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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
imbroglio - complicated situation (as in a play); painful or complex misunderstanding (as in a play); entanglement; confused mass (as of papers); V. embroil
exquisite - delicate; very finely made; extremely beautiful; Ex. exquisite piece of jewelry
doggerel - poor verse
analgesic - causing insensitivity to pain; N.
suffuse - spread through or over (with a color or liquid); charge; Ex. A blush suffused her cheeks.
promulgate - announce; proclaim a doctrine or law; make known by official publication
belligerent - quarrelsome
aviary - enclosure for birds; large cage
sacrilegious - desecrating; profane; N. sacrilege: desecration, misuse, or theft of something sacred