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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
outskirts - fringes; outer borders (as of a city); Ex. outskirts of Boston
finesse - delicate skill; V: handle with finesse
entrance - put under a spell(condition caused by magical power); carry away(fill with strong feeling) with emotion; put into a trance; fill with delight
conspire - take part in a conspiracy; (of events) work together; combine; Ex. Events conspired to produce great difficulties.
distinctive - clearly different from others of the same kind
lank - long and thin; Ex. Lank, gaunt, Abraham Lincoln
disseminate - distribute; spread; scatter (like seeds)
impregnable - invulnerable; impossible to capture or enter by force; Ex. impregnable fort/argument; CF. take
indulge - yield to; gratify; allow oneself a special pleasure; Ex. indulge one's every whim/a child/in a big cigarette; N. indulgence