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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
::: parched - extremely dry; very thirsty; V. parch: make or become extremely dry (by exposure to heat)
::: nutrient - nourishing substance; ADJ: providing nourishment
::: humus - substance or rich soil formed by decaying vegetable matter; CF. soil
::: incessant - uninterrupted; unceasing
::: disdain - treat with scorn or contempt
::: slink - move furtively; ADJ. slinky: stealthy; furtive; sneaky (as in ambush)
::: gauche - clumsy (in social behavior); coarse and uncouth
::: condign - adequate; (of punishment) severe and well deserved
::: unruly - disobedient; lawless; difficult to control