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::: loom - appear or take shape (usually in an enlarged, indistinct, or distorted form); Ex. The shadow of the gallows loomed threateningly. N: apparatus for making thread into cloth
::: simplistic - oversimplified
::: 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
::: contrivance - something contrived; machine or apparatus; clever deceitful plan; scheme
::: optional - not compulsory; left to one's choice; N. option: act of choosing; choice; freedom or power to choose; something available as a choice; Ex. have no option; Ex. two options
::: diva - operatic singer; prima donna
::: vagrant - wandering from place to place; roving; stray; moving in a random fashion; Ex. vagrant thoughts; N. vagrancy
::: idyll - (idyl) short poem idealizing rural life; simple happy period of life (in the country); scene from such a time; Ex. idyll of two young lovers
::: recreant - disloyal; cowardly; N: disloyal and cowardly person
::: deleterious - harmful