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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
facetious - joking (often inappropriately); unserious; humorous
loquacious - talkative; N. loquacity
immolate - offer or kill as a sacrifice (by fire)
consort - associate with; keep company; N: husband or wife (or a ruler)
cognizance - knowledge; ADJ. cognizant; having knowledge; aware
coterie - group that meets socially; select circle; close group of people with shared interests
conservatory - (conservatoire) school of the fine arts (especially music or drama); glass-enclosed area; CF. conservancy
subtlety - perceptiveness; ingenuity; delicacy; ADJ. subtle: delicate; so slight as to be difficult to detect; able to make fine distinctions; clever; Ex. subtle mind/differences in meaning
pinnacle - peak; highest point; acme; Ex. pinnacle of fame