Found 113 articles starting with T:

tongue - correct spelling

noun and verb
Example: He spoke in his native tongue. noun...

too - correct spelling

adverb
Not to.Example: He will come, too.Example: He stood too n...

torpor - vocabulary

noun
Apathy, sluggish inactivity, a state of suspended physical activity, lethargic indifference. Nothing is so well calculated to produce a death-like torpor in the country as an extended s...

tortious, tortuous, torturous - vocabulary

adjective
Tortious: a legal word that refers to an act that gives ground for a lawsuit based on tort law.Note: ...

Torturous vs. Tortuous

Separated by just one pesky letter, these two similar-sounding adjectives can be torturous to keep straight. Or is it tortuous? Consider the sentences below: ...

torturous, tortuous, tortious

The words torturous and tortuous come from the same Latin root “torquere,” which means “to twist.” But their meanings today are distinct.Torturous is related to the...

tough - correct spelling

adjective, adverb, noun, and verb
Example: He’s a tough man to work for. ...

tournament - correct spelling

noun
Example: Carolina won the NCAA basketball tournament....

tout, taunt, taut, taught

To tout means "to brazenly solicit support" (or in rare cases "to deal in racehorses").To taunt means “to ridicule” or “to mock.”Taut means “tense” or “draw...

toward - correct spelling

preposition
Note: Americans use toward while the British use towards.Example: He walked straight toward me....

towards - correct spelling

See toward...

tractable - vocabulary

adjective
Easily led or controlled, as in a tractable child or tractable voters. The parole board scene, like many other sequences here, attests to the filmmakers' skill at unobtrusive...

tragedy - correct spelling

noun
Example: Little Lucy viewed her lost tooth as a tragedy....

Transaction Results

[transactionresults]...

transferred - correct spelling

verb (past tense and past participle of the verb transfer)Example: He transferred most of ...

transferring - correct spelling

verb (present participle of the verb transfer)Example: We are transferring our property to our children....

Transitive and Intransitive

The trick question we used above to determine whether a verb is transitive will always nail a verb as transitive or intransitive: Can I [verb] somebody or something? If yes, the verb is transitive. If no, the verb is intransitive.Naturally en...

transitive verb

Action verbs are either transitive or intransitive. A transitive verb has the intrinsic ability to attach directly to a noun, called the direct object
. But an intr...

transitive verb - vocabulary

noun
Note: The transitive verb is a good thing to know. Because many experienced writers usually know its ins and outs, I’ve included a brief discussion here....

Transitive Verbs

Verbs with ObjectsAs Amber and Igor became grammatically aware, Amber noticed that action verbs came in two models. One described someone (the subject) doing something (the verb) to someone or something (the direct object). T...

Translucent vs. Opaque

If you can see through something, is it opaque, translucent, or transparent? Two of these words might fit, d...

travail - vocabulary

noun
Hard or agonizing labor, painfully difficult work; anguish or suffering resulting from physical or mental hardship; also, the pain of childbirth. Far travel, very far travel, or travail...

Travelled vs. Traveled

Lee travelled to the Middle East during vacations. ...

travesty - vocabulary

noun
A burlesque of a serious work characterized by grotesque incompatibility of style of the original; a grotesque imitation, as in a travesty of justice.Note: Though travesty is ...

treasury - correct spelling

noun
Example: The balance in our treasury is woefully low....

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