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to a faultrto an excessive degree
to a great extentrto a considerable degree
to a greater extentrused to form the comparative of some adjectives and adverbs
to a higher degreercomparing quantity or quality
to a higher placerin or to a place that is higher
to a lesser degreercomparing quantity or quality
to a lesser extentrused to form the comparative of some adjectives and adverbs
to a lower placerin or to a place that is lower
to a manrwithout exception
to a trin every detail
to advantagerin a flattering way
to all intents and purposesrin every practical sense
to and frormoving from one place to another and back again
to be preciserin actual fact
to be sureradmittedly
to begin withrbefore now
to bootrby way of addition; furthermore
to both earsrin a binaural manner
to daterprior to the present time
to each onerto or from every one of two or more (considered individually)
to itrto that
to leewardnthe side sheltered from the wind
to no degreerin no manner
to one earrin a monaural manner
to orderrto specification
to perfectionrin every detail
to thatrto that
to that degreerto the degree or extent that
to that effectrwith that general meaning
to that extentrto the degree or extent that
to the contraryrcontrary to expectations
to the fullrto the greatest degree or extent; completely or entirely; (full' in this sense is used as a combining form)
to the highest degreerused to form the superlative
to the hiltrin full
to the letterrin every detail
to the limitrin full
to the lowest degreerused to form the superlative
to the northrin a northern direction
to the pointshaving precise or logical relevance to the matter at hand
to the southrin a southern direction
to windwardnthe side toward the wind
toadnany of various tailless stout-bodied amphibians with long hind limbs for leaping; semiaquatic and terrestrial species
toad frognany of various tailless stout-bodied amphibians with long hind limbs for leaping; semiaquatic and terrestrial species
toad lilyna floating or creeping Indian lettuce having terminal racemes of pale rose flowers; wet areas at high elevations of western North America
toad rushnlow-growing annual rush of damp low-lying ground; nearly cosmopolitan
toadfishnbottom-dwelling fish having scaleless slimy skin and a broad thick head with a wide mouth
toadflaxncommon European perennial having showy yellow and orange flowers; a naturalized weed in North America
toad-in-the-holensausage baked in batter
toadshadentrillium of northeastern United States with sessile leaves and red or purple flowers having a pungent odor
toadstoolncommon name for an inedible or poisonous agaric (contrasting with the edible mushroom)
toadyna person who tries to please someone in order to gain a personal advantage
toadyvtry to gain favor by cringing or flattering
toadyishsattempting to win favor by flattery
toadyishsattempting to win favor from influential people by flattery
toastnslices of bread that have been toasted
toastna drink in honor of or to the health of a person or event
toastna person in desperate straits; someone doomed
toastna celebrity who receives much acclaim and attention
toastvmake brown and crisp by heating
toastvpropose a toast to
toast mistressna woman toastmaster
toastedsbrowned over by exposure to heat
toasterna kitchen appliance (usually electric) for toasting bread
toasternsomeone who proposes a toast; someone who drinks to the health of success of someone or some venture
toaster ovennkitchen appliance consisting of a small electric oven for toasting or warming food
toastingncooking to a brown crispiness over a fire or on a grill
toasting forknlong-handled fork for cooking or toasting frankfurters or bread etc. (especially over an open fire)
toastmasternthe person who proposes toasts and introduces speakers at a banquet
toastrackna rack for holding slices of toast
tobacconleaves of the tobacco plant dried and prepared for smoking or ingestion
tobacconaromatic annual or perennial herbs and shrubs
tobacco budwormnlarva of a noctuid moth; highly destructive to especially corn and cotton and tomato crops
tobacco hornwormnlarge green white-striped hawkmoth larva that feeds on tobacco and related plants; similar to tomato hornworm
tobacco industrynan industry that manufactures and sells products containing tobacco
tobacco juicensaliva colored brown by tobacco (snuff or chewing tobacco)
tobacco mildewnfungus causing a downy mildew on growing tobacco
tobacco mosaicna plant disease causing discoloration of the leaves of tobacco plants
tobacco mosaic virusnthe widely studied plant virus that causes tobacco mosaic; it was the first virus discovered (1892)
tobacco mothnsmall moth whose larvae feed on tobacco and other dried plant products
tobacco pipena tube with a small bowl at one end; used for smoking tobacco
tobacco plantnaromatic annual or perennial herbs and shrubs
tobacco pouchna pouch for carrying pipe tobacco
tobacco shopna shop that sells pipes and pipe tobacco and cigars and cigarettes
tobacco thripsninjurious to growing tobacco and peanuts
tobacco userna person who smokes tobacco
tobacco wiltndisease of tomatoes and potatoes and tobacco etc caused by the bacterium Pseudomonas solanacearum
tobacconistna shop that sells pipes and pipe tobacco and cigars and cigarettes
tobacconistna retail dealer in tobacco and tobacco-related articles
tobacconist shopna shop that sells pipes and pipe tobacco and cigars and cigarettes
tobagonisland in West Indies
tobagonianaof or relating to Tobago or its people
tobagonianna native or inhabitant of the island of Tobago in the West Indies
tobeynUnited States abstract painter influenced by oriental calligraphy (1890-1976)
tobias george smollettnScottish writer of adventure novels (1721-1771)
tobias smollettnScottish writer of adventure novels (1721-1771)
tobinnUnited States economist (1918-2002)
tobin bronzenalpha-beta brass containing tin; resistant to sea water; Admiralty Metal is a trademark
tobitnan Apocryphal book that was a popular novel for several centuries
tobogganna long narrow sled without runners; boards curve upward in front
tobogganvmove along on a luge or toboggan
toboggan capna close-fitting woolen cap; often has a tapering tail with a tassel
tobogganingnriding on a long light sled with low handrails
tobogganistnsomeone who rides a toboggan
tobramycinnan antibiotic (trade name Nebcin) that is especially effective against Gram-negative bacteria
tobyna drinking mug in the shape of a stout man wearing a three-cornered hat
toby fillpot jugna drinking mug in the shape of a stout man wearing a three-cornered hat
toby jugna drinking mug in the shape of a stout man wearing a three-cornered hat
tocainidenantiarrhythmic drug (trade name Tonocard) used to treat ventricular arrhythmias when less dangerous drugs have failed
tocantinsna river in eastern Brazil that flows generally north to the Para River
tocantins riverna river in eastern Brazil that flows generally north to the Para River
toccatana baroque musical composition (usually for a keyboard instrument) with full chords and rapid elaborate runs in a rhythmically free style
tocharianna branch of the Indo-European language family that originated in central Asia during the first millennium A.D.
tocktactnsteady recurrent ticking sound as made by a clock
tocologynthe branch of medicine dealing with childbirth and care of the mother
tocopherolna fat-soluble vitamin that is essential for normal reproduction; an important antioxidant that neutralizes free radicals in the body
tocquevillenFrench political writer noted for his analysis of American institutions (1805-1859)
tocsinna bell used to sound an alarm
tocsinnthe sound of an alarm (usually a bell)
todna unit of weight for wool equal to about 28 pounds
todsalone and on your own
todanthe Dravidian language spoken by the Toda in southern India
todana member of a pastoral people living in the Nilgiri Hills of southern India
todaynthe day that includes the present moment (as opposed to yesterday or tomorrow)
todaynthe present time or age
todayrin these times
todayron this day as distinct from yesterday or tomorrow
toddnfictional character in a play by George Pitt; a barber who murdered his customers
toddnScottish chemist noted for his research into the structure of nucleic acids (born in 1907)
toddlevwalk unsteadily
toddlerna young child
toddyna mixed drink made of liquor and water with sugar and spices and served hot
toddy almnfishtail palm of India to Malay Peninsula; sap yields a brown sugar (jaggery) and trunk pith yields sago
toddy palmntall fan palm of Africa and India and Malaysia yielding a hard wood and sweet sap that is a source of palm wine and sugar; leaves used for thatching and weaving
todeana genus of delicate ferns belonging to the family Osmundaceae
todea barbaranfern of rain forests of tropical Australia and New Zealand and South Africa
todea superbanNew Zealand with pinnate fronds and a densely woolly stalks; sometimes included in genus Todea
todidaena family of birds of the order Coraciiformes
to-dona disorderly outburst or tumult
todusntype genus of the Todidae
todyntiny insectivorous West Indian bird having red-and-green plumage and a long straight bill
toeahaving a toe or toes of a specified kind; often used in combination
toenthe part of footwear that provides a covering for the toes
toen(golf) the part of a clubhead farthest from the shaft
toenone of the digits of the foot
toenforepart of a hoof
toevtouch with the toe
toevdrive (a golf ball) with the toe of the club
toevhit (a golf ball) with the toe of the club
toevdrive obliquely
toevwalk so that the toes assume an indicated position or direction
toe boxnthe forward tip of the upper of a shoe or boot that provides space and protection for the toes
toe crackna crack on the forepart of a horse's hindfoot
toe dancena dance performed on tiptoe
toe dancingna dance performed on tiptoe
toe the linevdo what is expected
toe toentall grass of New Zealand grown for plumelike flower heads
toean100 toea equal 1 kina in Papua New Guinea
toecapna protective leather or steel cover for the toe of a boot or shoe, reinforcing or decorating it
toedahaving a toe or toes of a specified kind; often used in combination
toeholdna wrestling hold in which the toe is held and the leg is twisted against the joints
toeholdna small foothold used in climbing
toeholdna relatively insignificant position from which future progress might be made
toe-innthe alignment of the front wheels of a motor vehicle closer together at the front than at the back
toelessalacking a toe or toes
toenailnthe nail at the end of a toe
toenailvdrive obliquely
toetoenused by Maoris for thatching
toetoentall grass of New Zealand grown for plumelike flower heads
toe-to-toerin close combat or at close quarters
toffnan elegantly dressed man (often with affected manners)
toffeencaramelized sugar cooled in thin sheets
toffee applenan apple that is covered with a candy-like substance (usually caramelized sugar)
toffee-nosedssnobbish; pretentiously superior
toffyncaramelized sugar cooled in thin sheets
tofieldiangenus of perennial herbs of cool temperate regions; sometimes placed in family Melanthiaceae
tofieldia pusillanfalse asphodel having spikes of white flowers; of mountainous regions of Europe
tofranilna tricyclic antidepressant (trade names Imavate and Tofranil) used to treat clinical depression
tofuncheeselike food made of curdled soybean milk
togvprovide with clothes or put clothes on
tog outvput on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive
tog upvput on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive
togana one-piece cloak worn by men in ancient Rome
toga virilisn(ancient Rome) a toga worn by a youth as a symbol of manhood and citizenship
togaviridaena family of arboviruses carried by arthropods
togetherrat the same time
togetherrwith cooperation and interchange
togetherrwith a common plan
togetherrin contact with each other
togetherrassembled in one place
togetherrin conjunction with; combined
togetherrin each other's company
togethersmentally and emotionally stable
togethernessnaffectionate closeness
toggedsdressed especially in smart clothes
togged upsdressed in fancy or formal clothing
togglena fastener consisting of a peg or pin or crosspiece that is inserted into an eye at the end of a rope or a chain or a cable in order to fasten it to something (as another rope or chain or cable)
togglena hinged switch that can assume either of two positions
togglenany instruction that works first one way and then the other; it turns something on the first time it is used and then turns it off the next time
togglevrelease by a toggle switch
togglevfasten with, or as if with, a toggle
togglevprovide with a toggle or toggles
toggle boltna fastener consisting of a threaded bolt and a hinged spring-loaded toggle; used to fasten objects to hollow walls
toggle jointna joint made by two arms attached by a pivot; used to apply pressure at the two ends by straightening the joint
toggle switchna hinged switch that can assume either of two positions
togona republic on the western coast of Africa on the Gulf of Guinea; formerly under French control
togo francnthe basic unit of money in Togo
togoleseaof or relating to the African country of Togo or its people
togolesena native or inhabitant of Togo
togolese republicna republic on the western coast of Africa on the Gulf of Guinea; formerly under French control
togsninformal terms for clothing
toilnproductive work (especially physical work done for wages)
toilvwork hard
toilernone who works strenuously
toiletnthe act of dressing and preparing yourself
toiletna room or building equipped with one or more toilets
toiletna plumbing fixture for defecation and urination
toiletnmisfortune resulting in lost effort or money
toilet articlenan artifact used in making your toilet
toilet bagna waterproof bag for holding bathrooms items (soap and toothpaste etc.) when you are travelling
toilet bowlnthe bowl of a toilet that can be flushed with water
toilet facilityna toilet that is available to the public
toilet kitna kit for carrying toilet articles while traveling
toilet paperna soft thin absorbent paper for use in toilets
toilet powderna fine powder for spreading on the body (as after bathing)
toilet rollna roll of toilet paper
toilet seatnthe hinged seat on a toilet
toilet soapnsoap used as a toiletry
toilet tablenlow table with mirror or mirrors where one sits while dressing or applying makeup
toilet tissuena soft thin absorbent paper for use in toilets
toilet waterna perfumed liquid lighter than cologne
toiletrynan artifact used in making your toilet
toilettenthe act of dressing and preparing yourself
toilet-trainvtrain (a small child) to use the toilet
toilet-traineds(of children) trained to use the toilet
toilingsdoing arduous or unpleasant work
toilsomescharacterized by toilsome effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort
toilsomenessnthe quality of requiring extended effort
toitoinused by Maoris for thatching
tojonJapanese army officer who initiated the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and who assumed dictatorial control of Japan during World War II; he was subsequently tried and executed as a war criminal (1884-1948)
tojo eikinJapanese army officer who initiated the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and who assumed dictatorial control of Japan during World War II; he was subsequently tried and executed as a war criminal (1884-1948)
tojo hidekinJapanese army officer who initiated the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and who assumed dictatorial control of Japan during World War II; he was subsequently tried and executed as a war criminal (1884-1948)
tokamakna doughnut-shaped chamber used in fusion research; a plasma is heated and confined in a magnetic bottle
tokaynvariety of wine grape originally grown in Hungary; the prototype of vinifera grapes
tokaynHungarian wine made from Tokay grapes
tokena puff of a marijuana or hashish cigarette
tokennsomething of sentimental value
tokenna metal or plastic disk that can be used (as a substitute for coins) in slot machines
tokennan individual instance of a type of symbol
tokensinsignificantly small; a matter of form only (tokenish' is informal)
token economyna form of behavior therapy that has been used in some mental institutions; patients are rewarded with tokens for appropriate behavior and the tokens may be cashed in for valued rewards
token moneyncoins of regular issue whose face value is greater than their intrinsic value
token paymentna small payment made in acknowledgement of an obligation
tokenishsinsignificantly small; a matter of form only (tokenish' is informal)
tokionthe capital and largest city of Japan; the economic and cultural center of Japan
toklasnUnited States writer remembered as the secretary and companion of Gertrude Stein (1877-1967)
tokyonthe capital and largest city of Japan; the economic and cultural center of Japan
tolazamidena drug (trade name Tolinase) used in treating stable adult-onset diabetes mellitus
tolazolinenvasodilator that is used to treat spasms of peripheral blood vessels (as in acrocyanosis)
tolboothna booth at a tollgate where the toll collector collects tolls
tolbukhinna city in northeastern Bulgaria (north of Varna) that is the commercial center of an agricultural region
tolbutamidensulfonylurea; an oral antidiabetic drug (trade name Orinase) used in the treatment of adult-onset diabetes mellitus
tolenenameled or lacquered metalware (usually gilded and elaborately painted); popular in the 18th century
tolectinna nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Tolectin)
toledona city in central Spain on the Tagus river; famous for steel and swords since the first century
toledonan industrial city in northwestern Ohio on Lake Erie
tolerableacapable of being borne or endured
tolerablesabout average; acceptable
tolerablyrin an acceptable (but not outstanding) manner
tolerancenthe act of tolerating something
tolerancena disposition to allow freedom of choice and behavior
tolerancena permissible difference; allowing some freedom to move within limits
tolerancenthe power or capacity of an organism to tolerate unfavorable environmental conditions
tolerancenwillingness to recognize and respect the beliefs or practices of others
tolerantashowing respect for the rights or opinions or practices of others
tolerantsshowing or characterized by broad-mindedness
tolerantstolerant and forgiving under provocation
tolerantsshowing the capacity for endurance
tolerantsable to tolerate environmental conditions or physiological stress
tolerantlyrin a tolerant manner
toleratevput up with something or somebody unpleasant
toleratevallow the presence of or allow (an activity) without opposing or prohibiting
toleratevhave a tolerance for a poison or strong drug or pathogen
toleratevrecognize and respect (rights and beliefs of others)
tolerationnofficial recognition of the right of individuals to hold dissenting opinions (especially in religion)
tolerationna disposition to tolerate or accept people or situations
tolinasena drug (trade name Tolinase) used in treating stable adult-onset diabetes mellitus
tolkiennBritish philologist and writer of fantasies (born in South Africa) (1892-1973)
tollnvalue measured by what must be given or done or undergone to obtain something
tollnthe sound of a bell being struck
tollna fee levied for the use of roads or bridges (used for maintenance)
tollvring slowly
tollvcharge a fee for using
toll agentnsomeone employed to collect tolls
toll callna long-distance telephone call at charges above a local rate
toll collectornsomeone employed to collect tolls
toll house cookiencookies containing chocolate chips
toll linena telephone line for long-distance calls
toll plazanan area where tollbooths are located
toll takernsomeone employed to collect tolls
tollbarna gate or bar across a toll bridge or toll road which is lifted when the toll is paid
tollboothna booth at a tollgate where the toll collector collects tolls
tollernsomeone employed to collect tolls
tollerna person who rings church bells (as for summoning the congregation)
toll-freeahaving no toll levied for its use
tollgatena gate or bar across a toll bridge or toll road which is lifted when the toll is paid
tollgatherernsomeone employed to collect tolls
tollhousena booth at a tollgate where the toll collector collects tolls
tollkeepernsomeone employed to collect tolls
tollmannsomeone employed to collect tolls
tollonnornamental evergreen treelike shrub of the Pacific coast of the United States having large white flowers and red berrylike fruits; often placed in genus Photinia
tolmetin sodiumna nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Tolectin)
tolmieanone species: pickaback plant
tolmiea menziesiinvigorous perennial herb with flowers in erect racemes and having young plants develop at the junction of a leaf blade and the leafstalk
tolstoynRussian author remembered for two great novels (1828-1910)
toltecna member of the Nahuatl speaking people of central and southern Mexico
tolunaromatic yellowish brown balsam from the tolu balsam tree used especially in cough syrups
tolu balsamnaromatic yellowish brown balsam from the tolu balsam tree used especially in cough syrups
tolu balsam treenmedium-sized tropical American tree yielding tolu balsam and a fragrant hard wood used for high-grade furniture and cabinetwork
tolu treenmedium-sized tropical American tree yielding tolu balsam and a fragrant hard wood used for high-grade furniture and cabinetwork
toluenena colorless flammable liquid obtained from petroleum or coal tar; used as a solvent for gums and lacquers and in high-octane fuels
toluic acidnan isomeric acid derived from toluene
tolypeutesna genus of Dasypodidae
tolypeutes tricinctusnSouth American armadillo with three bands of bony plates
tomnmale turkey
tomnmale cat
tomncontemptuous name for a Black man who is abjectly servile and deferential to Whites
tom and jerrynhot rum toddy with a beaten egg
tom bradleynUnited States politician who was elected the first Black may of Los Angeles (1917-1998)
tom collinsntall iced drink of liquor (usually gin) with fruit juice
tom hanksnUnited States film actor (born in 1956)
tom painenAmerican Revolutionary leader and pamphleteer (born in England) who supported the American colonist's fight for independence and supported the French Revolution (1737-1809)
tom sawyernthe boy hero of a novel by Mark Twain
tom stoppardnBritish dramatist (born in Czechoslovakia in 1937)
tom thumbna very small person
tom thumbnan imaginary hero of English folklore who was no taller than his father's thumb
tom turkeynmale turkey
tom wolfenUnited States writer who has written extensively on American culture (born in 1931)
tomahawknweapon consisting of a fighting ax; used by North American Indians
tomahawkvkill with a tomahawk
tomahawkvcut with a tomahawk
tomalleynedible greenish substance in boiled lobster
tomas de torquemadanthe Spaniard who as Grand Inquisitor was responsible for the death of thousands of Jews and suspected witches during the Spanish Inquisition (1420-1498)
tomasso parentucellinItalian pope from 1447 to 1455 who founded the Vatican library (1397-1455)
tomatillonsmall edible yellow to purple tomato-like fruit enclosed in a bladderlike husk
tomatillonannual of Mexico and southern United States having edible purplish viscid fruit resembling small tomatoes
tomatillonMexican annual naturalized in eastern North America having yellow to purple edible fruit resembling small tomatoes
tomatonmildly acid red or yellow pulpy fruit eaten as a vegetable
tomatonnative to South America; widely cultivated in many varieties
tomato blightna disease of tomato plants
tomato concentratena concentrated form of tomatoes
tomato fruitwormnlarva of a noctuid moth; highly destructive to especially corn and cotton and tomato crops
tomato hornwormnlarge green white-striped hawkmoth larva that feeds on tomato and potato plants; similar to tobacco hornworm
tomato juicenthe juice of tomatoes (usually bottled or canned)
tomato ketchupnthick spicy sauce made from tomatoes
tomato pastenthick concentrated tomato puree
tomato plantnnative to South America; widely cultivated in many varieties
tomato saucensauce made with a puree of tomatoes (or strained tomatoes) with savory vegetables and other seasonings; can be used on pasta
tomato streakndisease of a wide range of plants (tomatoes, potatoes, peas) resulting from a mixed infection of potato and tomato mosaic
tomato wormnlarge green white-striped hawkmoth larva that feeds on tobacco and related plants; similar to tomato hornworm
tomato yellowsna disease of tomato plants
tomato-likesresembling a tomato
tombna place for the burial of a corpse (especially beneath the ground and marked by a tombstone)
tombacnan alloy of copper and zinc (and sometimes arsenic) used to imitate gold in cheap jewelry and for gilding
tombaknan alloy of copper and zinc (and sometimes arsenic) used to imitate gold in cheap jewelry and for gilding
tombaughnUnited States astronomer who discovered the planet Pluto (1906-1997)
tombigbeena river that rises in northeastern Mississippi and flows southward through western Alabama to join the Alabama River and form the Mobile River
tombigbee riverna river that rises in northeastern Mississippi and flows southward through western Alabama to join the Alabama River and form the Mobile River
tombolana lottery in which tickets are drawn from a revolving drum
tomboyna girl who behaves in a boyish manner
tomboyishsused of girls; wild and boisterous
tomboyishnessnmasculinity in women (especially in girls and young women)
tombstonena stone that is used to mark a grave
tomcatnmale cat
tomena (usually) large and scholarly book
tomentoseacovered with densely matted filaments
tomentosesdensely covered with short matted woolly hairs
tomentoussdensely covered with short matted woolly hairs
tomentumna network of tiny blood vessels between the cerebral surface of the pia mater and the cerebral cortex
tomentumnfilamentous hairlike growth on a plant
tomentum cerebrina network of tiny blood vessels between the cerebral surface of the pia mater and the cerebral cortex
tomfoolna person who lacks good judgment
tomfoolerynfoolish or senseless behavior
tomistomana genus of Malayan crocodiles
tomistoma schlegelincrocodile of southeast Asia similar to but smaller than the gavial
tommy gunna .45-caliber submachine gun
tommyrotnpretentious or silly talk or writing
tomographnX-ray machine in which a computer builds a detailed image of a particular plane through an object from multiple X-ray measurements
tomographyn(medicine) obtaining pictures of the interior of the body
tomorrownthe day after today
tomorrownthe near future
tomorrowrthe next day, the day after, following the present day
tompionnplug for the muzzle of a gun to keep out dust and moisture
tomtatenfound off the West Indies and Florida
tomtitnwidely distributed European titmouse with bright cobalt blue wings and tail and crown of the head
tom-tomnany of various drums with small heads
tonna British unit of weight equivalent to 2240 pounds
tonna United States unit of weight equivalent to 2000 pounds
tonalahaving tonality; i.e. tones and chords organized in relation to one tone such as a keynote or tonic
tonalaemploying variations in pitch to distinguish meanings of otherwise similar words
tonal languagena language in which different tones distinguish different meanings
tonal patternnthe perception of pleasant arrangements of musical notes
tonal systemnthe system of tones used in a particular language or dialect of a tone language
tonalitynany of 24 major or minor diatonic scales that provide the tonal framework for a piece of music
tonena quality of a given color that differs slightly from a primary color
tonen(linguistics) a pitch or change in pitch of the voice that serves to distinguish words in tonal languages
tonen(music) the distinctive property of a complex sound (a voice or noise or musical sound)
tonenthe quality of something (an act or a piece of writing) that reveals the attitudes and presuppositions of the author
tonena steady sound without overtones
tonena musical interval of two semitones
tonena notation representing the pitch and duration of a musical sound
tonenthe quality of a person's voice
tonenthe general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people
tonenthe elastic tension of living muscles, arteries, etc. that facilitate response to stimuli
tonevgive a healthy elasticity to
tonevchange to a color image
tonevchange the color or tone of
tonevvary the pitch of one's speech
tonevutter monotonously and repetitively and rhythmically
tone armnmechanical device consisting of a light balanced arm that carries the cartridge
tone deafnessnan inability to distinguish differences in pitch
tone downvmake less strong or intense; soften
tone downvdeaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping
tone endingn(music) the act or manner of terminating a musical phrase or tone
tone languagena language in which different tones distinguish different meanings
tone of voicenthe quality of a person's voice
tone poemnan orchestral composition based on literature or folk tales
tone systemnthe system of tones used in a particular language or dialect of a tone language
tone upvgive a healthy elasticity to
tone-beginningna decisive manner of beginning a musical tone or phrase
tonedahaving or distinguished by a tone; often used in combination
tonedshaving or characterized or distinguished by tone or a specific tone; often used in combination
toned downsmade less strong or severe
tone-deafsunable to appreciate music
tonegawa susumunJapanese molecular biologist noted for his studies of how the immune system produces antibodies (born in 1939)
tonelessalacking in tone or expression
tonelesslyrin a monotone
tonerna lotion for cleansing the skin and contracting the pores
tonerna substance used in a printer to develop a xerographic image
tonerna solution containing chemicals that can change the color of a photographic print
tong hongrown for its succulent edible leaves used in Oriental cooking
tonganthe language of the Tongan people of south central Africa (Zambia and Rhodesia)
tongana monarchy on a Polynesian archipelago in the South Pacific; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1970
tonganaof or relating to the island monarchy of Tonga or its people
tongannthe Polynesian language spoken by the Tongan people
tonganna Polynesian native or inhabitant of Tonga
tongan monetary unitnmonetary unit in Tonga
tongsnany of various devices for taking hold of objects; usually have two hinged legs with handles above and pointed hooks below
tonguenmetal striker that hangs inside a bell and makes a sound by hitting the side
tonguenthe flap of material under the laces of a shoe or boot
tonguena mobile mass of muscular tissue covered with mucous membrane and located in the oral cavity
tonguena human written or spoken language used by a community; opposed to e.g. a computer language
tonguena manner of speaking
tonguenthe tongue of certain animals used as meat
tonguena narrow strip of land that juts out into the sea
tonguenany long thin projection that is transient
tonguevlick or explore with the tongue
tonguevarticulate by tonguing, as when playing wind instruments
tongue and groove jointna mortise joint made by fitting a projection on the edge of one board into a matching groove on another board
tongue depressorna thin depressor used to press the tongue down during an examination of the mouth and throat
tongue fernneast Asian fern having fronds shaped like tongues; sometimes placed in genus Cyclophorus
tongue tiena congenital anomaly in which the mucous membrane under the tongue is too short limiting the mobility of the tongue
tongue twisternan expression that is difficult to articulate clearly
tongue wormnwormlike arthropod having two pairs of hooks at the sides of the mouth; parasitic in nasal sinuses of mammals
tonguedaprovided with or resembling a tongue; often used in combination
tonguedshaving a manner of speaking as specified; often used in combination
tonguefishnleft-eyed marine flatfish whose tail tapers to a point; of little commercial value
tongue-fishnleft-eyed marine flatfish whose tail tapers to a point; of little commercial value
tongueflowernorchid having blue to purple flowers with tongue-shaped or strap-shaped protuberances (calli) at the lip base
tongue-flowernorchid having blue to purple flowers with tongue-shaped or strap-shaped protuberances (calli) at the lip base
tongue-in-cheekrnot seriously
tongue-in-cheekrin a bantering fashion
tongue-in-cheekscleverly amusing in tone
tongue-lashingnrebuking a person harshly
tonguelessalacking a tongue
tonguelesssexpressed without speech; especially because words would be inappropriate or inadequate
tonguelessslacking power of speech
tongueless frognalmost completely aquatic frog native to Africa and Panama and northern South America
tonguelikesresembling a tongue in form or function
tongue-shapedsshaped like a tongue
tongue-tievdeprive of speech
tongue-tiedsunable to express yourself clearly or fluently
tonguing and grooving planena plane having cutters designed to make the tongues and grooves on the edges of matchboards
toni morrisonnUnited States writer whose novels describe the lives of African-Americans (born in 1931)
tonicaused of syllables
tonicaemploying variations in pitch to distinguish meanings of otherwise similar words
tonicaof or relating to or producing normal tone or tonus in muscles or tissue
tonicna medicine that strengthens and invigorates
tonicn(music) the first note of a diatonic scale
tonicna sweet drink containing carbonated water and flavoring
tonicnlime- or lemon-flavored carbonated water containing quinine
tonicsimparting vitality and energy
tonicsrelating to or being the keynote of a major or minor scale
tonic accentnemphasis that results from pitch rather than loudness
tonic epilepsynepilepsy in which the body is rigid during the seizure
tonic keynthe basic key in which a piece of music is written
tonic solfana system of solmization using the solfa syllables: do, re, mi, fa, sol, la, ti
tonic waternlime- or lemon-flavored carbonated water containing quinine
tonicitynthe elastic tension of living muscles, arteries, etc. that facilitate response to stimuli
tonightnthe present or immediately coming night
tonightrduring the night of the present day
tonka beanntall tropical South American tree having pulpy egg-shaped pods of fragrant black almond-shaped seeds used for flavoring
tonka beannfragrant black nutlike seeds of the tonka bean tree; used in perfumes and medicines and as a substitute for vanilla
tonka bean treentall tropical South American tree having pulpy egg-shaped pods of fragrant black almond-shaped seeds used for flavoring
tonnagena tax imposed on ships that enter the US; based on the tonnage of the ship
tonnage dutyna tax imposed on ships that enter the US; based on the tonnage of the ship
tonnena unit of weight equivalent to 1000 kilograms
tonocardnantiarrhythmic drug (trade name Tonocard) used to treat ventricular arrhythmias when less dangerous drugs have failed
tonometernmeasuring instrument for measuring tension or pressure (especially for measuring intraocular pressure in testing for glaucoma)
tonsna large number or amount
tonsilneither of two masses of lymphatic tissue one on each side of the oral pharynx
tonsillaneither of two masses of lymphatic tissue one on each side of the oral pharynx
tonsilla adenoideana collection of lymphatic tissue in the throat behind the uvula (on the posterior wall and roof of the nasopharynx)
tonsilla pharyngealisna collection of lymphatic tissue in the throat behind the uvula (on the posterior wall and roof of the nasopharynx)
tonsillectomynsurgical removal of the palatine tonsils; commonly performed along with adenoidectomy
tonsillitisninflammation of the tonsils (especially the palatine tonsils)
tonsorialaof or relating to barbers and barbering
tonsurenshaving the crown of the head by priests or members of a monastic order
tonsurenthe shaved crown of a monk's or priest's head
tonsurevshave the head of a newly inducted monk
tonsuredshaving a bald spot either shaved or natural
tontinenan annuity scheme wherein participants share certain benefits and on the death of any participant his benefits are redistributed among the remaining participants; can run for a fixed period of time or until the death of all but one participant
tontinena form of life insurance whereby on the death or default of a participant his share is distributed to the remaining members
tontine insurancena form of life insurance whereby on the death or default of a participant his share is distributed to the remaining members
tonusnthe elastic tension of living muscles, arteries, etc. that facilitate response to stimuli
tony blairnBritish statesman who became prime minister in 1997 (born in 1953)
toorto an excessive degree
toorin addition
too badsdeserving regret
too big for one's breechess(used colloquially) overly conceited or arrogant
too largesexcessively large
too littlesnot enough
too muchrmore than necessary
too soonrbefore the usual time or the time expected
too-carefulsexcessively or unduly careful
too-generoussvery generous
too-greedysexcessively gluttonous
toolnthe means whereby some act is accomplished
toolnan implement used in the practice of a vocation
toolnobscene terms for penis
toolna person who is controlled by others and is used to perform unpleasant or dishonest tasks for someone else
toolvwork with a tool
toolvride in a car with no particular goal and just for the pleasure of it
toolvdrive
toolvfurnish with tools
tool aroundvride in a car with no particular goal and just for the pleasure of it
tool bagna bag in which tools are carried
tool cabinetna box or chest or cabinet for holding hand tools
tool casena box or chest or cabinet for holding hand tools
tool chestna box or chest or cabinet for holding hand tools
tool kitna set of carpenter's tools
tool steelnalloy steel that is suitable for making tools; is hard a tough and can retain a cutting edge
tool-and-die worknthe craft of making special tools and dies
toolboxna box or chest or cabinet for holding hand tools
toolhousena shed for storing tools
toolmakernsomeone skilled in making or repairing tools
toolshedna shed for storing tools
toonna film made by photographing a series of cartoon drawings to give the illusion of movement when projected in rapid sequence
toonanformerly included in genus Cedrela
toona calantasnPhilippine timber tree having hard red fragrant wood
tooshienthe fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
tootnrevelry in drinking; a merry drinking party
tootna blast of a horn
tootvmake a loud noise
toothna means of enforcement
toothntoothlike structure in invertebrates found in the mouth or alimentary canal or on a shell
toothnsomething resembling the tooth of an animal
toothnone of a number of uniform projections on a gear
toothnhard bonelike structures in the jaws of vertebrates; used for biting and chewing or for attack and defense
tooth and nailrwith force and ferocity
tooth decaynsoft decayed area in a tooth; progressive decay can lead to the death of a tooth
tooth doctorna person qualified to practice dentistry
tooth enamelnhard white substance covering the crown of a tooth
tooth fairyna fairy that is said to leave money at night under a child's pillow to compensate for a baby tooth falling out
tooth fungusna fungus of the family Hydnaceae
tooth powderna dentifrice in the form of a powder
tooth rootnthe part of a tooth that is embedded in the jaw and serves as support
tooth shellnany of various seashore mollusks having a tapering tubular shell open at each end and a foot pointed like a spade for burrowing
tooth socketna bony socket in the alveolar ridge that holds a tooth
toothachenan ache localized in or around a tooth
toothache treensmall deciduous aromatic shrub (or tree) having spiny branches and yellowish flowers; eastern North America
toothbrushnsmall brush; has long handle; used to clean teeth
toothbrushnslang for a mustache
toothbrush treenglabrous or pubescent evergreen shrub or tree of the genus Salvadora; twigs are fibrous and in some parts of the world are bound together in clusters and used as a toothbrush; shoots are used as camel fodder; plant ash provides salt
toothedahaving teeth especially of a certain number or type; often used in combination
toothedshaving an irregularly notched or toothed margin as though gnawed
toothedsnotched like a saw with teeth pointing toward the apex
toothed spurgenan annual weed of northeastern North America with dentate leaves
toothed sword fernntropical American fern cultivated for its finely divided greyish-green foliage; West Indies and southern Mexico to Peru and Brazil
toothed whalenany of several whales having simple conical teeth and feeding on fish etc.
toothed wheelna wheel with teeth for making a row of perforations
toothlessalacking teeth
toothlessslacking necessary force for effectiveness
toothlikesresembling a tooth
toothpastena dentifrice in the form of a paste
toothpicknpick consisting of a small strip of wood or plastic; used to pick food from between the teeth
toothpowderna dentifrice in the form of a powder
toothsomeaacceptable to the taste or mind
toothsomeshaving strong sexual appeal
toothsomesextremely pleasing to the sense of taste
toothsomenessnextreme appetizingness
toothwortnNorth American herb with pungent scaly or toothed roots
toothyshaving or showing prominent teeth
tootlenthe sound of casual playing on a musical instrument
tootlevplay (a musical instrument) casually
toowomba canary grassnperennial grass of Australia and South Africa; introduced in North America as forage grass
topasituated at the top or highest position
topna canvas tent to house the audience at a circus performance
topna garment (especially for women) that extends from the shoulders to the waist or hips
topncovering for a hole (especially a hole in the top of a container)
topna conical child's plaything tapering to a steel point on which it can be made to spin
topnplatform surrounding the head of a lower mast
topnthe greatest possible intensity
topnthe top point of a mountain or hill
topnthe highest or uppermost side of anything
topnthe upper part of anything
topnthe highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development
topnthe first half of an inning; while the visiting team is at bat
topvfinish up or conclude
topvbe the culminating event
topvcut the top off
topvstrike (the top part of a ball in golf, baseball, or pool) giving it a forward spin
topvreach or ascend the top of
topvpass by, over, or under without making contact
topvprovide with a top
topvgo beyond
topvbe ahead of others; be the first
topvbe at the top of or constitute the top or highest point
top banananthe most important person in a group or undertaking
top banananthe leading comedian in a burlesque show
top billingnthe advertisement of a star's name at the top of a theatrical poster
top bootna boot reaching halfway up to the knee
top brassnthe most important persons in a governing body
top dogna person who is in charge
top dressingna layer of fertilizer or manure not plowed in
top executivena very wealthy or powerful businessman
top fermentationna violent kind of alcoholic fermentation at a temperature high enough to carry the yeast cells to the top of the fermenting liquid; used in the production of ale
top fermenting yeastnbrewer's yeast used in top fermentation of ale
top hatna man's hat with a tall crown; usually covered with silk or with beaver fur
top liftnthe bottom layer of a heel
top of the inningnthe first half of an inning; while the visiting team is at bat
top of the linenthe best (most expensive) in a given line of merchandise
top offvfill to the point of almost overflowing
top offvfinish up or conclude
top onionntype of perennial onion grown chiefly as a curiosity or for early salad onions; having bulbils that replace the flowers
top outvreach the highest point
top outvgive up one's career just as one becomes very successful
top quarkna hypothetical quark with a charge of +2/3 and a mass more than 100,000 times that of an electron
top roundnroast cut from the round; usually suitable for roasting
top sidenthe highest or uppermost side of anything
topazna light brown the color of topaz
topazna mineral (fluosilicate of aluminum) that occurs in crystals of various colors and is used as a gemstone
topazna yellow quartz
topcoatna heavy coat worn over clothes in winter
top-downaof an approach to a problem that begins at the highest conceptual level and works down to the details
topdressvscatter manure or fertilizer over (land)
topena dome-shaped shrine erected by Buddhists
topevdrink excessive amounts of alcohol; be an alcoholic
topeena lightweight hat worn in tropical countries for protection from the sun
topekanthe capital of the state of Kansas; located in eastern Kansas on the Kansas river
toperna person who drinks alcoholic beverages (especially to excess)
toper's nosenenlargement of the nose with dilation of follicles and redness and prominent vascularity of the skin; often associated with excessive consumption of alcohol
top-flightsexcellent; best possible
topgallantna mast fixed to the head of a topmast on a square-rigged vessel
topgallantna sail set on a yard of a topgallant mast
topgallant mastna mast fixed to the head of a topmast on a square-rigged vessel
topgallant sailna sail set on a yard of a topgallant mast
top-gradessurpassing in quality
top-heavysunstable by being overloaded at the top
top-holesexcellent; best possible
tophusnan incrustation that forms on the teeth and gums
tophusna deposit of urates around a joint or in the external ear; diagnostic of advanced or chronic gout
topina large South African antelope; considered the swiftest hoofed mammal
topina lightweight hat worn in tropical countries for protection from the sun
topiarynmaking decorative shapes by trimming shrubs or trees
topiaryna garden having shrubs clipped or trimmed into decorative shapes especially of animals
topicnsome situation or event that is thought about
topicnthe subject matter of a conversation or discussion
topic sentencena sentence that states the topic of its paragraph
topicalaof or relating to or arranged by topics
topicalsof interest at the present time
topicalspertaining to the surface of a body part
topical anaesthesianloss of sensation confined to the skin or mucous surfaces (as when benzocaine or Lidocaine is applied to the surface)
topical anaestheticnanesthetic that numbs a particular area of the body
topical anesthesianloss of sensation confined to the skin or mucous surfaces (as when benzocaine or Lidocaine is applied to the surface)
topical anestheticnanesthetic that numbs a particular area of the body
topicalitynthe attribute of being of interest at the present time
topicalizationn(linguistics) emphasis placed on the topic or focus of a sentence by preposing it to the beginning of the sentence; placing the topic at the beginning of the sentence is typical for English
topicalizevemphasize by putting have stress on or by moving to the front of the sentence
topicallyrto a restricted area of the body
topknotnshowy crest or knot of hair or feathers
topknotnheaddress consisting of a decorative ribbon or bow worn in the hair
topknotteds(of a bird or animal) having a usually ornamental tuft or process on the head; often used in combination
toplessahaving no top
toplessshaving the breasts uncovered or featuring such nudity
topmastnthe mast next above a lower mast and topmost in a fore-and-aft rig
topminnownfreshwater fish of Central America having a long swordlike tail; popular aquarium fish
topminnownsmall usually brightly-colored viviparous surface-feeding fishes of fresh or brackish warm waters; often used in mosquito control
topmostsat or nearest to the top
topnotchsof the highest quality
topognosianrecognition of the location of a stimulus on the skin
topognosisnrecognition of the location of a stimulus on the skin
topographicaconcerned with topography
topographic anatomynthe study of anatomy based on regions or divisions of the body and emphasizing the relations between various structures (muscles and nerves and arteries etc.) in that region
topographic pointna point located with respect to surface features of some region
topographicalaconcerned with topography
topographicallyrwith regard to topography
topographynthe configuration of a surface and the relations among its man-made and natural features
topographynprecise detailed study of the surface features of a region
topolatrynthe worship of places
topologicaof or relating to topology
topologicalaof or relating to topology
topological spacen(mathematics) any set of points that satisfy a set of postulates of some kind
topologicallyrfrom the point of view of topology
topologynthe configuration of a communication network
topologynthe branch of pure mathematics that deals only with the properties of a figure X that hold for every figure into which X can be transformed with a one-to-one correspondence that is continuous in both directions
topologynthe study of anatomy based on regions or divisions of the body and emphasizing the relations between various structures (muscles and nerves and arteries etc.) in that region
topologyntopographic study of a given place (especially the history of place as indicated by its topography)
toponomynthe branch of lexicology that studies the place names of a region or a language
toponomynthe nomenclature of regional anatomy
toponymnthe name by which a geographical place is known
toponymynthe branch of lexicology that studies the place names of a region or a language
toponymynthe nomenclature of regional anatomy
toposna traditional theme or motif or literary convention
toppedahaving a top of a specified character
topperna man's hat with a tall crown; usually covered with silk or with beaver fur
topperna woman's short coat
toppernan exceedingly good witticism that surpasses all that have gone before
toppernthe person who is most outstanding or excellent; someone who tops all others
topperna worker who cuts tops off (of trees or vegetables etc.)
topperna worker who makes or adds the top to something
toppingna flavorful addition on top of a dish
toppingsexcellent; best possible
toppinglyr(used as an intensifier) extremely well
topplevfall down, as if collapsing
topplevcause to topple or tumble by pushing
top-qualityssurpassing in quality
topssof the highest quality
topsailna sail (or either of a pair of sails) immediately above the lowermost sail of a mast and supported by a topmast
top-secretsthe highest official level of classification of documents
topsiden(usually plural) weather deck; the part of a ship's hull that is above the waterline
topsoilnthe layer of soil on the surface
topspinnforward spin (usually of a moving ball) that is imparted by an upward stroke
topsy-turvilyrin disorderly haste
topsy-turvyrin disorderly haste
topsy-turvyrin a disordered manner
topsy-turvysin utter disorder
topsy-turvydomna state of extreme confusion and disorder
topsy-turvynessna state of extreme confusion and disorder
top-upnan amount needed to restore something to its former level
topvnan oral vaccine (containing live but weakened poliovirus) that is given to provide immunity to poliomyelitis
toquena small round woman's hat
toquena tall white hat with a pouched crown; worn by chefs
torna high rocky hill
torna prominent rock or pile of rocks on a hill
toradolnnonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade names Acular and Toradol) that is administered only intramuscularly
torahn(Judaism) the scroll of parchment on which the first five books of the Hebrew Scripture is written; is used in a synagogue during services
torahnthe first of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures comprising the first five books of the Hebrew Bible considered as a unit
torahnthe whole body of the Jewish sacred writings and tradition including the oral tradition
torchna burner that mixes air and gas to produce a very hot flame
torchna small portable battery-powered electric lamp
torchna light carried in the hand; consists of some flammable substance
torchntall-stalked very woolly mullein with densely packed yellow flowers; ancient Greeks and Romans dipped the stalks in tallow for funeral torches
torchvburn maliciously, as by arson
torch racen(ancient Greece) in which a torch is passed from one runner to the next
torch singerna singer (usually a woman) who specializes in singing torch songs
torch songna popular song concerned with disappointment in love
torchbearerna leader in a campaign or movement
torchlightnlight from a torch or torches
torchwood familynresinous or aromatic chiefly tropical shrubs or trees
torencommonly the lowest molding at the base of a column
toreadornsomeone who fights bulls
toreador pantsnsnug trousers ending at the calves; worn by women and girls
torerona matador or one of the supporting team during a bull fight
torinoncapital city of the Piemonte region of northwestern Italy
tormentnthe act of harassing someone
tormentna severe affliction
tormentnintense feelings of suffering; acute mental or physical pain
tormentnextreme mental distress
tormentna feeling of intense annoyance caused by being tormented
tormentnunbearable physical pain
tormentvsubject to torture
tormentvtorment emotionally or mentally
tormentvtreat cruelly
tormentedsexperiencing intense pain especially mental pain
tormentedstormented or harassed by nightmares or unreasonable fears
tormenterna flat at each side of the stage to prevent the audience from seeing into the wings
tormenternsomeone who torments
tormentorna flat at each side of the stage to prevent the audience from seeing into the wings
tormentornsomeone who torments
tornshaving edges that are jagged from injury
tornsdisrupted by the pull of contrary forces
tornadona purified and potent form of cocaine that is smoked rather than snorted
tornadona localized and violently destructive windstorm occurring over land characterized by a funnel-shaped cloud extending toward the ground
tornado cellarnan underground shelter where you can go until a storm passes
tornado lanternnan oil lamp with a glass chimney and perforated metal lid to protect the flame from high winds; candlestick with a glass chimney
tornillonshrub or small tree of southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico having spirally twisted pods
torodalnnonsteroidal anti-inflammatory (trade name Torodal) that is given only orally
toroidna ring-shaped surface generated by rotating a circle around an axis that does not intersect the circle
toroidnthe doughnut-shaped object enclosed by a torus
toroidalaof or relating to or shaped like a toroid; doughnut shaped
torontonthe provincial capital and largest city in Ontario (and the largest city in Canada)
torpedinidaenelectric rays
torpediniformesnrays with bodies shaped like torpedoes
torpedonany sluggish bottom-dwelling ray of the order Torpediniformes having a rounded body and electric organs on each side of the head capable of emitting strong electric discharges
torpedonarmament consisting of a long cylindrical self-propelled underwater projectile that detonates on contact with a target
torpedona small explosive device that is placed on a railroad track and fires when a train runs over it; the sound of the explosion warns the engineer of danger ahead
torpedona small firework that consists of a percussion cap and some gravel wrapped in paper; explodes when thrown forcefully against a hard surface
torpedonan explosive device that is set off in an oil well (or a gas well) to start or to increase the flow of oil (or gas)
torpedona large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments); different names are used in different sections of the United States
torpedona professional killer who uses a gun
torpedovattack or hit with torpedoes
torpedo boatnsmall high-speed warship designed for torpedo attacks in coastal waters
torpedo tubena tube near the waterline of a vessel through which a torpedo is fired
torpedo-boat destroyernsmall destroyer that was the forerunner of modern destroyers; designed to destroy torpedo boats
torpidsslow and apathetic
torpidsin a condition of biological rest or suspended animation
torpidityninactivity resulting from lethargy and lack of vigor or energy
torpidityna state of motor and mental inactivity with a partial suspension of sensibility
torpidlyrin a daze; in a dazed manner
torpidnessninactivity resulting from lethargy and lack of vigor or energy
torporninactivity resulting from lethargy and lack of vigor or energy
torporna state of motor and mental inactivity with a partial suspension of sensibility
torquato tassonItalian poet who wrote an epic poem about the capture of Jerusalem during the First Crusade (1544-1595)
torquena twisting force
torque converternconverter for transmitting and amplifying torque (especially by hydraulic means)
torque wrenchna wrench that has a gauge that indicates the amount of torque being applied
torquemadanthe Spaniard who as Grand Inquisitor was responsible for the death of thousands of Jews and suspected witches during the Spanish Inquisition (1420-1498)
torrna unit of pressure equal to 0.001316 atmosphere; named after Torricelli
torrentna violently fast stream of water (or other liquid)
torrentna heavy rain
torrentnan overwhelming number or amount
torrentialarelating to or resulting from the action of a torrent
torrentialspouring in abundance
torrentialsresembling a torrent in force and abundance
torreonna city in northern Mexico west of Monterrey
torres straitna strait between northeastern Australia and southern New Guinea that connects the Coral Sea with the Arafura Sea
torrey pinenmedium-sized five-needled pine of southwestern California having long cylindrical cones
torrey treenrare small evergreen of northern Florida; its glossy green leaves have an unpleasant fetid smell when crushed
torreyannutmeg-yews
torreya californicanCalifornia evergreen having a fruit resembling a nutmeg but with a strong turpentine flavor
torreya taxifolianrare small evergreen of northern Florida; its glossy green leaves have an unpleasant fetid smell when crushed
torrey's pinenmedium-sized five-needled pine of southwestern California having long cylindrical cones
torricellinItalian physicist who invented the mercury barometer (1608-1647)
torridsburning hot; extremely and unpleasantly hot
torridsemotionally charged and vigorously energetic
torridscharacterized by intense emotion
torrid zonenthe part of the Earth's surface between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn; characterized by a hot climate
torriditynextreme heat
torsionna twisting force
torsionna tortuous and twisted shape or position
torsion balancenmeasuring instrument designed to measure small forces by the torsion they exert on a thin wire
torsknlarge edible marine fish of northern coastal waters; related to cod
torsonthe body excluding the head and neck and limbs
tortn(law) any wrongdoing for which an action for damages may be brought
tortenrich cake usually covered with cream and fruit or nuts; originated in Austria
tortellininsmall ring-shaped stuffed pasta
tortfeasorna party who has committed a tort
tort-feasorna party who has committed a tort
torticollisnan unnatural condition in which the head leans to one side because the neck muscles on that side are contracted
tortillanthin unleavened pancake made from cornmeal or wheat flour
tortilla chipna small piece of tortilla
tortiousaof or pertaining to the nature of a tort
tortoisenusually herbivorous land turtles having clawed elephant-like limbs; worldwide in arid area except Australia and Antarctica
tortoise plantnSouth African vine having a massive rootstock covered with deeply fissured bark
tortoiseshellna cat having black and cream and yellowish markings
tortoiseshellnbrilliantly colored; larvae feed on nettles
tortoiseshellnthe mottled horny substance of the shell of some turtles
tortoiseshell butterflynbrilliantly colored; larvae feed on nettles
tortoiseshell turtlenpugnacious tropical sea turtle with a hawk-like beak; source of food and the best tortoiseshell
tortoiseshell-catna cat having black and cream and yellowish markings
tortricidnany of numerous small moths having lightly fringed wings; larvae are leaf rollers or live in fruits and galls
tortricid mothnany of numerous small moths having lightly fringed wings; larvae are leaf rollers or live in fruits and galls
tortricidaenleaf rollers and codling moths
tortrixnsmall Indian moth infesting e.g. tea and coffee plants
tortrixnCalifornia moth whose larvae live in especially oranges
tortuosityna tortuous and twisted shape or position
tortuoussnot straightforward
tortuousshighly complex or intricate
tortuoussmarked by repeated turns and bends
tortuouslyrin a tortuous manner
tortuousnessnpuzzling complexity
tortuousnessna tortuous and twisted shape or position
torturenthe deliberate, systematic, or wanton infliction of physical or mental suffering by one or more persons in an attempt to force another person to yield information or to make a confession or for any other reason
torturenthe act of distorting something so it seems to mean something it was not intended to mean
torturenintense feelings of suffering; acute mental or physical pain
torturenextreme mental distress
torturenunbearable physical pain
torturevsubject to torture
torturevtorment emotionally or mentally
torture chamberna room in which torture is inflicted
torturedsexperiencing intense pain especially mental pain
torturedssubjected to intense pain
torturernsomeone who inflicts severe physical pain (usually for punishment or coercion)
torturesomesextremely painful
torturingnthe deliberate, systematic, or wanton infliction of physical or mental suffering by one or more persons in an attempt to force another person to yield information or to make a confession or for any other reason
torturingsextremely painful
torturoussextremely painful
torturouslyrin a very painful manner
torulosesof a cylindrical or ellipsoid body; swollen and constricted at intervals
torusncommonly the lowest molding at the base of a column
torusna ring-shaped surface generated by rotating a circle around an axis that does not intersect the circle
torynan American who favored the British side during the American Revolution
toryna supporter of traditional political and social institutions against the forces of reform; a political conservative
toryna member of political party in Great Britain that has been known as the Conservative Party since 1832; was the opposition party to the Whigs
toscanana region in central Italy
toscanininItalian conductor of many orchestras worldwide (1867-1957)
toshnpretentious or silly talk or writing
tosknthe dialect of Albanian spoken in southern Albania and in areas of Greece and Italy
tosk dialectnthe dialect of Albanian spoken in southern Albania and in areas of Greece and Italy
tossn(sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of your team
tossnan abrupt movement
tossnthe act of flipping a coin
tossvagitate
tossvthrow or toss with a light motion
tossvthrow carelessly
tossvmove or stir about violently
tossvlightly throw to see which side comes up
tossvthrow or cast away
toss awayvthrow or cast away
toss backvthrow back with a quick, light motion
toss bombingna bombing run in which the bomber approaches the target at a low altitude and pulls up just before releasing the bomb
toss invadd casually to a conversation
toss offvdrink down entirely
toss offvwrite quickly
toss outvthrow or cast away
tossed saladnsalad tossed with a dressing
tossernsomeone who throws lightly (as with the palm upward)
tossernterms of abuse for a masturbator
tossingsthrown from side to side
tossupnan unpredictable phenomenon
toss-upnan unpredictable phenomenon
tostadana crisp flat tortilla
tostadana flat tortilla with various fillings piled on it
totna young child
totna small amount (especially of a drink)
totvdetermine the sum of
tot upvdetermine the sum of
totalnthe whole amount
totalna quantity obtained by the addition of a group of numbers
totalsconstituting the full quantity or extent; complete
totalscomplete in extent or degree and in every particular
totalswithout conditions or limitations
totalsincluding everything
totalvdamage beyond the point of repair
totalvdetermine the sum of
totalvadd up in number or quantity
total aphasianloss of all ability to communicate
total darknessntotal absence of light
total depravitynthe Calvinist doctrine that everyone is born in a state of corruption as a result of original sin
total eclipsenan eclipse as seen from a place where the eclipsed body is completely obscured
total heatn(thermodynamics) a thermodynamic quantity equal to the internal energy of a system plus the product of its volume and pressure
total hysterectomynsurgical removal of the uterus and cervix
total parenteral nutritionnadministration of a nutritionally adequate solution through a catheter into the vena cava; used in cases of long-term coma or severe burns or severe gastrointestinal syndromes
totaledsused of automobiles; completely demolished
totalisatorncomputer that registers bets and divides the total amount bet among those who won
totalisevmake into a total
totaliserna calculator that performs simple arithmetic functions
totaliserncomputer that registers bets and divides the total amount bet among those who won
totalismnthe principle of complete and unrestricted power in government
totalisticaof or relating to the principles of totalitarianism according to which the state regulates every realm of life
totalitarianaof or relating to the principles of totalitarianism according to which the state regulates every realm of life
totalitariannan adherent of totalitarian principles or totalitarian government
totalitarianscharacterized by a government in which the political authority exercises absolute and centralized control
totalitarianismnthe principle of complete and unrestricted power in government
totalitarianismna form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.)
totalitynthe whole amount
totalitynthe quality of being complete and indiscriminate
totalitynthe state of being total and complete
totalizatorncomputer that registers bets and divides the total amount bet among those who won
totalizevmake into a total
totalizerna calculator that performs simple arithmetic functions
totalizerncomputer that registers bets and divides the total amount bet among those who won
totallyrto a complete degree or to the full or entire extent (whole' is often used informally for wholly')
totaranvaluable timber tree of New Zealand yielding hard reddish wood used for furniture and bridges and wharves
totena capacious bag or basket
totevcarry with difficulty
tote bagna capacious bag or basket
tote upvdetermine the sum of
totemnemblem consisting of an object such as an animal or plant; serves as the symbol of a family or clan (especially among American Indians)
totemna clan or tribe identified by their kinship to a common totemic object
totem polena tribal emblem consisting of a pillar carved and painted with totemic figures; erected by Indian tribes of the northwest Pacific coast
totemicarelating to totemism
totemismnbelief in the kinship of a group of people with a common totem
totemistna person who belongs to a clan or tribe having a totem
toternsomeone whose employment involves carrying something
totipotencenthe ability of a cell to give rise to unlike cells and so to develop a new organism or part
totipotencynthe ability of a cell to give rise to unlike cells and so to develop a new organism or part
totipotentahaving the ability to give rise to unlike cells
totten trustna savings account deposited by someone who makes themselves the trustee for a beneficiary and who controls it during their lifetime; afterward the balance is payable to the previously named beneficiary
tottervmove unsteadily, with a rocking motion
tottervwalk unsteadily
tottervmove without being stable, as if threatening to fall
totterernsomeone who walks unsteadily as if about to fall
totterings(of structures or institutions) having lost stability; failing or on the point of collapse
totteringsunsteady in gait as from infirmity or old age
totterysunsteady in gait as from infirmity or old age
toucannbrilliantly colored arboreal fruit-eating bird of tropical America having a very large thin-walled beak
toucanetnsmall toucan
touchnthe act of putting two things together with no space between them
touchna distinguishing style
touchnthe feel of mechanical action
touchndeftness in handling matters
touchnthe faculty by which external objects or forces are perceived through contact with the body (especially the hands)
touchnthe sensation produced by pressure receptors in the skin
touchna suggestion of some quality
touchnthe act of soliciting money (as a gift or loan)
touchna communicative interaction
touchnthe event of something coming in contact with the body
touchna slight but appreciable addition
touchna slight attack of illness
touchvhave an effect upon
touchvcolor lightly
touchvcomprehend
touchvmake a more or less disguised reference to
touchvconsume
touchvbe in direct physical contact with; make contact
touchvmake physical contact with, come in contact with
touchvcause to be in brief contact with
touchvtamper with
touchvaffect emotionally
touchvperceive via the tactile sense
touchvdeal with; usually used with a form of negation
touchvbe equal to in quality or ability
touchvhave to do with or be relevant to
touchvto extend as far as
touch a chordvevoke a reaction, response, or emotion
touch basevestablish communication with someone
touch downvcome or bring (a plane) to a landing
touch footballna version of American football in which the ball carrier is touched rather than tackled
touch modalitynthe faculty by which external objects or forces are perceived through contact with the body (especially the hands)
touch offvput in motion or move to act
touch onvhave an effect upon
touch onvrestore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken
touch onvrefer to or discuss briefly
touch onvhave to do with or be relevant to
touch perceptionnthe faculty of perceiving (via the skin) pressure or heat or pain
touch screenna computer display that enables the user to interact with the computer by touching areas on the screen
touch sensationnthe sensation produced by pressure receptors in the skin
touch systemntypewriting in which the fingers are trained to hit particular keys; typist can read and type at the same time
touch typingntypewriting in which the fingers are trained to hit particular keys; typist can read and type at the same time
touch upvalter so as to produce a more desirable appearance
touchableaperceptible by the senses especially the sense of touch
touch-and-gosfraught with danger
touchbackn(American football) a play in which the opposing team has kicked the football into your end zone
touchdownna score in American football; being in possession of the ball across the opponents' goal line
touchdownna landing (as the wheels touch the landing field); especially of airplanes
touchedabeing excited or provoked to the expression of an emotion
touchedahaving come into contact
touchedsslightly insane
toucherna person who causes or allows a part of the body to come in contact with someone or something
touchilyrin a touchy manner
touchinessnfeeling easily irritated
touchingnthe act of putting two things together with no space between them
touchingnthe event of something coming in contact with the body
touchingsarousing affect
touchinglyrin a poignant or touching manner
touchlineneither of the sidelines in soccer or rugby
touch-me-notnprostrate or semi-erect subshrub of tropical America, and Australia; heavily armed with recurved thorns and having sensitive soft grey-green leaflets that fold and droop at night or when touched or cooled
touch-me-notnMediterranean vine having oblong fruit that when ripe expels its seeds and juice violently when touched
touch-me-notnNorth American annual plant with usually yellow or orange flowers; grows chiefly on wet rather acid soil
touchscreenna computer display that enables the user to interact with the computer by touching areas on the screen
touchstonena basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated
touch-typevtype without looking at the keyboard
touch-typistna skilled typist who can type a document without looking at the keyboard
touchwoodnmaterial for starting a fire
touchysdifficult to handle; requiring great tact
touchysquick to take offense
touchy-feelys(often derogatory) openly expressing love and affection (especially through physical contact)
tougharesistant to cutting or chewing
toughaphysically toughened
toughanot given to gentleness or sentimentality
toughna cruel and brutal fellow
toughnan aggressive and violent young criminal
toughnsomeone who learned to fight in the streets rather than being formally trained in the sport of boxing
toughsfeeling physical discomfort or pain (tough' is occasionally used colloquially for bad')
toughssubstantially made or constructed
toughsmaking great mental demands; hard to comprehend or solve or believe
toughsvery difficult; severely testing stamina or resolution
toughsunfortunate or hard to bear
toughsviolent and lawless
tough guynsomeone who bullies weaker people
tough lucknan unfortunate state resulting from unfavorable outcomes
toughenvmake tough or tougher
toughenedamade hard or flexible or resilient especially by heat treatment
toughenedaphysically toughened
toughiena particularly difficult or baffling question or problem
toughienan aggressive and violent young criminal
toughlyrin a ruggedly tough manner
tough-mindedsfacing facts or difficulties realistically and with determination
toughnessnimpressive difficulty
toughnessnthe elasticity and hardness of a metal object; its ability to absorb considerable energy before cracking
toughnessnthe property of being big and strong
toughnessnenduring strength and energy
tough-skinnedsinsensitive to criticism
tough-skinnedshaving a relatively tough outer covering
toulonna port city and naval base in southeastern France on the Mediterranean coast
toulousena city on the Garonne River in southern France southeast of Bordeaux; a cultural center of medieval Europe
toulouse-lautrecnFrench painter who portrayed life in the cafes and music halls of Montmartre (1864-1901)
toupena small hairpiece to cover partial baldness
toupeena small hairpiece to cover partial baldness
toupeedswearing a small hairpiece to cover partial baldness
tourna journey or route all the way around a particular place or area
tourna time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else)
tourna period of time spent in military service
tourvmake a tour of a certain place
tour de forcena masterly or brilliant feat
tour de francena French bicycle race for professional cyclists that last three weeks and covers about 3,000 miles
tour guidena guide who leads others on a tour
tour of dutyna period of time spent in military service
touraconlarge brightly crested bird of Africa
tourernlarge open car seating four with folding top
tourernsomeone who travels for pleasure
tourettenFrench neurologist (1857-1904)
tourette's syndromenneurological disorder characterized by facial grimaces and tics and movements of the upper body and grunts and shouts and coprolalia
touringsworking for a short time in different places
touring carnlarge open car seating four with folding top
tourismnthe business of providing services to tourists
touristnsomeone who travels for pleasure
tourist classninexpensive accommodations on a ship or train
tourist courtna hotel for motorists; provides direct access from rooms to parking area
touristedsvisited by throngs of tourists
touristrynthe business of providing services to tourists
touristysvisited by throngs of tourists
tourmalinena mineral that is a complex borosilicate and hydroxide of aluminum containing iron and magnesium and calcium and lithium and sodium; it is usually black but occurs in transparent colored forms that are used as gemstones
tournamentna sporting competition in which contestants play a series of games to decide the winner
tournamentna series of jousts between knights contesting for a prize
tournedosnthick steak cut from the beef tenderloin
tourneyna sporting competition in which contestants play a series of games to decide the winner
tourneyvengage in a tourney
tourniquetnbandage that stops the flow of blood from an artery by applying pressure
toursnan industrial city in western France on the Loire River
touslevdisarrange or rumple; dishevel
tousledsin disarray; extremely disorderly
toutnone who sells advice about gambling or speculation (especially at the racetrack)
toutnsomeone who advertises for customers in an especially brazen way
toutnsomeone who buys tickets to an event in order to resell them at a profit
toutvshow off
toutvadvertize in strongly positive terms
tout ensemblena total impression or effect of something made up of individual parts
tout ensemblenan assemblage of parts or details (as in a work of art) considered as forming a whole
tout ensemblerwith everything considered (and neglecting details)
touternsomeone who advertises for customers in an especially brazen way
tovarichna comrade (especially in Russian communism)
tovarischna comrade (especially in Russian communism)
townthe act of hauling something (as a vehicle) by means of a hitch or rope
towvdrag behind
tow carna truck equipped to hoist and pull wrecked cars (or to remove cars from no-parking zones)
tow truckna truck equipped to hoist and pull wrecked cars (or to remove cars from no-parking zones)
towagenthe act of hauling something (as a vehicle) by means of a hitch or rope
toward landrtowards the shore from the water
toward the searin the direction of the sea
towboatna powerful small boat designed to pull or push larger ships
towelna rectangular piece of absorbent cloth (or paper) for drying or wiping
towelvwipe with a towel
towel barna horizontal bar a few inches from a wall for holding towels
towel horsena rack consisting of one or more bars on which towels can be hung
towel rackna rack consisting of one or more bars on which towels can be hung
towel railna horizontal bar a few inches from a wall for holding towels
towel ringna circular hoop for holding a towel
towelingnany of various fabrics (linen or cotton) used to make towels
towellingnany of various fabrics (linen or cotton) used to make towels
towerna structure taller than its diameter; can stand alone or be attached to a larger building
towerna powerful small boat designed to pull or push larger ships
towernanything tall and relatively thin that approximates the shape of a column or tower
towervappear very large or occupy a commanding position
tower blockntower consisting of a multistoried building of offices or apartments
tower cressnEuropean cress having stiff erect stems; sometimes placed in genus Turritis
tower cressnor genus Arabis: erect cress widely distributed throughout Europe
tower mustardnEuropean cress having stiff erect stems; sometimes placed in genus Turritis
tower mustardnor genus Arabis: erect cress widely distributed throughout Europe
tower of babeln(Genesis 11:1-11) a tower built by Noah's descendants (probably in Babylon) who intended it to reach up to heaven; God foiled them by confusing their language so they could no longer understand one another
tower of londonna fortress in London on the Thames; used as a palace and a state prison and now as a museum containing the crown jewels
tower of pharosna great lighthouse (500 feet high) built at Alexandria in 285 BC
tower of strengthna person who can be relied on to give a great deal of support and comfort
toweringsof imposing height; especially standing ou