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tiled
  • v  cover with tiles
  • s  covered or furnished with tiles
    baths with tiled walls
    a tiled kitchen
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tilled
  • v  work land as by ploughing, harrowing, and manuring, in order to make it ready for cultivation
  • s  turned or stirred by plowing or harrowing or hoeing
    tilled land ready for seed
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tilted
  • v  to incline or bend from a vertical position
  • v  heel over
  • v  move sideways or in an unsteady way
  • v  charge with a tilt
  • s  departing or being caused to depart from the true vertical or horizontal
    the headstones were tilted
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timbered
  • a  furnished with or made of wood or timbers
    timbered walls
  • s  covered with growing timber
    thickly timbered ridges clothed with loblolly pine and holly
    hills timbered up to their summits
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time-honored
  • s  acceptable for a long time
    time-honored customs
  • s  honored because of age or long usage
    time-honored institutions
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time-honoured
  • s  acceptable for a long time
  • s  honored because of age or long usage
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time-release
  • a  of or relating to a preparation that gradually releases an active substance (especially a drug) over a period of time
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timed
  • v  measure the time or duration of an event or action or the person who performs an action in a certain period of time
  • v  assign a time for an activity or event
    The candidate carefully timed his appearance at the disaster scene
  • v  set the speed, duration, or execution of
  • v  regulate or set the time of
  • v  adjust so that a force is applied and an action occurs at the desired time
  • s  regularly spaced in time
    closely timed intervals
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timeless
  • s  unaffected by time
    Helen's timeless beauty
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timely
  • s  before a time limit expires
    the timely filing of his income tax return
  • s  done or happening at the appropriate or proper time
    a timely warning
    with timely treatment the patient has a good chance of recovery
  • r  at an opportune time
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timeserving
  • s  taking immediate advantage, often unethically, of any circumstance of possible benefit
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timeworn
  • s  repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse
    parroting some timeworn axiom
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timid
  • n  people who are fearful and cautious
    whitewater rafting is not for the timid
  • a  showing fear and lack of confidence
  • a  lacking self-confidence
    problems that call for bold not timid responses
  • s  lacking conviction or boldness or courage
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timorese
  • n  a native or inhabitant of Timor
  • a  of or relating to or characteristic of Timor or its inhabitants
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timorous
  • s  timid by nature or revealing timidity
    timorous little mouse
    in a timorous tone
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tined
  • v  plate with tin
  • v  preserve in a can or tin
  • v  prepare (a metal) for soldering or brazing by applying a thin layer of solder to the surface
  • s  having prongs or tines; usually used in combination
    a three-tined fork
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