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Vocabulary WordsMeanings
tournamenta sports competition which several teams try to win, to see which is the best
tow(rhymes with go) to pull something along by a rope
towardsin the direction of
towela piece of thick cloth or paper that you use to dry things that are wet
towera building or part of a building that is very high and narrow
towna lot of houses and buildings together. It is larger than a village
toysomething children play with
traceto copy a drawing by putting transparent paper over it and going over the lines with a pencil
tracka rough path through woods or fields. The same word also means a railway line
tractora heavy motor with wheels that pulls something along
tradeto buy and sell: to exchange. The same word also means a particular kind of business, like hairdressing or dressmaking
trafficcars, buses and vans moving along the streets
tragedya disaster; a terribly sad happening
trailfootprints or other sings that have been left by something or someone moving ahead of you
trailerany wheeled vehicle drawn behind a motor car or lorry
traina lot of carriages pulled along a railway by an engine. The same word also means to teach
trainersomeone who teaches a person or animal to do something well, like swimming or running in a race
traita feature, peculiarity, Characteristic, touch, stroke
traitorsomeone who betrays his friends or country
trampto walk heavily. The same word also means a person who wanders from place to place, often sleeping out of doors and begging for money from other people
trampleto tread heavily on something
transactto perform, manage, carry through
transferto carry or send something or someone from one place to another
transformto change the way something looks, as a caterpillar is transformed into a butterfly
translateto express the meaning of words in one language in another language
transparenteasily seen through. Window glass is transparent
transplantto remove a plant from the ground and plant it somewhere else. The same word also means a kind of surgery in which diseased part of the body is removed and healthy part put in its place
transportto carry something from one place to another
trapa way of catching animals or birds
trapdoora door in the floor or ceiling
trapezea kind of swing with only a thin bar for a seat
travelto make a journey; to go from place to place
trawlera special fishing boat that drags a large net along the bottom of the sea
traya flat piece of wood, metal or plastic, on which you can carry light things, such as cups and saucers and food
treacherousnot to be trusted; likely to betray
treaclea thick dark sticky food which comes from sugar cane
treadto step or walk
treama kind of bus which runs on rails and works by electricity
treasurea collection of money or jewels. The same word also means anything which is valuable or much loved
treatto act in a certain way towards someone or something. The same word also means a special outing or present for which you do not have to pay
treblethree fold, triple
treea very large plant with leaves and branches
trembleto shake or shiver
tremendousvery large; enormous; huge
trencha deep ditch
trepassto go on someone else’s land or property without permission
trialto test to see if something works well: the judging of a person in a court of law
trianglean area with three straight sides
tribea group of families who all live together with one chief who rules them
tricksomething clever. Some people can do magic tricks and others can do tricks like walking on a wire, or standing on a horse when it is running

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Examples of back formation
1.Baby-sit (baby-sitter)
2.Gyre (gyroscope)
3.Edit (editor)