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tortuous - winding; full of curves; Ex. tortuous mountain road
marvel - To become filled with wonder or astonishment; N. One that evokes surprise, admiration, or wonder.
precinct - division of a city for election or police purposes; precincts: space that surrounds a building; Ex. precincts of the college
interdict - prohibit; forbid; N.
compromise - adjust or settle by making mutual concessions; endanger the interests or reputation of; put into danger, disrepute, or a dishonorable position; Ex. compromise one's principle; N.
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
prerogative - privilege; unquestionable right; CF. ask before
effectuate - effect; produce; achieve; Ex. effectuate a reconciliation
courier - messenger
snicker - half-stifled(suppressed) laugh; V.