7001 - 8000 Vocabulary List for Visiting Scholars in the USA - Page 80

Word Type Used in a Sentence Synonym
telex noun The telex has been replaced by the fax. a communication device
telltale adj. Tire marks were a telltale sign of the accident. something that indicates or reveals
tenacity noun His tenacity to accuracy amazed us. holding to or adhering to something
tentative adj. We agreed to a tentative schedule. not fully worked out, agreed on; provisional
terrestrial adj. We lived on terrestrial animals alone. living or growing on land; not aquatic
therapy noun He had physical therapy to regain use of his leg. treatment of illness or disability
tonic noun The tonic revived him to normal again. an invigorating, refreshing agent
topple verb The crowd tried to topple the statue. to push or throw over; overturn
verb The people tried to topple the government. to overthrow; to cause to be replaced
tornado noun The tornado caused massive destruction. a violent rotating column of air