1. the pits any place of pain and turmoil
  2. hypothesis a tentative insight that is not yet verified or tested
  3. tepid moderately warm
  4. the hots intense sexual desire
  5. deputise appoint as a substitute
  6. Thetis one of the 50 Nereids; mother of Achilles by Peleus
  7. thesis an unproved statement advanced as a premise in an argument
  8. diabetes a disease characterized by high glucose levels in the blood
  9. theodicy the branch of religious studies that defends God's goodness
  10. therapist a person skilled in a particular type of care
  11. thereabouts near that time or date
  12. deputize appoint as a substitute
  13. Thebes an ancient Greek city in Boeotia destroyed by Alexander the Great in 336 BC
  14. the Indies the string of islands between North America and South America; a popular resort area
  15. Theobid a colorless crystalline alkaloid derived from tea leaves or made synthetically; used in medicine as a bronchial dilator
  16. epitome a standard or typical example
  17. depth the extent downward or backward or inward
  18. decubitus a reclining position (as in a bed)
  19. Thespis Greek poet who is said to have originated Greek tragedy
  20. debit an accounting entry acknowledging sums that are owing

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