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Word: palimpsest

Definition: parchment or piece of writing material used for second time after original writing has been erased


More Vocab Words

::: effective - effectual; producing a strong response; striking; in operation; in effect; Ex. effective speech/photograph
::: benefactor - gift giver; patron; person who does good or who gives money for a good purpose
::: leery - (of someone) suspicious; wary; cautious
::: babble - chatter idly or foolishly; make continuous sounds like water running gently over rounded stone; N.
::: innuendo - indirect or subtle (derogatory) hint; insinuation; Ex. sexual innuendo
::: comprehensive - broad; including a lot or everything; thorough; inclusive
::: euphemism - mild expression in place of an unpleasant one; ADJ. euphemistic
::: misconstrue - interpret incorrectly; misinterpret; misjudge
::: digression - wandering away from the subject; V. digress
::: myopic - nearsighted; lacking foresight; N. myopia