The sentiment here is not tacit, but communicable and overt.Rhys, Ernest
He is of a reserved, taciturn habit, somewhat surly: not talkative even in his cups.Reid, Mayne
Lady Ruth went back to her guests, and with the effortless ease of long training, she became once more the gracious and tactful hostess.Oppenheim, E. Phillips (Edward Phillips)
Researchers are promoting magnetic interfaces for touch screens, which will make operating the touch screen more tactile and reduce excessive tapping.Forbes (Jan 20, 2012)
The industry, though, hasn’t disclosed what chemicals are used, raising concerns about tainted drinking water supplies and a call for peer-reviewed studies on the effects.
Tiny prayer wheels are now a popular car ornament, a talisman to ward off accidents.
It is terrific fun, but its relation to the theme remains tangential at best.
It has the capacity to change tangible, hard realities through no more than airy nothings, mere gauzy thoughts.
For long, monotonous months she had been struggling against just such cravings, impossible of realization, and therefore all the more tantalizing.Fischer, Anton Otto
“But keeping rabbits cooped up alone in hutches of the type sold by these big retail chains is just tantamount to cruelty.”
The snow tapered off after the field was cleared for warmups, but it picked back up toward halftime and kept falling with the mercury.Washington Post (Dec 21, 2010)
South Korea is dropping a long list of tariffs under the agreement, including stiff taxes on U.S. agricultural goods.Washington Post (Oct 1, 2010)
Verbal harassment refers to teasing, taunting, or insulting someone.New York Times (Nov 17, 2011)
The stay wires were tightened by turn buckles till they were taut as fiddle strings, assuring stability of the wings.Goldfrap, John Henry
The expression sounds trite and tautological; but it needs emphasis.Various
A cheap ornament spoils a handsome costume, better none at all; too many ornaments, even if good, look tawdry.Ritter, Thomas Jefferson
The journey was long and tedious, day after day passing with but few incidents to change the monotony of our progress.Brayton, Matthew
He was confident that he had the backing of the men, and in that confidence grew bold with reckless temerity.Crawford, Will
His bringing up was left to an uncle who had neither understanding nor sympathy for his dreamy and wayward temperament.Various
There was not room in Italy for two universal rulers, both holding of God, even though one ruled spiritual things and the other temporal.Norway, Arthur H.
I dare say you have often observed this disposition to temporize, or to procrastinate, in people who are labouring under any very poignant sorrow.Poe, Edgar Allan
“Then you allow his position to be more tenable and reasonable than yours?”Rogers, Henry
Constancy, persistence, dogged tenacity is certainly the striking feature of Jacob’s character.Dods, Marcus
Mr. Malik, who does not drink, decided that trading so-called pub securities would violate tenets of his faith.New York Times (Apr 15, 2012)
Here and there, passages of solid, compelling music making were marred by tentative, uncertain moments.New York Times (Mar 5, 2011)
Watching Belasco’s short play in London in 1900, Puccini reportedly was deeply moved — despite his tenuous grasp of the English language.Seattle Times (Apr 25, 2012)
Mr. Marshall’s career as Chief Justice extended through a period of more than thirty-four years, which is the longest judicial tenure recorded in history.Various
Workers prepare flower orders in the American Airlines cargo terminal at Kennedy International Airport.New York Times (Mar 13, 2012)
This sight made us forget our fatigues, and we hurried on, with fond anticipations of finding a speedy termination to all our sufferings.Marryat, Frederick
This building was known, in monastic terminology, as the “Lavabo.”Anonymous
Most inhabitants were farmers struggling to coax crops out of the steep and rocky terrain.New York Times (Mar 3, 2012)
On land, habitat loss takes away much-needed space for large, terrestrial animals.Scientific American (May 3, 2011)
The war was just a few months old, and the entire Michigan territory had fallen into British hands.Slate (May 25, 2012)
While she stared at him, he uttered the short, terse command: “Hands up!”Seltzer, Charles Alden
The plan divides roadways into three major categories: arterial, secondary and tertiary.New York Times (Dec 28, 2010)
Passing from one pavilion to another over tessellated pavements, we enter apartments rich in mosaics and all manner of precious stones.Field, Henry M. (Henry Martyn)
For in theocracies, to the social evil of the offence is added the impiety committed against the Deity and his representative on earth.R?ville, Albert
He had read widely in theology — Saint Augustine and Nietzsche and Reinhold Niebuhr — but he had no formal religious training.Washington Post (Feb 23, 2012)
The great masses of concrete act as a thermal sink, absorbing heat during the molten days and then radiating warmth at night.New York Times (Feb 16, 2012)
True to her thespian inheritance, she played Olivia in Twelfth Night on a student tour of the Highlands and Islands.
The words are hardly out of her mouth when the door opens and somebody appears upon the threshold.Duchess
He was managing clerk in some mercantile house, and, being a thrifty soul, invested all his spare cash instead of spending it.Peters, Charles
A naturally outgoing person, Irenstein learned quickly and his dating life began to thrive.Slate (Apr 27, 2012)
He suffered rheumatism in its most acute form, so the coastguard explained between his throes.Creswicke, Louis
Visitors flocked to Fredericksburg and long before the beginning thousands had gathered, sidewalks, steps and porches were crowded with merry throngs in carnival mood.Goolrick, John T.
Cora slowed down her engine by means of a throttle control that extended up near the wheel.Penrose, Margaret
I cried angrily, thrusting back those who pressed on me most closely.Weyman, Stanley John
Efforts to learn more were thwarted in January 2007, when the camera channel used by Hubble to acquire the image stopped working.
It is an angry, sometimes abusive, but overall articulate and heartfelt tirade about growing up in Gaza.
It bored him, and he was no toady to waste his time fawning upon possible patrons.Horne, Charles F. (Charles Francis)
Taking his stone axe he toiled all day until the tree was felled.Westervelt, W. D. (William Drake)
It works on a similar principle as casino chips, or, more directly, arcade tokens.Forbes (Jan 24, 2012)
This seems like a particularly troubling trend for academia, where digital books are slowly overtaking the heavy tomes I used to lug around.
They land in a lush green jungle whose topography seems to resemble no known place on Earth.Seattle Times (Jul 8, 2010)
His energies are suspended, his senses become numbed and torpid—in short, he feels as one who goes to sleep in a snow-storm.Reid, Mayne
Notwithstanding my nervous apprehension, a sleep more like the torpor of lethargy than natural slumber, fell on me at once.Mayer, Brantz
Those photons produce very small amounts of torque that can slow the rotation or speed it up.New York Times (Jan 12, 2010)
Torrential rains killed at least six people in Genoa on Friday, in the worst flooding the port city has seen in years, officials said.New York Times (Nov 5, 2011)
Days dragged on; days of torrid, relentless heat.Elliott, Maud Howe
Her dresses were fitted not only at the waist, but along the torso by a long and pointed bodice stiffened with wood, steel, or whalebone.Reilly, S. A.
Suppression of art and ideas is something that happens in totalitarian regimes, not this country, he added.Seattle Times (Oct 8, 2010)
Shock jock Howard Stern, however, didn’t hold back at a news conference in New York touting his own new TV gig.Seattle Times (May 11, 2012)
One tract of the mallee scrub, shared between Victoria and South Australia, covers an area of nearly 9000 square miles.Willoughby, Howard
By a three months’ School course stubborn horses may be made tractable, dangerous horses rendered comparatively safe, uncomfortable brutes easy and reliable.Dodge, Theodore Ayrault
One may “abuse,” “assail,” or vilify another to his face; he asperses, calumniates, slanders, or traduces him behind his back.Fernald, James Champlin
Losing altitude, they hurtled on a sloping trajectory toward Washington.Neville, Kris
Lifelong fisherman Jay Cassell, deputy editor of Field & Stream magazine, treasures lakeside vacations for the peace and tranquility only one can offer.
That she should have wanted to captivate Mr. Traffick,—she with her high ideas of some transcendental, more than human, hero!Trollope, Anthony
Hastily procuring pen and ink, he bade Sir Walter sing it over again while he transcribed the words to paper.Bender, Millicent Schwab
To say that I was transfixed, speechless, fascinated to intoxication by the spell of this marvellous development is no exaggeration.Various
Vietnamese state media prior to the trial reported prosecutors as saying that Mr. Dinh’s transgressions represent a “particularly serious violation of national security.”Wall Street Journal (Jan 21, 2010)
Smokers, on the other hand, had wildly transient populations, with species moving in and out—which opened up real estate for the bad bugs.Scientific American (Feb 21, 2012)
Positive reviews are blissful but strangely transitory, forgotten within hours.
It is usually translucent, becoming nearly transparent on immersion in water.Various
In looking at any object through a perfectly transparent medium, such as plate glass, we do not perceive any alteration in the real colours.Howard, Frank
So let’s inaugurate things around here by continuing a hallowed Technologizer tradition: making collective predictions about what will transpire at an upcoming Apple event.
Through an anguish of travail Canada has worked out an excellent system of self-government.Laut, Agnes C. (Agnes Christina)
It had taken them four days to traverse just 25 miles.
As any comic writer will tell you, one person’s humorous homage can easily be another’s disrespectful travesty.
By this fatal step Ashburnham incurred the unmerited charge of treachery and disloyalty.Various
He went out; they could hear his slow, careful tread on each of the slippery stairs.Woolson, Constance Fenimore
He was accused of disloyalty and treason, with the greatest heat, everywhere.Day, Clarence
I purchased the requisite study guides — intimidating, densely worded treatises on gastroenterology, cardiology, geriatrics, hematology and all the specialty areas of internal medicine.New York Times (Nov 3, 2011)
In the mountains, Mr. Sherpa can spend months trekking over glaciers and negotiating ice falls and treacherous crevasses at nosebleed heights.New York Times (Jan 21, 2012)
Only his tremulous voice and shaking hand betrayed suffering.Armstrong, W. N.
The trenchant blade of his intellect is still keen.Codman, John Thomas
No sign of trepidation or alarm, save the sudden stiffening of her form, was betrayed.Ainsworth, William Harrison
The students have described their personal trials, tribulations and emotional turmoil in my writing class.New York Times (Feb 15, 2012)
“The judicial power of the United States shall be vested in one Supreme Court and certain inferior tribunals.”Van Buren, Martin
Everything, in fact, was well thought over, and as was subsequently proved, the mistakes that did occur were few and trifling.Bull, Jacob B.
Mr. Tucker never finished the third book of what was supposed to be his Stalin trilogy.New York Times (Aug 1, 2010)
Well, all three teams in the Epstein management triumvirate are struggling.Seattle Times (Apr 22, 2012)
The original cave man, the troglodyte, may have got his that way.Paine, Albert Bigelow
Now he turned to behold a huge cock ostrich bearing down upon him with hostility and aggressiveness writ large all over its truculent personality.Mitford, Bertram
They cannot hurt us more than we can be hurt—an obvious truism but one which is often overlooked.Archer, William
“Health care provider” came into vogue as the catchall phrase and was quickly truncated to just “provider.”New York Times (Dec 29, 2011)
A scene of confusion and tumult arose in the office, lasting several moments.Palacio Valdés, Armando
The cities were berated as hubs of moral turpitude, decadence and greed.Vaknin, Samuel
The Falcons have even hired mixed martial arts instructors for off-season tutelage in wrestling, boxing and kickboxing.New York Times (Dec 26, 2011)
Alexander Lebedev sees his newspapers as vital forces against tyranny, oppression and corruption.