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palimpsest - parchment or piece of writing material used for second time after original writing has been erased
rivet - metal pin used for fastening metal plates together; V: fasten with a rivet; engross
heterodox - (of beliefs) against accepted opinion; unorthodox; unconventional
expertise - specialized knowledge (in a particular field); expert skill
cistern - reservoir or water tank
gadfly - animal-biting fly; irritating person
didactic - (of speech or writing) intended to teach a moral lesson; teaching; instructional; N. didacticism
badinage - teasing conversation; banter; joking talk
musty - stale (in odor or taste); spoiled by age; CF. moist
intangible - not able to be perceived by touch; vague