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forthcoming - happening in the near future; ready; willing to help; Ex. No answer was forthcoming.
cantankerous - ill-humored; irritable
jetsam - things thrown from a ship (to lighten the ship)
wangle - achieve by cleverness or trick; wiggle out; fake; Ex. She tried to wangle an invitation to the party.
importune - beg persistently; make repeated requests (in an annoying way)
stoic - stoical; impassive; unmoved by joy or grief; N. CF. stoicism
recumbent - reclining; lying down completely or in part
implicate - incriminate; involve incriminatingly; show to be involved (in a crime); Ex. implicate someone in the crime
apropos - with reference to; regarding; Ex. remarks apropos (of) the present situation; ADJ. ADV.
pedestal - support or base as for a pillar or statue