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frock - long loose garment (worn by monks)
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
ordain - decree or command; grant holy orders; predestine; install as a minister, priest, or rabbi; N. ordainment; CF. ordination
churlish - boorish; rude; N. churl: boor; yahoo
troth - pledge of good faith especially in betrothal; betrothal; Ex. by my troth
solemnity - seriousness; gravity
compulsion - compelling; strong desire that is difficult to control; irresistible impulse
dispassionate - calm; impartial; not influenced by personal feelings
compliance - conformity in fulfilling requirements; readiness to yield; disposition to yield to others; V. comply
congruent - in agreement; harmonious; corresponding; coinciding exactly; CF. congruous