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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
turmoil - extreme confusion; great commotion and confusion; Ex. throw the country into turmoil
dormant - sleeping; temporarily inactive; lethargic; latent
incendiary - arsonist; ADJ: causing fire; of arson; Ex. incendiary bomb
selective - careful in choosing; having an effect only on certain things; not general; Ex. eclectic weed killer
derivation - deriving; origin or source of something; Ex. the derivation of the word
grumble - complain; mutter discontentedly; grouch; N.
leonine - like a lion
penitent - repentant; N.
emolument - salary; payment for an office; compensation