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temple2 the flat area on either side of the head between the forehead and ear.
tempo the speed at which a musical piece is to be played.
temporary for a short time; not permanent.
tempt to try to get (someone) to do something wrong or not wise by offering or seeming to offer something very desirable. [3 definitions]
ten the word for the Arabic numeral 10 and the Roman numeral X. [3 definitions]
Ten Commandments the ten laws handed down by God to Moses on Mount Sinai, according to the Old Testament of the Bible. The Ten Commandments are laws of moral conduct in the Jewish and Christian religions.
tend1 to be likely; usually do.
tend2 to care for or watch over; look after. [2 definitions]
tendency the fact of being likely to move in a certain direction. [2 definitions]
tender1 easily chewed or crushed; not tough; soft. [4 definitions]
tendon a cord or band of tough white tissue that connects a muscle with a bone or other body part; sinew.
Tennessee a state in the southeastern United States. Its capital is Nashville. (abbreviated: TN)
tennis a game that is played on a court by two or four players. In tennis, a small ball is hit back and forth over a low net using rackets.
tennis ball the small, round ball used in the game of tennis.
tenor a man's singing voice with the highest natural range, or a singer with such a voice. [3 definitions]
tense1 pulled or stretched tightly. [3 definitions]
tense2 the aspect of verbs that shows when an action takes place. Verbs can be in past, present, or future tense.
tension the act of stretching or state of being stretched; strain. [2 definitions]
tent a shelter made of canvas, nylon, or plastic. A tent is held up by poles and attached to the ground with stakes. [2 definitions]
tentacle a long thin body part on the head or around the mouth of some animals. Tentacles are used for feeling or taking hold of things.
tenth coming next after the ninth in a series. [3 definitions]