Words starting with T

Words that start with T

Ten terrified turtles went traipsing through the turnips in Tennessee.

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Tis forTalc

Talc is the softest stone there is. It can be ground up and turned into talcum powder. The chemical composition of talc is hydrated magnesium silicate. Talc is typically found as a translucent grey-green stone.

Tis forTalk

Talking is making words with your mouth and tongue. When babies are born they cannot talk, and they gradually learn how to talk in the first few years of their life.

Tis forTall

Something is tall if the top of it is much higher up than the top of similar things. The person wearing the scarf on the left of the picture is taller than the other person in the picture. Giraffes and basketball players are tall. The opposite of tall is short.
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Tis forTamarind

Scientific name: tamarindus indica
Tamarind is a tropical tree that grows fruit in pods. Tamarinds are used as an ingredient in a number of sauces, chutneys and in numerous other dishes.
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A tambourine is a percussion instrument. It is usually round or a half-circle, with pairs of small metal jingles called zils around the edge. It usually has a drum surface too. You can play the tambourine by just shaking it to make it jingle, by hitting it against your leg, by tapping it with your hand or many other ways.

Tis forTame

An animal is tame if it is not afraid of people, and is friendly to them. Tame animals generally won't try to hurt people or run away. The opposite of tame is wild, and a similar word to tame is domesticated.
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Tis forTan

Tan is a shade of reddish-brown.
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Scientific name: citrus tangerina
Tangerines are a very sweet citrus fruit closely related to the mandarin. They are easy to peel and break into segments.

Tis forTangle

You tangle long, thin things together when you twist and entwine them around each other in a chaotic manner. Things that are tangled together are hard to get apart.
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Tis forTango

The tango is a rapid, sensual dance for two people that originates in Argentina.