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torpor: Throughout the winter, nothing aroused the bear from his torpor. her would not emerge from hibernation until spring. torpid, ADJ.
N. lethargy; sluggishness; dormancy.
tranquillity: After the commotion and excitement of the city, I appreciate the tranquillity of these fields and forests.
N. calmness; peace.
transient: Lexy's joy at finding the perfect Christmas gift for Phil was transient; she still had to find presents for the cousins and Uncle Bob. Located near the airport, this hotel caters to a largely transient trade. transience, N.
ADJ. momentary; temporary; staying for a short time.
trepidation: As she entered the office of the dean of admissions, Sharon felt some trepidation about how she would do in her interview.
N. fear; nervous apprehension.
trifling: The trite and predictable situations in many television programs turn off many viewers, who, in turn, turn, off their sets.
ADJ. hackneyed; commonplace.
truncate: The top of a cone that has been truncated in a plane parallel to its base is a circle.
V. cut the top off.
turbulence: Warned of approaching turbulence in the atmosphere, the pilot told the passengers to fasten their seat belts.
N. state of violent agitation.
turmoil: Lydia running off with a soldier! Mother fainting at the news! The Bennet household was in turmoil.
N. great commotion and confusion.
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