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Origin of palimpsest
OTHER WORDS FROM palimpsestpal·imp·ses·tic [pal-imp-ses-tik] /ˌpæl ɪmpˈsɛs tɪk/ adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for palimpsest
Can you talk about how the palimpsest informs the structure of your novel?
In a figurative way, palimpsest refers to an object or place that reflects its own history.
Which, in such cases—the act or the utterance, the gesture or the text—is the palimpsest of other?
The palimpsest of memory recalled with intensest vividness the Christian teachings of his childhood.The Catacombs of Rome|William Henry Withrow
She longed to penetrate below the surface and decipher the strange palimpsest of human life.The Daughters of Danaus|Mona Caird
What else than a natural and mighty palimpsest is the human brain?
This shows that naturally, and without violent agencies, the human brain is by tendency a palimpsest.
You know perhaps, masculine reader, better than I can tell you, what is a Palimpsest.