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litmus test


"What’s the litmus test here?
James Patterson  --  1st to Die
  a coloring material (usually on a strip of paper) that turns red in acid solutions and blue in alkaline solutions
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  • "What’s the litmus test here?
    James Patterson  --  1st to Die
  • "Give it the litmus test," Langdon said.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • And that puts us at a standstill—unless we can develop a litmus test for what religion really is.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Change of Heart
  • It is a litmus test for authentic God experience, and is—quite sadly—absent from much of our religious conversation today.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe II

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  • I’d spent some time as a kid wishing my name were Ashley or Katherine, if only because it would have made life simpler, but my mom liked to tell me that my name was actually a kind of litmus test.
    Sarah Dessen  --  Along for the Ride
  • her litmus test for good breeding is whether you split infinitives
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Associated words [difficulty]:   litmus test [9]
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Most commonly used in these subjects:   Personal Finance, Sports, Religion - Christianity
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