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Prostrate

throw down flat, as on the ground

Indiscriminately

in a random manner

Rations

a fixed allowance of provisions or food, esp. for soldiers or sailors or for civilians during a shortage

Reprieve

a warrant granting postponement (usually to postpone the execution of the death sentence)

Dysentery

an infection of the intestines marked by severe diarrhea

Robust

rough and crude

Quarantine

isolation to prevent the spread of infectious disease

Scouring

the act of cleaning a surface by rubbing it with a brush and soap and water

Pillage

to rob goods by force especially during war.

Grimace

a facial expression of fear, disapproval, or pain

Pestilential

likely to spread and cause an epidemic disease and destroy crops or livestock

Vigilance

the process of paying close and continuous attention

Apathy

a lack of feeling, emotion, or interest

Haggard

looking worn and tired

Bombard

/ bombard throw bombs at or attack with bombs

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