Sunday, 17 April 2011


Tableaux: pl. deliberate picture, arrangement , vivid, graphic description
Tacenda: things to not be mentioned or things to be passed over in silence
Taciturn: reticent, quiet, not talkative, insouciant
Talisman: item marked with magic signs though to confer magical powers or repel evil
Tapestry: heavy cloth woven with rich, varicolored designs or scenes, often hung on walls
Teleology: the study of the philosophical concept of the telos
Tellurian: terrestrial, inhabiting the earth, pertaining to the earth, earthen
Tenuous: long and thin, slender, flimsy, without great substance, diluted
Tercet: group of three lines of verse, often rhyming together or with another triple
Terpsichorean: pertaining, relating to, or referring to dancing or the art thereof
Tessellation: tile pattern sans gaps or extraneous spaces, mathematical pattern
Theophany: religious epiphany or appearance of God to a person
Thionine: artificial red or violet dyestuff, usually for microscopic stains
Threnody: song, hymn, or poem reflecting on mourning or a tribute to the deceased
Thylacine: Extinct Tasmanian Tiger
Tilt: to cause to slope, as by raising one end, incline
Tintinnabulation: ringing or sounding of bells, the sound of bells
Tiramisu: dessert made with cake and espresso
Tolutiloquent: speech characterized by rapidity
Torrential: resembling, flowing in, or forming torrents
Tourmaline: multifarious gemstone of grossly differing colors
Traipse: walk, to wander without destination, gad, aimlessly or blithely walk
Tranquility: peace, serenity, calmness, relaxation
Transience: brevity, briefness, evanescence, shortness, the state of being temporary
Tregetour: juggler, mummer, conjurer
Tremulous: marked by trembling, quivering, or shaking
Trillium: type of flower
Trinity: group consisting of three closely related members, unity of three special objects
Triste: sad, mournful, dismal, depressed
Tristiloquy: speech characterized by sadness or gloominess
Tryst: an agreement, as between lovers, to meet at a certain time and place, a date
Turquoise: blue-green color
Tête-à-tête: private conversation between two people

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