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Quandary Resolution 4569
palimpsest, win-win, de rigueur, linchpin

It had become de rigueur in environmental protection circles to go beyond bemoaning the loss of habitats to proposing viable solutions, so it was a real win-win for both the navy and environmentalists when a decision was made to scuttle a mothballed relic so that the deck of an old destroyer could become a palimpsest supporting new ocean life, but the linchpin of the operation was finding a way to pump the tanks dry before towing the ship to its final resting place, to obviate the risk of a fuel leak at some future time.

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