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::: touchstone - stone used to test the fineness of gold alloys; criterion; standard
::: sluggard - lazy person
::: interloper - intruder; one who interferes
::: mutter - utter (complaining words) indistinctly in low tones
::: vociferous - clamorous; noisy; V. vociferate: cry out loudly (when complaining)
::: overture - musical introduction to a long musical piece; first offer or proposal (to begin talks in the hope of reaching an agreement); Ex. overtures for peace
::: frolicsome - prankish; gay; playful; merry; frisky
::: penury - extreme poverty; stinginess; ADJ. penurious: very poor; stingy
::: disheveled - untidy (of hair or clothing); V. dishevel
::: musky - having the odor of musk; N. musk: odorous substance secreted by an Asian deer