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corrode - destroy or wear away gradually by chemical action (over a long period)
diorama - life-size, three-dimensional scene from nature or history; three-dimensional scene with modeled figures against a painted background
inhibited - (of a person) unable to express what one really feels
impenetrable - not able to be pierced or entered; beyond understanding; impossible to understand; Ex. impenetrable mystery
palimpsest - parchment or piece of writing material used for second time after original writing has been erased
extol - praise very highly; glorify
chaff - worthless products of an endeavor; husk(outer seed cover) separated from grain; Ex. separate the wheat from the chaff
acclaim - applaud; praise; greet with great approval; announce with great approval; Ex. The new drung has been acclaimed as the most important discoveries for years; N: strong expression of approval and praise
microcosm - small representative world; world in miniature; Ex. microcosm of English society
epigram - witty thought or saying, usually short