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ex post facto
used in Dracula

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Definition
after the fact; ordinarily used in reference to constitutional prohibition on ex post facto laws which would punish someone for an act committed before the law that made it illegal was enacted
  • A noble use of them had, however, been made, and again I was compelled to deal with the result in ex post facto manner.
    Chapter 17 (68% in)

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