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misnomer - wrong or improper name; incorrect designation
levee - earthen or stone embankment to prevent flooding; CF. raise
slipshod - slovenly; careless; sloppy; untidy; shabby; Ex. slipshod work
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
asinine - stupid; Ex. asinine remarks
nomadic - wandering; N. nomad: tribe who migrates from place to place
hindrance - block; obstacle; V. hinder
stupor - state of being stupefied; state of apathy; daze; lack of awareness
moratorium - legal delay of payment or action; Ex. declare moratorium on the building of new houses
nurse - suckle; take care of (as a nurse); bear in mind; Ex. nursing mother; Ex. nurse a hope/grudge against someone