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tractable
  • a  easily managed (controlled or taught or molded)
    tractable young minds
    the natives...being...of an intelligent tractable disposition"- Samuel Butler
  • s  readily reacting to suggestions and influences
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trademarked
  • v  mark with a brand or trademark
  • v  register the trademark of
    The company trademarked their new gadget
  • s  (of goods and merchandise) labeled with proprietary (and legally registered) identification guaranteeing exclusive use
    trademarked goods
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traditional
  • a  consisting of or derived from tradition
    traditional history
    traditional morality
  • s  pertaining to time-honored orthodox doctrines
    the simple security of traditional assumptions has vanished
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traditionalist
  • n  one who adheres to traditional views
  • s  stubbornly conservative and narrow-minded
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traditionalistic
  • s  adhering to tradition especially in cultural or religious practices
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tragic
  • s  very sad; especially involving grief or death or destruction
    a tragic face
    a tragic plight
    a tragic accident
  • a  of or relating to or characteristic of tragedy
    tragic hero
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tragical
  • s  very sad; especially involving grief or death or destruction
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tragicomic
  • a  of or relating to or characteristic of tragicomedy
    a playwright specializing in tragicomic drama
  • s  manifesting both tragic and comic aspects
    the tragicomic disparity...between's man's aspirations and his accomplishments"- B.R.Redman
  • s  having pathetic as well as ludicrous characteristics
    her life...presented itself to me as a tragicomical adventure"--Joseph Conrad
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tragicomical
  • s  manifesting both tragic and comic aspects
  • s  having pathetic as well as ludicrous characteristics
    her life...presented itself to me as a tragicomical adventure"--Joseph Conrad
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trained
  • v  create by training and teaching
  • v  undergo training or instruction in preparation for a particular role, function, or profession
    He trained as a legal aid
  • v  develop (children's) behavior by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control
    Is this dog trained?
  • v  educate for a future role or function
    They trained him to be a warrior
  • v  teach or refine to be discriminative in taste or judgment
  • v  point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards
    He trained his gun on the burglar
  • v  teach and supervise (someone); act as a trainer or coach (to), as in sports
  • v  exercise in order to prepare for an event or competition
  • v  cause to grow in a certain way by tying and pruning it
  • v  travel by rail or train
    She trained to Hamburg
  • v  drag loosely along a surface; allow to sweep the ground
    She trained her long scarf behind her
  • a  shaped or conditioned or disciplined by training; often used as a combining form
    a trained mind
    trained pigeons
    well-trained servants
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traitorous
  • s  having the character of, or characteristic of, a traitor
    a lying traitorous insurrectionist
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tralatitious
  • s  having been passed along from generation to generation
    among Biblical critics a tralatitious interpretation is one received by expositor from expositor
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tramontane
  • n  a cold dry wind that blows south out of the mountains into Italy and the western Mediterranean
  • a  on or coming from the other side of the mountains (from the speaker)
    tramontane winds
  • s  being or coming from another country
    tramontane influences
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tranquil
  • s  (of a body of water) free from disturbance by heavy waves
    a lake of tranquil blue water reflecting a tranquil blue sky
  • s  not agitated; without losing self-possession
    she became more tranquil
    tranquil life in the country
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tranquilizing
  • v  make calm or still
  • v  cause to be calm or quiet as by administering a sedative to
  • s  tending to soothe or tranquilize
    valium has a tranquilizing effect
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tranquillising
  • v  make calm or still
  • v  cause to be calm or quiet as by administering a sedative to
  • s  tending to soothe or tranquilize
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