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tray, n. salver, waiter, plateau, server.

treacherous, a. traitorous, perfidious, faithless.

treachery, n. treason, perfidy, disloyalty, Punic faith.

treasury, n. exchequer; repository. Associated Words: treasurer, fiscal, treasure-trove.

treat, v. regale, feast; negotiate; behave toward, deal with.

treatise, n. disquisition, dissertation, monograph; thesis.

treaty, n. covenant, agreement, compact, concordat, pact, protocol.

tree, n. (young) sapling, seedling; (with top cut off) pollard, bolling; (small) staddle. Associated Words: dendrology, sylviculture, arboriculture, arboriculturist, sylviculturist, dendrologist, arboreal, arbor, arboreous, arborescence, arborescent, arborist, arborization, dendrography, dendrophilous, sylvan, topiary work, thicket, copse, coppice, grove, plashing, sawyer, dendromoeter, rampick, spinny, dendrite, dendriform, dendroid, dendrolite, lichen, motte.

trellis, n. lattice, lattice-work, espalier, treillage.

tremble, v. quake, quiver, shudder, dodder, quaver, totter, vibrate, oscillate.

trembling, n. tremor, quivering, quaver, trepidation, rigor, oscillation.

trembling, a. doddering, shaking, infirm, quivering.

trench, n. ditch, gutter, trough, moat, channel.

trend, n. tendency.

trespass, v. encroach upon, infringe, intrude.

trial, n. test, experiment, proof, essay, examination; probation; ordeal, crucible, criterion; effort, exertion, endeavor; adversity, hardship, tribulation, affliction. Associated Words: empiricism, empirical, empiric, probationer, probationary, tentative.

trick, n. ruse, artifice, stratagem, sleight, hoax, maneuver, wile, feint, chicane; antic, prank, caper; trait, peculiarity.

trick, v. deceive, cheat, defraud, cozen, impose upon; dress, decorate, set off, adorn.

trickery, n. deception, chicanery, artifice, duplicity, Machiavelianism, circumvention, indirection.

trickle, v. dribble, drip, percolate, distill.

trickster, n. rogue, cheat, impostor, scoundrel.

tricky, a. trickish, knavish, unprincipled, treacherous.

trifle, n. triviality, bagatelle, doit.

trifle, v. dawdle, dally, pother, fribble, quiddle.

trifler, n. fribbler, dawdler, dallier, piddler, quiddler.

trifling, a. trivial, paltry, piddling, insignificant, piffling, frivolous.

trifling, n. piddling, frivolity, piffle, dalliance, quibbling, piffling.

trim, a. spruce, smart; neat, tidy.

trim, v. adjust, arrange; decorate, adorn, garnish, embellish, bedeck, trick; prune, clip, lop; (Colloq.) rebuke, reprove, reprimand, rate, scold.

trimming, n. embellishment, garnish, decoration; (Colloq.) chastisement, scolding, reproof.

trinket, n. bauble, gimcrack, knickknack, gewgaw, gaud; bijou; pl. trinkets, trinketry; bijoutry.

trip, n. jaunt; lapse, slip, stumble, misstep. Associated Words: itinerary, itinerancy, viatic, viaticum.

triplet, n. trilling.

trite, a. hackneyed, banal, commonplace.

triumph, n. victory, conquest; exultation, ovation.

triumph, v. overcome, prevail, succeed; exult, rejoice.

triumphant, a. exultant, jubilant; victorious.

trivial, a. trifling, frivolous, insignificant, unimportant.

triviality, n. unimportance, paltriness.

troop, n. company, battery, squad, band, throng, crowd.

trouble, v. vex, disturb, distress, inconvenience, incommode, pester, worry.

trouble, n. tribulation, adversity, reverses, affliction, calamity, misfortune; vexation, annoyance, inconvenience, worry, disturbance; torment, plague, thorn, bane.

troublesome, a. vexatious, burdensome, afflictive, harassing, galling, wearisome.

trounce, v. (Colloq.) flog, castigate, whip.

trousers, n. pl. pants, pantaloons, breeches; trews; spatterdashes, garnashes; knickerbockers.

trout, n. Associated Word: truttaceous.

truce, n. armistice.

truckle, v. cringe, knuckle, submit, yield.

true, a. correct, exact, accurate, veritable, authentic, real, genuine, actual; veracious, truthful; loyal, stanch, steadfast, unwavering; incorruptible, trustworthy, faithful, honorable. Antonyms: See untrue.

trueblue, a. (Colloq.) incorruptible, loyal, true.

truism, n. axiom.

trump, v. impose, palm off, obtrude, deceive.

trumpery, n. falsehood, deception; rubbish, trash.—a. worthless, deceptive, trashy.

trumpet, n. horn; shophar (Heb.). Associated Words: fanfare, buccinal.

trump up, v. devise, fabricate.

trunk, n. body, bole, stock; proboscis; chest, coffer.

truss, v. pack, compress; skewer.

trust, n. credence, confidence, belief, reliance, affiance, faith; credit, tick; assurance, confidence; duty, commission, charge. Antonyms: distrust, doubt. Associated Words: fiduciary, fiducial.

trust, v. depend upon, rely upon; give credit to, tick; intrust, commit.

trustee, n. fiduciary, regent.

trustful, a. unsuspicious, confiding, credulous, confident.

trusty, a. trustworthy, faithful, reliable.

truth, n. veracity, truthfulness; accuracy, precision, exactness, correctness; verity, fact; truism, axiom; fidelity, constancy, loyalty, fealty, steadfastness; candor, frankness, ingenuousness. Antonyms: See untruth.

truthful, a. veracious, undissembling, ingenuous, veridical.

try, v. test, examine, prove; attempt, essay, endeavor; purify, refine; hear, adjudicate, adjudge; strive, seek, strain.

try, n. attempt, essay, trial, experiment. See trial.

trying, a. severe, distressing, hard, irksome, afflictive, ordeal.

trysting-place, n. rendezvous.

tub, n. firkin, keeler, keelfat, keeve, vat, piggin.

tube, n. pipe; valinch.

tubular, a. tubiform, fistular, cannular.