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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
polar - of a pole; characterized by opposite extremes; Ex. polar opposites
extraneous - not essential; irrelevant; superfluous; external; coming from the outside; Ex. extraneous details/noise/to the subject
eventual - happening at last as a result; Ex. eventual victory
murky - dark and gloomy; thick with fog; vague; Ex. murky night/fog; N. murk: partial or complete darkness; gloom
flail - beat with or as if with a flail; move wildly; thresh grain by hand; strike or slap; toss about; N: threshing tool consisting of a stick swinging from the end of a long handle
ponderous - having great weight; weighty; unwieldy; lacking lightness; dull; Ex. ponderous body/style of writing
unison - unity of pitch (in musical performance); complete accord; Ex. The choir sang in unison.
anomaly - irregularity
slavish - of or like a slave; servile; showing no originality; copied very closely; Ex. slavish devotion/copy of the original