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lumbered

to move heavily or clumsily

juncture

the point at which two things are joined

mottled

having spots or patches of color

recumbent

lying down

imperiously

arrogantly domineering or overbearing

morosely

sullenly; gloomily

scourges

pests

liniment

a medicinal liquid that is rubbed into the skin to relieve muscular stiffness and pain

plaintively

expressive of suffering

mollified

to soften in feeling or temper, as a person; pacify; appease

pugnacious

ready and able to resort to force or violence

ominously

in a threatening way

brittle

lacking warmth and generosity of spirit

archly

adv. deliberately or affectedly playful and teasing

complacently

in a self-satisfied manner

derision

ridicule, mockery

reprehensible

deserving blame or punishment

bemused

deeply absorbed in thought

wryly

cleverly, often with ironic or grim humor

fawning

attempting to win favor from influential people by flattery

contemptuously

without respect

indignation

a feeling of righteous anger

crestfallen

discouraged, dejected, downcast

earnestly

with great sincerity or seriousness

writhed

twisted (especially as in pain or struggle)

belligerently

in a hostile, aggressive, or fighting manner

dutifully

with a sense of duty, obligation, or respect

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