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palimpsest - parchment or piece of writing material used for second time after original writing has been erased
savory - pleasant in taste; tasty; pleasing, attractive, or agreeable; Ex. savory reputation
trident - three-pronged spear
discount - disregard; regard (a story or news) as unimportant; deduct from a cost
vortex - whirlwind; whirlpool; center of turbulence; predicament into which one is inexorably plunged
importune - beg persistently; make repeated requests (in an annoying way)
conjecture - surmise; guess; V.
ichthyology - study of fish; CF. ichthyo-: fish
parable - short simple story teaching a moral
anathema - solemn curse; someone or something regarded as a curse; V. anathematize