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proponent - supporter; backer; opposite of opponent
worldly - engrossed in matters of this earth; not spiritual; of the material world
derivation - deriving; origin or source of something; Ex. the derivation of the word
touchstone - stone used to test the fineness of gold alloys; criterion; standard
cohere - stick together
dogged - determined; stubborn; stubbornly persevering; tenacious; Ex. Inspector Javert's dogged pursuit of Jean Valjean
stodgy - dull; stuffy; boringly conservative; Ex. stodgy book
supersede - replace; cause to be set aside; make obsolete; N. supersession
deducible - derived by reasoning; V. deduce: infer; derive by reasoning
subside - sink to a lower level; settle down; sink to the bottom (as a sediment); descend; grow quiet; become less; moderate; abate