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forthcoming - happening in the near future; ready; willing to help; Ex. No answer was forthcoming.
submerge - place under water; dip; go under water; cover completely (as with water); Ex. submerged in work
quisling - traitor who aids invaders; CF. Vidkun Quisling
nautical - pertaining to ships or navigation
implicate - incriminate; involve incriminatingly; show to be involved (in a crime); Ex. implicate someone in the crime
collateral - security given for loan; ADJ: secondary; descended from the same person but through different sons or daughters
eclipse - darken; extinguish; outshine; surpass; cause an eclipse
perfunctory - done routinely and with little care; superficial; not thorough; lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm; Ex. perfunctory kiss
wince - move back suddenly; shrink back; flinch; Ex. She winced as she touched the cold body.
indices - signs; indications; Ex. indices of a student's potential; CF. index: something that reveals or indicates; sign; Ex. cost-of-living index