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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
::: gist - essence; main point; substance
::: accessible - easy to approach; obtainable
::: incur - bring upon oneself
::: appraise - estimate value of; N. appraisal
::: irreconcilable - impossible to reconcile; incompatible; not able to be resolved
::: superficial - of the surface; not deep; shallow; not thorough; trivial; Ex. superficial analysis/knowledge
::: vaunted - boasted; bragged; highly publicized; V. vaunt: boast; brag
::: ephemeral - short-lived; fleeting
::: jingoist - extremely aggressive and militant patriot; warlike chauvinist; N. jingoism: extreme nationalism