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touchstone - stone used to test the fineness of gold alloys; criterion; standard
palatable - agreeable; pleasing to the taste
suspense - state of being undecided; anxiety or apprehension resulting from uncertainty
beget - father; become the father of; produce; give rise to
accomplice - partner in crime
cryptic - mysterious; hidden; secret
sedentary - requiring sitting; done while sitting; not moving from one place to another; settled; Ex. sedentary job/population
fortitude - bravery; courage; strength of mind
strew - spread randomly; sprinkle; scatter; Ex. flower girl strewing rose petals
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