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isthmus - narrow neck of land connecting two larger bodies of land
exiguous - small in amount; minute
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
retain - keep; maintain possession of; employ (esp. a lawyer or advisor); N. retainer: servant; fee paid to retain an advisor
gloat - express evil satisfaction; look at or think about with evil satisfaction; view malevolently; Ex. The thief gloated over the stolen jewels.
nebulous - vague; hazy; cloudy; of a nebula; Ex. nebulous proposal
incur - bring upon oneself
iota - very small quantity
corrode - destroy or wear away gradually by chemical action (over a long period)
evanescent - fleeting; vanishing; soon disappearing; V. evanesce