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touchstone - stone used to test the fineness of gold alloys; criterion; standard
acknowledge - recognize; admit
charlatan - quack; pretender to knowledge (esp. in medicine)
prone - inclined to; likely to (suffer); prostrate; lying with the front downward; Ex. prone to disease/make mistakes; Ex. accident-prone
retrench - cut down; cut down expenses; economize
hegemony - dominance especially of one nation over others
reparable - capable of being repaired
sloth - slow moving tree-dwelling mammal; laziness; ADJ. slothful: lazy; indolent
exploit - make use of, sometimes unjustly; N. exploitation
subsume - include (as a member of a group); encompass