element that is related to selenium and sulfur; it is used in alloys and as a semiconductor; occurs mainly as tellurides in ores of copper and nickel and silver and gold

telly |ˈtelɪ| — an electronic device that receives television signals and displays them on a screen

telomere |ˈtiːlə(ʊ)mɪə| — either (free) end of a eukaryotic chromosome

telpher |ˈtelfər| — one of the conveyances (or cars) in a telpherage

telpherage |ˈtelfərɪdʒ| — a transportation system in which cars (telphers) are suspended from cables and operated on electricity

temblor |ˈtemblər| — shaking and vibration at the surface of the earth resulting from underground movement along a fault plane or from volcanic activity

temerarious |teməˈreriːəs| — presumptuously daring

temerity |təˈmerətɪ| — fearless daring

temp |temp| — a worker (especially in an office) hired on a temporary basis

temper |ˈtempər| — a sudden outburst of anger

tempera |ˈtempərə| — pigment mixed with water-soluble glutinous materials such as size and egg yolk

temperament |ˈtemprəmənt| — your usual mood

temperamental |ˌtemprəˈmentl| — subject to sharply varying moods

temperance |ˈtempərəns| — the trait of avoiding excesses

temperate |ˈtempərət| — not extreme

temperature |ˈtemprətʃər| — the degree of hotness or coldness of a body or environment (corresponding to its molecular activity)

tempered |ˈtempərd| — made hard or flexible or resilient especially by heat treatment

tempest |ˈtempɪst| — a violent commotion or disturbance

tempestuous |temˈpestʃʊəs| — characterized by violent emotions or behavior

tempi |ˈtempiː| — plural form of tempo

templar |ˈtemplər| — a knight of a religious military order established in 1118 to protect pilgrims and the Holy Sepulcher

template |ˈtempleɪt| — a model or standard for making comparisons

temple |ˈtempl| — place of worship consisting of an edifice for the worship of a deity

templet |ˈtemplət| — a model or standard for making comparisons

tempo |ˈtempəʊ| — (music) the speed at which a composition is to be played

temporal |ˈtempərəl| — the semantic role of the noun phrase that designates the time of the state or action denoted by the verb

temporality |ˌtempəˈrælɪtɪ| — the worldly possessions of a church

temporally |ˈtempərəlɪ| — with regard to temporal order

temporarily |ˌtempəˈrerəlɪ| — for a limited time only; not permanently

temporary |ˈtempərerɪ| — a worker (especially in an office) hired on a temporary basis

temporize |ˈtempəraɪz| — draw out a discussion or process in order to gain time

temporizing |ˈtempəˌraɪzɪŋ| — Present participle of temporize.

tempt |tempt| — dispose or incline or entice to

temptation |tempˈteɪʃn| — something that seduces or has the quality to seduce

tempted |ˈtemptəd| — simple past tense and past participle of tempt

tempter |ˈtemptər| — a person who tempts others

tempting |ˈtemptɪŋ| — highly attractive and able to arouse hope or desire

temptress |ˈtemptrəs| — a woman who is considered to be dangerously seductive

ten |ten| — the cardinal number that is the sum of nine and one; the base of the decimal system

ten-spot |ˌspɑːt| — one of four playing cards in a deck with ten pips on the face

ten-strike |ˌstraɪk| — a score in tenpins: knocking down all ten with the first ball

tenable |ˈtenəbl| — based on sound reasoning or evidence

tenacious |təˈneɪʃəs| — stubbornly unyielding

tenaciousness |tɪˈneɪʃəsnəs| — persistent determination

tenacity |təˈnæsətɪ| — persistent determination

tenancy |ˈtenənsɪ| — an act of being a tenant or occupant

tenant |ˈtenənt| — someone who pays rent to use land or a building or a car that is owned by someone else

tenantry |ˈtenəntrɪ| — tenants of an estate considered as a group

tench |tentʃ| — freshwater dace-like game fish of Europe and western Asia noted for ability to survive outside water

tend |tend| — have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be inclined

tendance |ˈtendəns| — (archaic) The act of attending or waiting; attendance.

tendency |ˈtendənsɪ| — an attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others

tendential  — Of or relating to a tendency.

tendentious |tenˈdenʃəs| — having or marked by a strong tendency especially a controversial one

tendentiousness |tenˈdenʃəsnəs| — an intentional and controversial bias

tender |ˈtendər| — something that can be used as an official medium of payment

tender-hearted |ˈhɑːrtɪd| — Alternative form of tenderhearted.

tenderfoot |ˈtendərfʊt| — an inexperienced person (especially someone inexperienced in outdoor living)

tenderhearted |ˈtendərˈhɑrtɪd| — easily moved to love

tenderize |ˈtendəraɪz| — make tender or more tender as by marinating, pounding, or applying a tenderizer

tenderized  — made tender as by marinating or pounding

tenderling |ˈtendəlɪŋ| — (archaic) One made tender by too much kindness; a fondling.

tenderloin |ˈtendərlɔɪn| — a city district known for its vice and high crime rate

tenderness |ˈtendərnəs| — a tendency to express warm and affectionate feeling

tendinous |ˈtendənəs| — consisting of tendons or resembling a tendon

tendon |ˈtendən| — a cord or band of inelastic tissue connecting a muscle with its bony attachment

tendril |ˈtendrəl| — slender stem-like structure by which some twining plants attach themselves to an object for support

tenebrous |ˈtenəbrəs| — dark and gloomy

tenement |ˈtenəmənt| — a run-down apartment house barely meeting minimal standards

tenet |ˈtenɪt| — a religious doctrine that is proclaimed as true without proof

tenfold |ˈtenfəʊld| — by ten times as much

tenner |ˈtenər| — the cardinal number that is the sum of nine and one; the base of the decimal system

tennis |ˈtenɪs| — a game played with rackets by two or four players who hit a ball back and forth over a net that divides the court

tennis-ball |ˈtenɪsbɔːl| — A bouncy ball designed for the sport of tennis. A rubber, hollow ball, pressurized and covered with felt. Most common color is "Optic Yellow", but many colors exist today.

tennis-court |ˈtenɪs kɔːrt| — a firm, rectangular surface, marked with lines and having a net across the middle, where the game of tennis is played

tenon |ˈtenən| — a projection at the end of a piece of wood that is shaped to fit into a mortise and form a mortise joint

tenor |ˈtenər| — the adult male singing voice above baritone

tenpins |ˈtenpɪnz| — bowling down an alley at a target of ten wooden pins

tense |tens| — a grammatical category of verbs used to express distinctions of time

tensely |ˈtenslɪ| — in a tense manner

tenseness |ˈtensnəs| — the physical condition of being stretched or strained

tensile |ˈtensl| — capable of being shaped or bent or drawn out

tensility |tenˈsɪlɪtiː| — The quality or state of being tensile, or capable of extension.

tension |ˈtenʃn| — (psychology) a state of mental or emotional strain or suspense

tensity |ˈtensɪtɪ| — the physical condition of being stretched or strained

tensive |ˈtensɪv| — Of or pertaining to tension

tent |tent| — a portable shelter (usually of canvas stretched over supporting poles and fastened to the ground with ropes and pegs)

tent-peg |ˈtent peɡ| — A peg, driven into the ground, to hold a rope that supports a tent.

tentacle |ˈtentəkl| — something that acts like a tentacle in its ability to grasp and hold

tentacles |ˈtentəkəlz| — plural form of tentacle

tentacular |tenˈtækjʌlər| — of or relating to or resembling tentacles

tentaculated |tenˈtækjʌˌleɪtɪd| — Alternative form of tentaculate.

tentative |ˈtentətɪv| — under terms not final or fully worked out or agreed upon

tentatively |ˈtentətɪvlɪ| — in a tentative manner

tenter |ˈten(t)ər| — a framework with hooks used for stretching and drying cloth

tenterhook |ˈtentəhʊk| — one of a series of hooks used to hold cloth on a tenter

tenterhooks |ˈtentəhʊks| — plural form of tenterhook

tenth |tenθ| — a tenth part; one part in ten equal parts

tenuity |tɪˈnjuːɪtɪ| — relatively small dimension through an object as opposed to its length or width

tenuous |ˈtenjʊəs| — having thin consistency

tenure |ˈtenjər| — the term during which some position is held

tenured |ˈtenjərd| — appointed for life and not subject to dismissal except for a grave crime

tepee |ˈtiːpiː| — a Native American tent; usually of conical shape

tepefy |ˈtepɪfaɪ| — To cause to become tepid

tepid |ˈtepɪd| — moderately warm

tequila |təˈkiːlə| — Mexican liquor made from fermented juices of an agave plant

teratology |ˌterəˈtɑːlədʒiː| — the branch of biology concerned with the development of malformations or serious deviations from the normal type of organism

terbium |ˈtɜːrbɪəm| — a metallic element of the rare earth group; used in lasers; occurs in apatite and monazite and xenotime and ytterbite

tercel |ˈtɜːsəl| — male hawk especially male peregrine or gyrfalcon

tercentenary |ˌtɜːrsenˈtenərɪ| — the 300th anniversary (or the celebration of it)

tercentennial |ˌtɜːsenˈtenɪəl| — the 300th anniversary (or the celebration of it)

tercet |ˈtɜːrsɪt| — the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one

terebinth |ˈteriːbɪnθ| — a Mediterranean tree yielding Chian turpentine

teredo |teˈriːdəʊ| — typical shipworm

terete |təˈriːt| — especially of plant parts; cylindrical and tapering

tergal |ˈtərɡəl| — Of or pertaining to the tergum; dorsal

tergiversate |tərˈdʒɪvərseɪt| — be deliberately ambiguous or unclear in order to mislead or withhold information

tergiversation |ˌtɜːdʒɪvəˈseɪʃən| — falsification by means of vague or ambiguous language

term |tɜːrm| — a word or expression used for some particular thing

termagant |ˈtɜːrməɡənt| — a scolding nagging bad-tempered woman

termer |ˈtɜːmər| — a person who serves a specified term

terminable |ˈtərmənəbəl| — capable of being terminated after a designated time

terminal |ˈtɜːrmɪnl| — station where transport vehicles load or unload passengers or goods

terminally |ˈtɜːmənəlɪ| — at the end

terminate |ˈtɜːrmeɪt| — bring to an end or halt

termination |ˌtɜːrmɪˈneɪʃn| — a coming to an end of a contract period

terminator |ˈtɜːməˌnetər| — someone who exterminates (especially someone whose occupation is the extermination of troublesome rodents and insects)

termini |ˈtɜːˌmɪˌnaɪ| — plural form of terminus

terminological |tərmənəˈlɒdʒəkəl| — of or concerning terminology

terminology |ˌtɜːrməˈnɑːlədʒɪ| — a system of words used to name things in a particular discipline

terminus |ˈtɜːrmɪnəs| — a place where something ends or is complete

termitary |ˈtɜːrmɪtəriː| — An anthill built and occupied by termites.

termite |ˈtɜːrmaɪt| — whitish soft-bodied ant-like social insect that feeds on wood

termless |tɜːmləs| — Not terminating; having no end, limit, or boundary

terms |ˈtɜːmz| — status with respect to the relations between people or groups

tern |tɜːrn| — small slender gull having narrow wings and a forked tail

ternary |ˈtɜːrnəriː| — the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one

Terpsichore |ˈtɜːpsəˌkɔːr| — (Greek mythology) the Muse of the dance and of choral song

terra |ˈterə| — A rough upland or mountainous region of the moon with a relatively high albedo.

terra-cotta |ˌterə ˈkɒtə| — Alternative spelling of terracotta.

terrace |ˈterəs| — usually paved outdoor area adjoining a residence

terracotta |ˌterəˈkɑːtə| — a hard red-brown unglazed earthenware, used for pottery and building construction

terrain |təˈreɪn| — a piece of ground having specific characteristics or military potential

terrapin |ˈterəpɪn| — any of various edible North American web-footed turtles living in fresh or brackish water

terraqueous |terˈeɪkwiːəs| — (of a celestial body) Comprising both land and water, like the Earth.

terrene |teˈriːn| — belonging to this earth or world; not ideal or heavenly

terrestrial |təˈrestrɪəl| — concerned with the world or worldly matters

terrible |ˈterəbl| — causing fear or dread or terror

terribly |ˈterəblɪ| — used as intensifiers

terrier |ˈterɪər| — any of several usually small short-bodied breeds originally trained to hunt animals living underground

terrific |təˈrɪfɪk| — very great or intense

terrified |ˈterəˌfaɪd| — thrown into a state of intense fear or desperation

terrify |ˈterɪfaɪ| — fill with terror; frighten greatly

terrifying |ˈterəˌfaɪɪŋ| — causing extreme terror

territorial |ˌterəˈtɔːrɪəl| — nonprofessional soldier member of a territorial military unit

territory |ˈterətɔːrɪ| — a region marked off for administrative or other purposes

terror |ˈterər| — an overwhelming feeling of fear and anxiety

terror-stricken |ˈterər ˌstrɪkən| — struck or filled with terror

terror-struck |ˈterə strʌk| — struck or filled with terror

terrorism |ˈterərɪzəm| — the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear

terrorist |ˈterərɪst| — a radical who employs terror as a political weapon; usually organizes with other terrorists in small cells; often uses religion as a cover for terrorist activities

terroristic |ˌterəˈrɪstɪk| — Terrorist.

terrorize |ˈterəraɪz| — coerce by violence or with threats

terry |ˈterɪ| — English actress (1847-1928)

terry-cloth |ˈterɪklɒθ| — An absorbent cotton fabric typically used for towels and bathrobes; toweling.

terrycloth  — a pile fabric (usually cotton) with uncut loops on both sides; used to make bath towels and bath robes

terse |tɜːrs| — brief and to the point; effectively cut short

tersely |ˈtɜːslɪ| — in a short and concise manner

terseness |ˈtɜːsnəs| — a neatly short and concise expressive style

tertian |ˈtɜːʃən| — relating to symptoms (especially malarial fever) that appear every other day

tertiary |ˈtɜːrʃɪerɪ| — from 63 million to 2 million years ago

terzetto |tɜːtˈsetəʊ| — the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one

tessellate |ˈtesəleɪt| — fit together exactly, of identical shapes

tessellated |ˈtesəleɪtɪd| — having a checkered or mottled appearance

tessellation |ˌtesəˈleɪʃən| — the careful juxtaposition of shapes in a pattern

tessera |ˈtesərə| — a small square tile of stone or glass used in making mosaics

tesserae |ˈtesəriː| — plural form of tessera

tessitura |ˌtesɪˈtʊrə| — (music) The vocal range of a singer.

test |test| — trying something to find out about it

test-paper |ˈtestˌpeɪpə| — a paper submitted to an examination by a student

test-tube |ˈtest tjuːb| — (chemistry) a glass tube, rounded at one end and open at the other; used for small-scale laboratory tests

testa |ˈtestə| — protective outer layer of seeds of flowering plants

testable |ˈtestəbəl| — Susceptible to being tested.

testaceous |teˈsteɪʃəs| — relating to or possessing a testa or hard shell

testae |ˈtestiː| — plural form of testa

testament |ˈtestəmənt| — a profession of belief

testamentary |ˌtestəˈmentərɪ| — of or relating to a will or testament or bequeathed by a will or testament

testamur |tesˈteɪmə| — A certificate of successful completion of an examination.

testate |ˈtesteɪt| — a person who makes a will

testator |teˈsteɪtər| — a person who makes a will

testatrices |tesˈteɪtrɪsiːz| — plural form of testatrix

testatrix |teˈsteɪtrɪks| — a female testator

tested |ˈtestɪd| — tested and proved useful or correct

testee  — someone who is tested (as by an intelligence test or an academic examination)

tester |ˈtestər| — someone who administers a test to determine your qualifications

testicle |ˈtestɪkl| — one of the two male reproductive glands that produce spermatozoa and secrete androgens

testicles |ˈtestɪkəlz| — plural form of testicle

testicular |tesˈtɪkjələr| — of or involving the testes

testiculate |teˈstɪkjʊlət| — Shaped like a testicle.

testification |testəfəˈkeɪʃən| — The act of testifying, or giving testimony or evidence.

testify |ˈtestɪfaɪ| — give testimony in a court of law

testily |ˈtestəlɪ| — in a petulant manner

testimonial |ˌtestɪˈməʊnɪəl| — something that serves as evidence

testimony |ˈtestɪməʊnɪ| — a solemn statement made under oath

testiness |ˈtestɪnəs| — feeling easily irritated

testing |ˈtestɪŋ| — the act of subjecting to experimental test in order to determine how well something works

testosterone |teˈstɑːstərəʊn| — a potent androgenic hormone produced chiefly by the testes; responsible for the development of male secondary sex characteristics

testudinate  — Of, like or relating to a tortoise.

testudo |teˈstjuːdəʊ| — a movable protective covering that provided protection from above; used by Roman troops when approaching the walls of a besieged fortification

testy |ˈtestɪ| — easily irritated or annoyed

tetanic |teˈtanɪk| — of or relating to or causing tetany

tetanus |ˈtetənəs| — an acute and serious infection of the central nervous system caused by bacterial infection of open wounds; spasms of the jaw and laryngeal muscles may occur during the late stages

tetchy |ˈtetʃɪ| — easily irritated or annoyed

tete-a-tete |ˈteɪtəˈteɪt| — a private conversation between two people

tether |ˈteðər| — restraint consisting of a rope (or light chain) used to restrain an animal

tetracycline |ˌtetrəˈsaɪkliːn| — an antibiotic (trade name Achromycin) derived from microorganisms of the genus Streptomyces and used broadly to treat infections

tetrad |ˈtetrad| — the cardinal number that is the sum of three and one

tetragon |ˈtetrəˌɡɑːn| — a four-sided polygon

tetragonal |teˈtraɡənl| — of or relating to or shaped like a quadrilateral

tetrahedron |ˌtetrəˈhiːdrən| — any polyhedron having four plane faces

tetralogy |teˈtrælədʒɪ| — a series of four related works (plays or operas or novels)

tetrameter |teˈtramədər| — a verse line having four metrical feet

tetrastich |ˈtetrəˌstɪk| — (prosody) A four-line stanza.

tetrasyllable |tetrəˈsɪləbəl| — (also used attributively) A word comprising four syllables.

tetravalent |ˌtetrəˈveɪlənt| — haveing a valence of four

tetter |ˈtedər| — (now rare) Any of various pustular skin conditions.

Teuton |ˈtjuːtən| — someone (especially a German) who speaks a Germanic language

Teutonic |tuːˈtɑːnɪk| — of or pertaining to the ancient Teutons or their languages

tew |ˈtʃuː| — (obsolete, UK, dialect) A rope or chain for towing a boat.

text |tekst| — the words of something written

text-hand |ˈteksthænd| — (dated) A style of large handwriting, formerly used for the text of a book, contrasting with the smaller hand used for the notes.

textbook |ˈtekstbʊk| — a book prepared for use in schools or colleges

textile |ˈtekstaɪl| — artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers

textual |ˈtekstʃʊəl| — of or relating to or based on a text

textural |ˈtekstʃərəl| — Of or pertaining to texture

texture |ˈtekstʃər| — the feel of a surface or a fabric

textured |ˈtekstʃərd| — having surface roughness

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