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forthcoming - happening in the near future; ready; willing to help; Ex. No answer was forthcoming.
enclave - territory enclosed within an alien land
scourge - lash; whip (formerly used for punishment); source of severe punishment; V: whip; afflict
militia - army composed of ordinary citizens rather than professional soldiers
impediment - hindrance; stumbling-block; speech defect preventing clear articulation; Ex. speech impediment
dotage - senility; feeblemindedness of old age; Ex. In one's dotage
doctrinaire - unable to compromise about points of doctrine; dogmatic; unyielding; marked by inflexible attachment to a doctrine without regard to its practical difficulties
omnipotent - all-powerful; having unlimited power
distraught - upset; distracted by anxiety; very anxious and troubled almost to the point of madness; Ex. distraught with grief/worry
delirium - mental disorder marked by confusion; uncontrolled excitement; ADJ. delirious