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retroactive - taking effect before its enactment (as a law) or imposition (as a tax); (of a law) having effect on the past as well as the future
ambiguous - unclear or doubtful in meaning; having more than one possible interpretation
relapse - return to a former state (esp. after improvement); N.
hurtle - crash; rush; move with great speed; Ex. hurtling runaway train
impenetrable - not able to be pierced or entered; beyond understanding; impossible to understand; Ex. impenetrable mystery
juridical - of the law and its administration; CF. judicial: of courts of law; CF. judiciary
fret - be annoyed or vexed; Ex. fret over your poor grades; N: irritation of mind; ADJ. fretful
exodus - departure (of a large number of people)
promiscuous - mixed indiscriminately; indiscriminate; not choosing carefully; indiscriminate in the choice of sexual partners; irregular, particularly sexually; Ex. promiscuous life/girl; N. promiscuity
hypochondriac - person unduly worried about his health; worrier without cause about illness; ADJ. CF. hypochondria: neurosis that one is or is becoming ill; CF. abdomen