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touchstone - stone used to test the fineness of gold alloys; criterion; standard
adulterate - make impure or of poorer quality by adding inferior or tainted(contaminated) substances
minatory - menacing; threatening
transcribe - copy; write a copy of; N. transcription
brawl - noisy quarrel
wrest - obtain by pulling violently; pull away; take by violence; Ex. wrest victory from their grasp
discredit - defame; disgrace; destroy confidence in; disbelieve; N. CF. discreditable: causing discredit; shameful
tacit - understood (without actually being expressed); not put into words; Ex. tacit agreement
antiquity - quality of being very old; ancient times;
encompass - surround; include; Ex. His activities encompass publishing and computers.