English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO & Other exams

English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams

Taciturn: who does not talk much
Example: [He’s a reserved, taciturn person]

Tack: A small sharp-pointed nail.

Tact:
consideration, sensitivity, thoughtfulness
Example: [Unfortunately, he lacked the tact and diplomacy which his position demanded]

Tactful:
sensitive
Example: [Mentioning his baldness wasn’t very tactful]

Tactic:
policy, strategy, method, maneuver, system
Example: [Their first tactic would probably be to push us off, one by one]

Tactician:
strategist, someone who uses the best methods in order to achieve specific goals, maneuverer
Example: [A leader of men rather than a tactician or strategist, he played on the enthusiasm of his soldiers by example rather than precept]

Tactics:
Any maneuvering or adroit management for effecting an object.

Tactile:
tangible
Example: [a tactile quality]

Tainted:
corrupt contaminated
Example: [His reputation was permanently tainted by the financial scandal]

Talisman:
an object supposed to bring good luck
Example: [wear the talisman to ward off the evil]

Talon:
claw of an animal
Example: [the hawk’s talons]

Tangency:
The state of touching.

Tangent:
line or curve that touches but does not cut through another line or curve
Example: [There is a tangent line at each point]

Tangential:
beside the point, irrelevant, divergent, erratic, extraneous, peripheral
Example: [a tangential point]

Tangible:
Perceptible by touch.

Tanner:
a craftsman who converts skins and hides into leather by treating them with acid
Example: [He settled in Sturbridge, as a farmer, also carrying on his trade of tanner and currier]

Tannery:
A place where leather is tanned.
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Tantalize: tease
Example: [This produces layer upon layer of complexity, going from sweetness to tartness in a single sip that will tantalize the taste buds]

Tantamount:
equivalent
Example: [His refusal to answer was tantamount to an admission of guilt]

Tantrum:
attack of uncontrollable bad temper
Example: [she threw tantrums]

Taper:
candle

Tapestry:
A fabric to which a pattern is applied with a needle designed for ornamental hangings.

Tarantula:
venomous spider
Example: [we need an antitoxin to counteract the bite of the tarantula]

Tariff:
levy, tax, rate
Example: [an electricity tariff]

Tarn:
small lake

Tarnish:
damage, harm, stain, corrupt, spoil, rust, oxidize, corrode, discolor, blemish
Example: [to tarnish a brand]

Tarry:
linger

Tatterdemalion:
ragged fellow

Taurine:
bull-like

Taut:
stretched tight
Example: [A sport climber will keep falling until he is past the last quickdraw he’s clipped into and all the slack in the rope is taut]

Tautological:
repetitious
Example: [The tautologists explore the implications of tautological statements, which they claim contain pure truth]

Tautology:
unnecessary use of synonyms in a single phrase
Example: [Redundancy and tautology are undesirable, and a sign of less than careful writing]

Tawdry:
cheap gaudy
Example: [he won a few tawdry trinkets at the village fair]

Taxation:
tax system, tax income
Example: [Prominent businessmen, business organizations and tax experts feared the depressing effect of heavy taxation on the country]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Taxidermy: The art or process of preserving dead animals or parts of them.

Technic:
Technical.

Technicality:
small point, minor detail, triviality
Example: [to get into the technicalities of something]

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.

Tedium:
weariness boredom
Example: [radio will help overcome the tedium]

Teem:
To be full to overflowing.

Teleology:
belief that a final purpose or design exists for the presence of individual beings or of the universe itself
Example: [the questions propounded by teleology have long been debated in religious and scientific circles]

Telepathy:
sixth sense, mind-reading, communication of thoughts or mental images from one person to another without using speech, writing, or any other normal sensory channels, intuition
Example: [to communicate with other people by telepathy]

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:
disclosing, showing something, someone who gossips, revealing, person who reveals secrets
Example: [There in the glass was that fatal, telltale white precipitate. He listened for the puff of a motor or some other telltale sound that would prove the correctness of his theory]

Temerarious:
rash
Example: [mountain climbing is temerarious]

Temerity:
boldness
Example: [She had the temerity to call me a liar]

Temper:
tone down, moderate, toughen steel or restrain
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


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