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Word: retroactive

Definition: 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


More Vocab Words

::: doddering - shaky; infirm from old age; V. dodder
::: veneer - thin surface layer (of good quality wood, glued to a base of inferior material); cover; surface show; fa\c{c}ade; V.
::: miscellaneous - made up of a variety of parts
::: truculence - aggressiveness; ferocity; ADJ. truculent: aggressive; pugnacious; fierce
::: encipher - encode; convert a message into code; put into cipher
::: regiment - military unit; V: subject to strict order; Ex. regimented society
::: larder - pantry; place where food is kept
::: approbation - approval
::: unseemly - unbecoming; not proper in behavior; indecent; Ex. leave with unseemly haste
::: lumber - move heavily or clumsily; Ex. The bear lumbered through the woods; N: timber