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Sentence count:13Posted:2017-01-28Updated:2017-01-28
Similar words: glimpseclosestimpalpablemunicipalityPalestinianimpartialitysimple interestmanifest destinyMeaning: ['pælɪmpsest]  n. a manuscript (usually written on papyrus or parchment) on which more than one text has been written with the earlier writing incompletely erased and still visible. 
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1) The whole discordant palimpsest of photographic realities with which we are daily bombarded is communicated in the microcosm of a single canvas.
2) Palimpsest is a metaphor commonly used by deconstructionists, particularly Jacques Derrida.
3) Instead of adding a new layer to the palimpsest of the Great Plains, strip-mining destroys the palimpsest itself.
4) Palimpsest: On the Traces of Fairy Tale Rewriting in "Glass Coffin" by A. S. Byatt.
5) All history was a palimpsest, scraped clean and reinscribed as often as was necessary.
6) Land is the palimpsest of human needs, desires, meaning, greed, and fears.
7) Moreover, preserving the spatial forms and making a palimpsest of the space allowed the process of revitalization as a double edges sword to carve the city's history and culture face.
8) All history was a palimpsest, scraped clean and reinscribed exactly as often as was necessary.
9) Their occurrence, composition, enclaves,( palimpsest structure and intrusive con-tact relationships prove that they are ancient granitic plutons which now occur in the form ofgneisss.
10) Some of it is lost, as the DNA palimpsest has been erased and re - written.
11) Once again the novel repeatedly turns inwards to examine its own nature, presenting itself as a kind of palimpsest.
12) It may be wove paper, vellum-smooth and shiny, or a bit of scrap, torn not quite straight, with a palimpsest of typed meeting-minutes showing through.
13) Few autobiographical works, from the respective Confessions of St. Augustine (397 CE) and Rousseau (1769) to, say, Gore Vidal's Palimpsest (1995), feel as warmly open as Modern Nature.
More similar words: glimpseclosestimpalpablemunicipalityPalestinianimpartialitysimple interestmanifest destinycontretempsupsetelapsecorpsesynapsecollapseassesspalgalileo galileislimlimnlimbpossesssessionpalmpalelimitanalysesobsessedpremisespaltrypallor
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