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palimpsest - parchment or piece of writing material used for second time after original writing has been erased
adjacent - adjoining; neighboring; close by
marital - pertaining to marriage
halcyon - calm; peaceful; Ex. halcyon days
controvert - oppose with arguments; attempt to refute; contradict; ADJ. controversial; N. controversy
allude - refer indirectly; N. allusion: indirect reference
quicksilver - mercury
entourage - group of attendants; retinue; CF. surround
founder - fail completely; sink; CF. flounder
sensuous - giving pleasure to the senses; pertaining to the physical senses; operating through the senses; sensuous feeling of soft velvet on the skin