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forthcoming - happening in the near future; ready; willing to help; Ex. No answer was forthcoming.
ephemeral - short-lived; fleeting
edict - decree (especially one issued by a sovereign); official command
misnomer - wrong or improper name; incorrect designation
hallowed - blessed; consecrated; Ex. hallowed ground; V. hallow: set apart as holy
animosity - active enmity
smear - spread or cover with a sticky substance; N: mark made by smearing
haggard - wasted away; gaunt; Ex. haggard faces of the rescued miners
flaccid - flabby; lacking firmness; weak; Ex. flaccid muscles
parry - ward off a blow; deflect; Ex. He parried the unwelcome question very skillfully; N. CF.