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forthcoming - happening in the near future; ready; willing to help; Ex. No answer was forthcoming.
ramshackle - (of a building or vehicle) poorly constructed; rickety; falling apart
unmitigated - (of something bad) not moderated; unrelieved or immoderate; without qualification; absolute; Ex. unmitigated disaster
compress - force into less space; squeeze; contract; put into fewer words; N: thick mass of cloth pressed to part of the body to stop bleeding or swelling, reduce fever, etc.
circumlocution - indirect or roundabout expression (by using an uncecessarily large number of words esp. when trying to avoid answering a difficult question directly)
grunt - utter a deep guttural sound (as a pig does); N.
draconian - extremely severe; Ex. draconian punishment; CF. Draco: Athenian politician
omnipotent - all-powerful; having unlimited power
lance - pierce with a lance; cut into; N: spearlike weapon
glib - fluent (with insincerity or superficiality); facile; slick