flush, copious, bounteous, rich,
teen-age, adj. teen, teen-aged; young, youthful, juvenile, juvenescent; pubescent, adolescent, minor, under legal age.
teen-ager, n. teen, teener, teenybopper, teeny; youth, juvenile, adolescent, minor,
teeter, v. 1. seesaw, move or bob up and down, pitch; oscillate, vibrate, librate; fluctuate, vacillate, dither.
2. stagger, totter, rock, reel, sway, Dial, wamble, roll; wobble, waggle, waddle, waver, zigzag; flap, flop, lurch, jerk, hunch, hitch, lumber; tip, tilt, lean, sag, bend.
teetotaler, n. nondrinker, abstainer, nephalist, water-drinker, hydropot; temperance advocate, W.C.T.U. member, prohibitionist, Inf. dry, blue-ribbonist, blue-ribbonite, blue-ribboner, Chiefly Brit. pussyfoot; puritan, ascetic; Rechabite, Encratite.
teetotalism, n. See - temperance (def. 2).
telegram, n. telegraph, wire, cable, cablegram, Inf. telex; lettergram, night letter, day letter, singing telegram; radiogram, radiotelegram, Rare, mar-conigram; dispatch, message, Trademark. Mailgram; bulletin, flash.
telegraph, n. 1. ticker, stock ticker, news ticker, Telex, teleprinter, wire; radiotelegraph, wireless, mar-conigraph.
-v. 2. wire, cable, send by wire, send collect, send press collect; flash, radio,
telepathy, n. mental telepathy, ESP, extrasensory perception, psychometry, mind reading, thought transference; clairvoyance, second sight, reading [s.o.] like a book, having eyes in the back of one's head,
telephone, n. 1. phone, line, party line, SI. horn; pay telephone, dial or push-button telephone, wall or desk telephone, videophone.
-v. 2. phone, call, give or put in a call, call up, ring, ring up, Inf. buzz, Inf. give a buzz, dial, SI. get on the horn; call long distance, make a long distance or
1.d. call, Chiefly Brit, make a trunk call, call station-to-station or person-to-person, call collect, reverse the charges; give a wake-up call.
telescope, n. 1. scope, glass, spyglass; field glasses, binoculars, opera glasses; periscope, microscope.
-v. 2. shorten, abbreviate, truncate, cut, cut short; condense, reduce, boil, boil down, abstract, capsulize, summarize, brief, synopsize, abridge; compact, compress, contract, tighten, make tight; consolidate, squeeze together, jam together, slide into each other.
television, n. 1. broadcast, telecast, SI. videocast, airing.
2. TV, television set, TV set, video, SI. tube, SI. boob tube, SI. idiot box, SI. box, SI. box in the living room, Brit. Inf. telly, small silver screen, cable TV; console, cabinet, set.
tell, v. 1. narrate, relate, report, recount, rehearse, recite; describe, portray, depict, detail, explain; delineate, sketch, picture, paint; romance.
2. vociferate, voice, give mouth or voice to, air, vent, ventilate, communicate, let be known; impart, inform, Inf. tip off, utter, declare, Archaic, discover, break the news; reveal, make known, disclose, divulge, bring out, bring out into the open, bring to light; release, break, report, publish, Archaic, divulgate, print; advertise, broadcast, proclaim, announce, herald, trumpet.
3. disbosom, disembosom, get [s.t.] off one's chest, make a clean breast of [s.t.], unburden oneself, confess, SI. fess up, own up, admit, acknowledge; blurt out, blab, leak, give away, Inf let out, let slip, let the cat out of bag, spill the beans, SI. blow the lid off; Inf. give away the whole show, SI. spill one's guts, SI. open up; betray, Inf. blow the whistle on, SI. pull the plug on, Inf. pull the rug out from underneath [s.o.]; tattle, tattletale, All SI. squeal, squeak, rat, fink, stool, peach.