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::: posthumous - after death (as of child born after father's death or book published after author's death); coming or occurring after one's death; Ex. posthumous fame/novel
::: bereaved - deprived of (someone beloved through death)
::: forthcoming - happening in the near future; ready; willing to help; Ex. No answer was forthcoming.
::: severity - harshness; intensity; sternness; austerity; ADJ. severe: harsh; strict; extremely violent or intense
::: gullible - easily deceived
::: overweening - arrogant; presumptuous
::: elucidate - explain; make clear; clarify; enlighten; CF. lucid
::: deadpan - wooden; impassive; with no show of feeling; with an expressionless face
::: steep - soak; saturate; Ex. steep the fabric in the dye bath; ADJ: precipitous
::: viable - capable of maintaining life; feasible; practical or workable; Ex. viable scheme