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1. touchstone

noun. ['ˈtʌtʃˌstoʊn'] a basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated.

Synonyms

  • ordered series
  • GPA
  • yardstick
  • baseline
  • gauge
  • grade point average
  • procrustean bed
  • measure
  • earned run average
  • criterion
  • monetary system
  • procrustean standard
  • ERA
  • medium of exchange
  • metric
  • standard of measurement
  • standard
  • procrustean rule
  • norm
  • graduated table
  • system of measurement
  • benchmark
  • scale of measurement

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • standard
  • nonstandard
  • criticize

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Words that Rhyme with Touchstone

  • acetone
  • baritone
  • blackstone
  • bloodstone
  • bluestone
  • blystone
  • bridgestone
  • brookstone
  • brownstone
  • capstone
  • cherrystone
  • cobblestone
  • cornerstone
  • coverstone
  • curbstone
  • dialtone
  • dialtone
  • executone
  • eyestone
  • featherstone

Example sentences of the word touchstone


1. Noun, singular or mass
First, the rose maintains its position as a representative or touchstone of beauty unwaveringly.

Quotes containing the word touchstone


1. Touchstone watched, suddenly conscious that he probably only had five seconds left to be alone with Sabriel, to say something, to say anything. Perhaps the last five seconds they ever would have alone together.I am not afraid, he said to himself."I love you,"he whispered. "I hope you don't mind.
- Garth Nix, Sabriel

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